DMV Connect Event Postponed

    Due to the uncertain threat of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), The Arc of Northern Virginia has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone the DMV Connect event, scheduled for tomorrow, Friday March 13th, at The Arc of Northern Virginia.   While this is a disappointing decision, the health and safety of our […]

Evermay and Magellan Champion Sponsors of Benefit Breakfast

We would like to recognize Evermay Wealth Management and  Magellan Complete Care as our Champion Level Sponsors for the 2020 A Life Like Yours Benefit Breakfast.  Their dedication to our mission and support for underwriting this event  ensure that 100% of the funds raised at our breakfast can be dedicated to programs and services that […]

Make Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Meaningful

  In 1987, President Ronald Reagan made a public proclamation that the month of March should be recognized as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to “increase public awareness of the needs and potential of Americans with developmental disabilities.”  A lot has changed since then: more people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are living and thriving […]

Virginia DMV Comes to The Arc of Northern Virginia

  Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) personnel will be at The Arc of Northern Virginia on Friday, March 13th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointments are needed. DMV Connect teams are equipped to conduct all DMV transactions except vital records and testing.  This includes obtaining your REAL ID driver’s license.   PLAN […]

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 […]