New Workshop Series to Discuss Supported Decision Making

  Supported Decision Making is a fast growing national trend for adults with disabilities determining how to make decisions in adulthood. The Arc of Northern Virginia is proud to be partnering with Burton Blatt Institute of Syracuse University and the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities to expand awareness of this game-changing option. Join us […]

Holiday Closing

The offices of The Arc of Northern Virginia will be closed on Monday, January 20th, in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.   We will re-open for regular office hours on Tuesday, January 21st.        

2020 Advocacy Trips to Richmond

Thank you all so much for joining us on one of our 2020 DD Advocacy Days!  Our bus is filling up but we can still take more folks, so feel free to spread the word to anyone who may be interested.  We can certainly take more folks on our carpool day, too!   Here are […]

Holiday Week Closings

  The offices of The Arc of Northern Virginia will be closed on Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th.  We will re-open for regular office hours on Thursday, December 26th.  

Autism Organization Promotes SafetyMate

The Arc of Northern Virginia, and our SafetyMate program are featured in a story from Next for Autism.  The blog article “There May Be An App For That” discusses our exctiting use of technology to enhance the lives of people with developmental disabilities, and specifically how to help keep them safe.   In April we […]

Announcing 2019 LEAP Grant Award Recipients

The Arc of Northern Virginia, in partnership with the HSC Foundation, is thrilled to have been able to award $5400 in LEAP (Life Enrichment Awards Program) Grants to six individuals. LEAP provides goods and services that facilitate youth transition planning and for which resources are usually not available from public service and government agencies.   […]

2020 General Assemby Visits Announced

Join Us on our annual Advocacy trips to Richmond. We’re super excited to announce dates for our two big Developmental Disability Advocacy Days in Richmond!   First, our big annual bus trip will be Tuesday, January 28, 2020. We will leave The Arc of Northern Virginia’s offices at 7 AM and return around 3 PM. […]

2019 LEAP Grant Applications Open

HSC Foundation has once again named The Arc of Northern Virginia a Community Partner in their Life Enrichment Awards Program (LEAP).  As a community organizations partner, we work with the HSC Foundation to carry out the LEAP program, making it possible for more youth and young adults with disabilities to transition to their next step, […]

Metro Comes to The Arc of Northern Virginia

    Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:00  – 1:30 p.m. The Arc of Northern Virginia 2755 Hartland Road, Suite 200 Falls Church, VA 22043   Representatives from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (METRO) will be on site to take photos and process applications for both the Reduced Fare Program and/or the MetroAccess Door to […]

Upcoming Workshops to Reveal Benefits of the ADA

The Arc of Northern Virginia is excited to be partnering with the Mid-Atlantic ADA Leadership Network to offer a free training series on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While there is general awareness of the act, many people are unfamiliar with what it actually covers. And an even greater number don’t realize what the […]