The Arc of the New River Valley
Join us for Effort Day 10am to 1pm July 14, 2018 at the Christiansburg Recreation Center! Read more here. See All Events.

The Arc of the New River Valley

A Life Like Yours

WHO WE ARE

The Arc is the nation’s leading advocacy and service organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Arc of the New River Valley is a local chapter of The Arc of Virginia and The Arc of the United States. The Arc of the New River Valley serves the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski and the City of Radford, Virginia.

Meet our all-volunteer board.

OUR MISSION

We advocate for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, inform and educate the community about issues affecting people with disabilities and their families, advocate for full participation in community life, and facilitate opportunities for social connections and relationships.

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

– MAHATMA GANDHI
George Rogers and a volunteer smile for the camera at the bowling alley

UPCOMING EVENTS

Join us in celebration, education, and advocacy!

See the full events calendar on our Facebook page.

RVA SOLAR PLUNGE

June 9, 2018

Beat the heat and cool off for a cause at the 2018 RVA Solar Plunge! Raise $ and compete for the best cannonball into the icy Plunge pool, just feet from Special Olympics Summer Games. Read more and register your team.

2018 SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES

July 1, 2018

“The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport.” The Games begin in Seattle, WA at 12:30pm, July 1, 2018 in Husky Stadium. Buy tickets.

EFFORT DAY

July 14, 2018

Join us for Effort Day, a program created by The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Fire & Rescue Departments to serve our community of people with disabilites. July 14, 2018 from 10am to 1pm at the Christiansburg Recreation Department. Read more.

BUY A DISABILITY EQUIPPED VAN TO SUPPORT THE ARC OF VIRGINIA

2017 Sienna LE Mini-Van with Mobility Auto Access Seats – $31,900. The parents of the previous owner, their DD adult child who died recently, will make a donation to The Arc of Virginia if the van is purchased in response to this post. Read more on Facebook.

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Support our work by becoming a member or making a one-time donation.

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This is a great way to get involved – join us in our advocacy efforts, come celebrate with us, and follow the progress of disability rights in the New River Valley, Virginia, and nationwide!

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The Arc of the New River Valley

“We envision people with disabilities leading full, rich lives as active, contributing members of their communities.”