Register Today: Disability Policy Seminar!

Registration for the premier policy event of the year is officially open! Join other advocates and professionals from all over the country to get up-to-date on the latest policy issues and legislation. It is an excellent opportunity to advance our grassroots movement, meet with your Members of Congress, and educate them on the needs of […]

The Arc of Virginia has Cancelled Tomorrow’s DD Advocacy Day

The Arc of Virginia has Cancelled Tomorrow’s DD Advocacy Day!! While the weather forecast in Northern Virginia is manageable, the state chapter has cancelled because the weather forecast is much worse in Richmond. We all want to ensure everyone’s safety. Stay tuned for information about other advocacy opportunities. For more information about how to be […]


Reminder: The first day to submit an FY 2018 IFSP Applications is Monday, October 23, 2017 at 12pm. Starting at 12pm on Monday, October 23, 2017, you may submit your application for FY 2018 IFSP Funding. All applicants should read the information posted here for important information on the submission timeline, step-by-step instructions for submitting […]


Online Tickets Sales are now closed but you can buy tickets at the door! Arctoberfest –  a fun family-friendly event for all ages and perfect for people with and without disabilities. This fun evening includes: DJ/Dancing Refreshments Haunted House and Graveyard Costume Contest Photo Booth A Fun Halloween Atmosphere! We hope you can join us! […]

The Arc Responds to Bipartisan Health Care Legislation

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement in response to Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) releasing bipartisan health care legislation: “The Arc commends Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray for their bipartisan work on health care. Together they have developed legislation that continues the cost-sharing reduction payments that help […]

Disability Rights Protected Again: The Arc on Senate Not Voting on Graham-Cassidy This Week

Washington, DC – The Arc released the following statement following news that the United States Senate would not hold a vote this week on the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal. This was the sixth attempt this year by Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicaid. “The Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson proposal recycled the same threats to Medicaid we […]

The Virginia Ability Alliance Surveys Northern Virginia Candidates

The Arc of Northern Virginia is a member of the Virginia Ability Alliance, a coalition of not-for-profit organizations representing people with disabilities in Virginia.  The VAA advocates for community opportunities for people with disabilities, and supports investments of state, local, and private resources in building access to the community in all settings. Virginia Ability Alliance […]

Community Concepts, Inc. Hosting a Fundraiser to Support The Arc of Northern Virginia on August 8

Community Concepts, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser to support The Arc of Northern Virginia on Tuesday, August 8th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm at the: Chipotle 2457 Prince William Parkway Woodbridge, Virginia Bring in the attached FLYER, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to ensure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to The […]