Benefit Concert Postponed.

We are very sad to have to announce that the Benefit Concert and Art Sale will not be held next Saturday, April 27th. A number of factors and circumstances compel us to make this decision. We look forward to announcing a new date sometime in the future. Pre-sale tickets that have been purchased are being […]

Metro Comes to The Arc of Northern Virginia

    Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 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 […]

Commonwealth Budget Updates and Advocacy Needs

Yesterday Virginia Governor Ralph Northam released his budget proposal for the 2019 General Assembly.  As you can imagine, it is hundreds of pages of details.  Since this is the second year of a two-year budget, there is less big news than we’ll see when we start a two year budget.  This is really just adjustments […]

September Advocacy Update

  Here is some news on the latest changes coming to disability services in Virginia:   1.  CCC Plus Managed Care had initially excluded families receiving HIPP, but DMAS planned to remove that exclusion. That change has been abandoned. Families enrolled in HIPP will continue to be excluded from CCC Plus Managed Care for the […]

The Arc of NoVa Meets with Delegate and Constituents

The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Director of Advocacy Lucy Beadnell recently meet with Virginia 10th District Delegate Wendy Gooditis in the home of Corey Weisman, one of the delegate’s constituents with autism.  Corey and his mom Robin did a tremendous job talking about the value of inclusive education, employment, affordable housing, and Waiver services for […]

Special Needs Trust Program Hosts “Meet the Trustees” Events

Families and individuals will have the opportunity to meet our partners at Key Private Bank, the Trustee of The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Trust Program.  This is a great opportunity to learn about our partnership with Key Private Bank and meet staff members from The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Special Needs Trust program and Key […]

Staffer from Senator Warner’s Office Visits The Arc of Northern Virginia

The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Executive Director, Rikki Epstein, and Director of Advocacy, Lucy Beadnell, were thrilled to meet with Scott Price, Regional Director for the Office of Senator Mark Warner.   Rikki and Lucy shared their concerns for the protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security. The Arc of […]

Rotary Club Awards Grant to The Arc of Northern Virginia

The Arc of Northern Virginia received from the Rotary Club of Alexandria and the Alexandria Rotary Foundation a generous grant in support of our Transition Points program.  Funds received from this grant will be used to translate our resource guides, and make available editions in Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Arabic.  Director of Development Howard […]

2018 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, […]

The Arc of Northern Virginia Awarded Grant from The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia

The Arc of Northern Virginia was among the 26 organizations named as recipients of The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia’s 2018 Community Investment Grants today. The largest and most competitive discretionary grant cycle managed by the Community Foundation and one of the largest pools of funds supporting broad-based giving in the Northern Virginia region, the […]