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All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice Blue Ridge Legal Services is committed to eliminating poverty-based inequities in the civil justice system by providing high-quality legal advice and representation to low-income residents of their service area. www.BRLS.org
All Ages Transitioning All Disabilities Blue Ridge Opportunities - mission is to provide assessments vocational training and job placement services for people with disabilities. www.BRopportunities.org
Children Supports Available All Disabilities Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley - mission is to enable all young people especially those who need them the most to reach their full potential as productive caring and responsible citizens. www.bgcnsv.org
All Ages Support Group Brain Injury Brain Injury Association of Virginia - Northern Shenandoah Valley: the voice of brain injury through help hope and healing. www.biav.net
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Catholic Charities - Diocese of Arlington. Bringing hope and practical assistance to all in need. www.ccda.net
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Community Housing Partners - mission is to acquire sell finance own manage maintain construct improve and rehabilitate housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. 540-955-5630 www.communityhousingpartners.org
All Ages Support Group Crisis Concern Hotline - mission is to comfort calm and inform people in crisis by providing compassionate listening crisis intervention suicide prevention and information and referral via 24/7 telephone hotline. www.concernhotline.com
All Ages Support Group Diabetes Diabetes Management Program - Valley Health: serves the regional community by educating and supporting individuals with or at risk or diabetes and their family members. www.valleyhealthlink.com
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice disAbility Law Center of Virginia - protects and advances legal human and civil rights of persons with disabilities and combats and prevents abuse neglect and discrimination. www.vopa.state.va.us
All Ages Support Group Transportation Faith in Action: through the compassionate and reliable service of volunteer drivers they provide free door-to-door transportation to individuals who lack the means to access non-emergency health care. 540-536-1006 www.faithinaction-nsv.org/
All Ages Support Group Miscellaneous Fish of Clarke County - provides food clothing financial assistance and special transportation to the needy of Clarke County. 540-955-1823 www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/cgi-bin/id/foodbank.cgi?foodbank=6999
All Ages Support Group Miscellaneous Free Medical Clinic of Northern Shenandoah Valley - provides the gift of health to those in need. www.fmcwinchester.org
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Habitat for Humanity of Page County - mission is to build simple decent affordable housing for qualified low-income families in Page County. 540-743-7879 pagecountyhabitat.webs.com/
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Habitat for Humanity ReStore - provides as a Christian ministry decent affordable housing for those in need and to make a positive impact on the community. www.winchesterrestore.com
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Habitat for Humanity of Shenandoah County - a non-denominational Christian organization that builds affordable houses for families in need with volunteers from all faiths and walks of life. www.shencohfh.org
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Habitat for Humanity of Warren County - a non-denominational Christian organization that builds affordable houses for families in need with volunteers from all faiths and walks of life. www.warrencountyhabitat.org
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County - a non-denominational Christian organization that builds affordable houses for families in need with volunteers from all faiths and walks of life. www.habitatwfc.org
Elderly Support Group Aging Hampshire County Committee on Aging - provides social support services in-home nutrition transportation and adult day care services to the elderly of Hampshire County. www.aginginhampshire.us
All Ages Transitioning Developmental Disabilities The Hampshire County Special Services Center - expands horizons for people with developmental disabilities in the areas of work evaluation training rehabilitation and therapeutic consultant services. 304-822-7062 www.facebook.com/pages/Hampshire-County-Special-Services-Center/20015014
All Ages Support Group Children Healthy Families of Shenandoah Valley - provides education and support for all families to promote healthy births and continued nurturing for children. 540-459-8558 www.healthyfamiliesshenandoah.com
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Help With Housing - improves the quality of life for low-income elderly and disabled residents who live in substandard housing by assisting them with necessary repairs improvements and accessibility modifications. www.helpwithhousing.org
Children Housing Solutions Children Henry & William Evans Home for Children - provides the love security private resources and guidance of a family in a group home setting to homeless children or those who have been abused physically and/or sexually. www.evanshome.org
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Highland Memorial Presbyterian Church Food Pantry - promotes nourishing food to the needy families of the community. 540-662-0809 www.highland-pres.org/
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Lord Fairfax Area Food Bank - obtains and efficiently distributes nutritious foods and other products to member agencies while developing programs and partnerships to help eliminate hunger. www.brafb.org
All Ages Support Group Children March of Dimes Foundation - mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects premature birth and infant mortality. www.marchofdimes.com
All Ages Support Group Cardiovascular Disease Mended Little Hearts of the Shenandoah Valley - provides hope and support to children families and caregivers impacted by congenital heart defects in order to extend and improve quality of life. www.shenandoahvalley.mendedlittlehearts.net
All Ages Support Group Mental Health The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Winchester - provides support education and advocacy for individuals their families and others most affected by mental illness. www.naminsv.org/
All Ages Support Group Volunteer Open Door Food Pantry - provides food to needy persons and families. 540-740-8025 www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/cgi-bin/id/foodbank.cgi?foodbank=10509
All Ages Support Group Emergency Page One of Page County - helps those less fortunate in the county with emergency situations. 540-743-4357 www.vapageone.org/
All Ages Support Group Children RMH Childcare Connection - mission is to improve health and well being through education and support for families and child care providers. www.RMHonline.com
Children Housing Solutions Children Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charlottesville - creates finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children as well as provide low-cost lodging for those out-of-town families. www.rmhcharlottesville.org
All Ages Healthcare Miscellaneous Shenandoah County Free Clinic - provides compassionate and competent health care to Shenandoah County residents who otherwise could not afford it and who are making a sincere effort to help themselves and their families. www.shencofreeclinic.org
All Ages Healthcare Dental Shenandoah Dental Clinic - provides compassionate dental services to pediatric Medicaid recipients and other low-income under-insured individuals from Shenandoah County who have limited access to oral healthcare. www.shencofreeclinic.org
All Ages Healthcare Miscellaneous Shenandoah Valley Compassionate Pharmacy - provides free chronic medications to persons who qualify for pharmaceutical company patient assistance programs. 540-722-2021 www.manta.com/c/mw237d2/shenandoah-valley-compassionate-pharmacy
All Ages Support Group Children Skyline Community Action Partnership - mission is to improve the lives of low-income children by involving parents in the total operation and administration of the Head Start program. www.skylinecap.org
Children Support Group Children Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley - helps children enter school healthy and prepared to succeed. www.valleysmartbeginnings.org
Children Support Group Cancer Special Love - Camp Fantastic - provides year-round programs for children with cancer as well as a community of support for parents and families. www.speciallove.org
All Ages Healthcare Volunteer St. Luke Community Clinic is a non-profit community-based org of volunteers and staff committed to providing access to quality health care services to low-income uninsured residents of Front Royal/Warren County. www.saintlukeclinic.org
All Ages Support Group Autism Virginia Autism Resource Center - collaborates with individuals families professionals and agencies to build knowledge and skills so those with autism spectrum disorders can live learn and work in the community. www.varc.org
All Ages Financial Financial Advice Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is for people with low income people with disabilities seniors and others who need special help. Free assistance with filing your taxes. www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Winchester Office of Housing - 535-2886. www.winchesterva.gov/dss/housing-choice-voucher-program
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Blue Ridge Housing Network: Housing for Shenandoah Page and Warren Counties.. blueridgehousingnetwork.org/
All Ages Provider All Disabilities St. Francis Service Dogs is a non-profit organization that assists children and adults with disabilities become more independent and self-sufficient through partnership with a professionally trained service dog. www.saintfrancisdogs.org/
All Ages Support Group All Disabilities The Disability Resource Community is designed for those w disabilities their families and caregivers that fill the void that exists in providing accessible relevant disability-focused info in one place. disabilityresource.org/
All Ages Legal Support Financial Advice Education attorneys for special needs specialize in IEPS due process mediation bullying. Belkowitz Law. Located in Fairfax VA. 703-246-9272
All Ages Healthcare Dental 1-888-912-3456 pregnant women age 21 and over enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS Orthodontia services for Medicaid FAMIS and FAMIS Plus children Coverage for limited medically necessary oral surgery adults age 21+ www.coverva.org/programs_smiles.cfm
All Ages Information Specialists & Therapists Search for Specialists & Therapists AT Rehab PT OT Speech etc. in your area Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America www.resna.org
All Ages Information All Disabilities Mental Health Self-Determination Podcasts contains presentations from an April 2009 summit. www.cmhsrp.uic.edu/nrtc/summit2009/summit-products.asp
All Ages Supports Available Autism With The Autism Source Resource Database search nationwide autism-related services and supports by location or service type. www.autismsource.org/
Children Information Autism Child Development Institute Parenting Today shows how to talk to kids about tragedies in the media. childdevelopmentinfo.com/parenting/talk-to-kids-media-violence.shtml
Children Information Autism Child Development Institute Parenting Today shows how to talk to children about violence. childdevelopmentinfo.com/parenting/talk-to-kids-violence.shtml
Children Information Autism Parent Tips: Death and Grieving via Pathfinders for Autism. www.pathfindersforautism.org/articles/view/parent-tips-death-and-grieving
Children Information Miscellaneous How to talk to children with autism about death by Jennifer Cerbasi. www.foxnews.com/health/2012/02/10/how-to-talk-to-children-with-autism-about-death/
All Ages Transitioning All Disabilities Money follows the person has information about moving from an institution to the community. www.olmsteadva.com
Elderly Supports Available Adults & Seniors Virginia Department for the Aging fosters the independence and well-being of older Virginians and supports their caregivers through leadership advocacy and oversight of state and community programs. www.vda.virginia.gov/
All Ages Social Security Resources Virginia Department of Social Services programs and services help people triumph over poverty abuse and neglect achieve self-sufficiency and shape strong futures for themselves their families and their communities. www.dss.virginia.gov/
All Ages Information All Disabilities Behavioral Health and Developmental Services serve children and adults who have—or who are at risk of—mental illness serious emotional disturbance intellectual disabilities or substance abuse disorders. www.dbhds.virginia.gov/
Elderly Supports Available All Disabilities Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services has information about various community and work supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. www.vadrs.org/
All Ages Supports Available All Disabilities Virginia Board for People with Disabilities has information about supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. www.vaboard.org/
All Ages Supports Available Hearing Loss The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has information about supports for individuals with hearing loss. www.vddhh.org/
All Ages Supports Available Vision Loss The Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired has information about supports available for individuals with vision loss. www.vdbvi.org/
All Ages Internet Resources Miscellaneous The Council of Community Services primarily focuses on planning for health and human services as well as linking people with community resources. councilofcommunityservices.org/
Elderly Supports Available Miscellaneous American Cancer Society provides medicine transportation and funds for adults with cancer. www.cancer.org
All Ages Supports Available Osteoarthritis The Arthritis Foundation has information and education services community programs research support and fundraising available. www.arthritis.org/
All Ages Supports Available Brain Injury Brain Injury Association of America provides information on brain injury referral to resources education and advocacy. www.biav.net
All Ages Information Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy of Virginia serves all persons with CP and other developmental disabilities. Has information referrals advocacy technology resources and more! cerebralpalsyofvirginia.org/
Children Information All Disabilities Celebrating Special Children is here to provide parents and professionals with the necessary information to ensure that children with disabilities realize their fullest potential. www.celebratingspecialchildren.org/
All Ages Support Group ADHD/ADD Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (C.H.A.D.D.)has times for support group meetings for parents and adults. www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=650&p=about
Children Supports Available ADHD/ADD Childsavers is a nonprofit agency that provides services for children exposed to violence and other traumatic events. childsavers.org/
All Ages Information All Disabilities Commonwealth Parenting Center helps families help themselves through support education and skill development. commonwealthparenting.org/
All Ages Support Group Celiac Disease Support group for persons with Celiac Sprue and family members. www.csaceliacs.info/csa_chapter_87.jsp
All Ages SSI/SSDI & Medicaid Celiac Disease WIC-Women Infants and Children Program–If your child is eligible for Medicaid and has a nutritional risk they may qualify to receive WIC benefits which covers basic nutrition needs for children ages 0-5. www.vdh.state.va.us/ofhs/DCN/
Children Supports Available All Disabilities This Google Document has information on PIP (Partners in Policy-making) and YLF (Youth Leadership Forum). docs.google.com/document/d/1yF0vWJ0DOxBFpjEaPR9TGDveu5_NZUTZtnEtG0brcps/edit
All Ages SSI/SSDI & Medicaid All Disabilities The Special Needs Alliance is a national non-profit organization committed to helping individuals with disabilities their families and the professionals who represent them. www.specialneedsalliance.org/home
All Ages Support Group Down Syndrome Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond strives to improve the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome and their families by providing resources networking support groups and more. dsagr.com/home
All Ages Supports Available Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia provides services for Virginians with epilepsy. efva.org/
Children Supports Available All Disabilities The Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia provides early intervention supports and services to infants from birth through age two who are not developing or who have a medical condition that can delay normal development infantva.org/
All Ages Internet Resources All Disabilities Tourette Syndrome: Association of Greater Washington offers resource ideas and networking. tsagw.org/
Children Supports Available Autism The Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center (BRAAC) is a nonprofit nonsectarian center that provides education and services for children and families affected by autism and unique learning challenges. www.blueridgeautismcenter.com/
Elderly Housing Solutions In-State Through People Incorporated and its partner agencies assistance is available for qualified first-time homebuyers who are interested in purchasing their own home. www.peopleinc.net/program-housing-homeownership-forestk.html
Elderly Housing Solutions In-State People Incorporated offers eleven energy efficient Earth Craft-certified multi-family housing developments throughout the region. www.peopleinc.net/program-housing-affordable-rental-available-units.html
Children Supports Available In-State Little Leaves is an organization dedicated to helping people with social communication and behavioral challenges grow and succeed so that they can participate as fully as possible in their families and communities. www.littleleaves.org/home.html
Children Supports Available Autism CARD Specialized Outpatient Services (SOS) provides assistance with specific areas of concern for a family and develops and implements strategies to diminish problem behaviors and teach necessary skills. www.centerforautism.com/
All Ages Supports Available Autism Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance addresses the needs of those who present with signs or symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related developmental disabilities. autismspectrumalliance.com/
All Ages Supports Available Autism MVLE is an internationally accredited agency that creates futures one person at a time for people with disabilities through employment and support services. mvle.org/
All Ages SSI/SSDI & Medicaid All Disabilities Virginia Medicaid Waivers want to keep individuals in their homes as long as possible. This outline helps to see if you might qualify financially for Medicaid via a waiver. momsinmotion.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/medicaid-ltc-outline-revised-july-2012.pdf
Elderly Planning Emergency Emergency planning is key in keeping individuals with disabilities safe. Many states have registries to help them plan for evacuations. Telling the what your medical needs are can help them plan transportation/shelter. easyaccess.virginia.gov/
Elderly Medical Needs etc. Miscellaneous Guidelines for the Treatment of Elderly Cancer Patients momsinmotion.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Cancer.pdf
Elderly Information Miscellaneous The National Comprehensive Cancer Network is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer. www.nccn.com/component/content/article/54-cancer-basics/1728-cancer-and-the-elderly.html
Elderly Internet Resources Cardiovascular Disease Helping the elderly who have cardiovascular diseases. www.acpinternist.org/archives/2011/10/CVD.htm
All Ages Internet Resources Mental Health List of internet resources for Depression. www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=Depression&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=90274
All Ages Support Group Diabetes The American Diabetes Association help lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. www.diabetes.org/
Elderly Information Cardiovascular Disease Information through the American Heart Association on High Blood Pressure. www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/AboutHighBloodPressure/About-High-Blood-Pressure_UCM_002050_Article.jsp
Elderly Information Osteoporosis Information on Osteoporosis nihseniorhealth.gov/osteoporosis/whatisosteoporosis/01.html
Elderly Supports Available Adults & Seniors American Geriatrics Society is a not-for-profit organization of over 6 000 health professionals devoted to improving the health independence and quality of life of all older people. www.americangeriatrics.org/
Elderly Supports Available Adults & Seniors Info on Supports for Cancer Caregivers. www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/coping/caring-for-the-caregiver.pdf
All Ages Housing Solutions Miscellaneous Habitat for Humanity believes that every man woman and child should have a decent safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. www.habitat.org/cd/giving/lander/default.aspx?media=GooglePd&source_code=DHQOQ1107W1GGL&keyword=brand
Elderly Legal Support Financial Advice Durable Power of Attorney For Health Care and Living Will – “A written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment often including a living will made to ensure those wishes are followed.” momsinmotion.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/AdvancedDirective.pdf
Elderly Supports Available Emergency Philips Lifeline provides Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) – Those on Medicaid via a waiver EDCD ID or DD can be eligible for PERS. philips.lifelinesystems.com/content/home
All Ages SSI/SSDI & Medicaid Emergency Person-centered planning reaches beyond service planning to help friends and supporters understand an individual’s needs and preferences and plan for a positive future. momsinmotion.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/PCP-CMSdefinition04-04.pdf
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