The Arc of the New River Valley
Join us for the Annual Christmas Cookie & Caroling Party with singer/songwriter Leslie Brooks! December 9, 2018, 4-5:30pm, in Blacksburg, VA  24060. Read more.

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.

2018 TASH CONFERENCE

November 28, 2018

This year in Portland, OR, the TASH Conference brings together a diverse community of stakeholders who gain information, learn about resources, and connect with others across the country to strengthen the disability field. This year’s conference theme, “Be Creative – Innovative Solutions for an Inclusive Life,” reminds us to think outside the box during times of uncertainty. Read more & buy tickets.

CHRISTMAS COOKIE PARTY

December 9, 2018

The Christmas Cookie Party is part of our annual tradition. Join us as we get together to enjoy a tempting array of homemade cookies and other kinds of sweet treats as we sing along to holiday songs with singer/songwriter Leslie Brooks! December 9, 2018, 4-5:30pm, Blacksburg Christian Church, 240 Watson Ave., Blacksburg, VA  24060. Download the flyer.

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