While NW Works provides a variety of social and employment based services, we aren’t a one-stop shop for disability needs. Please browse our list of resources that may assist you or your loved one’s needs.
ABLEnow provides financial planning resources to people with disabilities. ABLEnow may help you or your loved one save and invest for their future.
Virginia-based MPowerMe’s MyGuide supports people with disabilities to become technologically literate and promotes self-determination.
The Arc of the Northern Shenandoah Valley
The Arc is an organization whose mission is to empower individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and those who support them, through advocacy, education & collaboration.
The Arc of the United States
DARS Vocational Rehabilitation Program
The Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services offers a Vocational Rehabilitation Program to support people with disabilities who struggle to gain and maintain meaningful employment.
Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
The Board serves as the Developmental Disabilities Council, addressing the needs of people with developmental disabilities. It also advises the Governor, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, federal and state legislators, and other constituent groups on issues related to people with disabilities in Virginia.
Winchester Aktion Club
Aktion Club is a service club for adults with disabilities, with more than 12,000 members worldwide. Our local club is supported by the Blue Ridge Kiwanis Club.
National Aktion Club Information
Access Independence is a Center for Independent Living in Virginia. It provides independent living skills training, peer mentoring, information and referral, and advocacy services to the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, Warren, and the City of Winchester.
About Centers for Independent Living
Moms in Motion
Founded by a Mom in 2009, Moms in Motion is a Consumer-Directed Service Facilitation provider for Virginia Medicaid waivers (CCC Plus and DD). They serve Virginians of all ages.
Northwestern Community Services Board
Northwestern Community Services offers an array of programs designed to enhance the quality of life for both children and adults affected by emotional/behavioral disorders, mental illness, substance use, and intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities (ID/DD).
AIRA – Visual Interpreting
AIRA provides live human-to-human professional interpretation on demand all through a smartphone app. AIRA has both free and paid services.
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
The Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS) supports individuals by promoting recovery, self-determination, and wellness in all aspects of life.
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