Local, Statewide and Nationwide
Support Groups, Parkinson's Disease
Mutual support groups for individuals who suffer from Parkinson's disease and their families.
Support Groups, Social Issues
Support groups that focus on social issues such as divorce, gambling and debt.
Programs that provide employment counseling, training, assessment, vocational rehabilitation and work sites designed specifically for individuals with physical, sensory or developmental disabilities.
Transitional Case Management Services
Programs that develop, implement, assess and follow up on plans for the evaluation, treatment and/or care of people who are experiencing a specific, time-limited problem such as a transition from hospitalization to independent living and who need assistance to obtain and coordinate the support services that will facilitate the change.
Transportation, Bicycle Safety
Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to ensure their safety while riding bicycles. Bicycle safety programs provide information about traffic laws as they apply to bicyclists and warnings regarding the types of violations and other riding behaviors that most frequently result in accidents. Also included are programs that address the specific needs of people who use their bicycles to commute to work, ride to school, or get to other destinations.
Programs for individuals who need local or long distance medical services and require transportation assistance due to financial or health conditions.
Transportation, Pedestrian Safety
Transportation, Private Paratransit and Flexible Schedule
Private programs that provide flexibly scheduled transportation for community residents who are unable to use the fixed-route public transportation system. The services may be used by the general public or limited to special populations such as older adults and individuals with a disability.
Programs provided by optometrists, ophthalmologists, occupational and physical therapists including vision exams, treatment for eye disease, provision of glasses, diagnosis of cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Services also include low vision and vision loss therapies.
Community organizations that are actively seeking individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and experience who are willing to offer their services and work on a full or part-time basis without remuneration on projects or in positions that benefit the organization itself or the people it serves.
Programs that utilize one or a variety of techniques including nutrition education, exercise, special diets, behavior modification, medication or surgery to help individuals who have a weight control problem gain or lose weight to achieve a more healthful body weight and develop a lifestyle that allows them to maintain a weight.
Wellness and Alternative Health
Programs that promote a healthy state of well being including health education, exercise, diet, medical care and alternative therapies.
Statewide and Nationwide
2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number connecting people with free information on available community services. When you dial 2-1-1, a trained professional listens to your situation and suggests sources of help using databases of health and human services in Virginia.
Rental housing that is accessible for people with mobility or other physical and/or sensory impairments.
Programs that provide behind the wheel driving instructions for individuals with disabilities who want to learn how to drive using vehicles which have been modified to accommodate their limitations.
Adult Day Care Centers
Adult Day Care Centers (ADCC) licensed and regulated, provide comprehensive day programs with social and health services for older and disabled adults.
Adult Protection, Prevention and Assistance (APS)
Prevention and reporting of abuse, violence, neglect, or financial exploitation against an adult.