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Local Links

Harrisonburg / Rockingham Community Services Board (CSB)

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB)

Harrisonburg City Paratransit – Serving the city of Harrisonburg

Virginia Regional Transit (CATS) – Services in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County

Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS)

Caregivers Community Network – CCN offers unique services for all frail elders and their family caregivers.

SpiritHorse Shenandoah Valley – SpiritHorse individuals with special needs in reaching their full potential through interaction with horses.

Bruce Dellinger – mouth drawn artwork by the Valley’s very own!

Daily News Leader

Daily News Record

Waynesboro News Virginian


State Links

Virginia Association of Centers for Independent Living (VACIL)

disability Law Center of Virginia (dLCV)

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
DARS Employment Services
DARS Transition Services
Locate a DARS office near you.

Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (Medicaid)
DMAS Long-Term Care and Waivers
Commonwealth Coordinated Care (CCC) for Medicare & Medicaid Enrollees

Department for Blind and Visually Impaired (DBVI)

Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDHH)

VCU’s Center on Transition Innovations – Virginia Commonwealth University offers rich information to support your work in helping youth with disabilities achieve their full potential as they transition into adulthood.  Or find them on Facebook.

Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS)

Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority (ATLFA)

Directory for Consumer-Directed Personal Assistants – Register if you would like to provide services to individuals or search for local individuals who are looking for work.

Virginia General Assembly

Virginia Department of Education
Parent’s Guide to Special Education

2-1-1  Information & Referral

National Links

Social Security Administration
Disability Benefits      Beneficios de incapacidad
Disability Starter Kit      Los conjuntos de materiales para iniciar la solicitud de incapacidad

National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)

Department of Justice

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) – Locate a CIL near you.

Emergency Preparedness Resources for People with Disabilities

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  — CDC info on disability, inclusion, healthy living, emergency preparedness, and more.

National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI)

Cerebral Palsy Group  — The Cerebral Palsy Group is dedicated to providing information, resources, and support to those who have been affected by CP.

Challenged Athletes Foundation — CAF provides opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.

Wheeling Sportsmen — Sportsmen NWTF is dedicated to providing people with disabilities, including disabled hunters, disabled anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts, the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities.