The Arc of the New River Valley
Join the March on Richmond for Medicaid expansion! April 17, 2018 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.

MARCH ON RICHMOND FOR MEDICAID EXPANSION!

April 17, 2018

Virginians for Medicaid Expansion will march on Capitol Square in Richmond on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 2-3pm, just before the General Assembly reconvenes to vote. RSVP here.

AERIAL YOGA FOR SPECIAL KIDS

April 21, 2018

Learn the basic skills of aerial yoga! Poses, simple flowing sequences & basic inversions to strengthen upper
body muscles and develop core strength, while working from a hammock suspended at hip height. 2:30-3:30pm, please arrive 10 minutes early. 1512 N. Main St., Blacksburg, VA 24060. (540)961-1030 Read more.

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.

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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The Arc of the New River Valley

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