The Arc of the New River Valley 2018-02-25T00:26:00+00:00

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!

2018 VT ANNUAL AUTISM CONFERENCE

March 23, 2018

Hear the latest developments in autism research for educators, clinicians, researchers, and families. Hyatt Place, 650 University City Blvd., Blacksburg, VA 24060, 8AM-4:30PM. Read more.

TAMING THE TORNADO: UNDERSTANDING & MANAGING ADHD AT HOME AND SCHOOL

March 26, 2018

Presented by MCPS Special Education, Parent Resource Center and PEATC, 4-6pm at the School Board Office, 750 Imperial St., Christiansburg, VA  24073. Read more.

MCPS TRANSITION FAIR

April 10, 2018

Come learn about programs and services available to students with disabilities at this free event! 4-6pm, Christiansburg High School Cafeteria, 100 Independence Blvd., Christiansburg, VA 24073 Read more.

SPECIAL NOTICE!

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