Skip to main content
Direct Connect Partners
Program Region
Free services offered or income-based fees, financial aid or scholarships, and housing choice vouchers.
Showing 1832 ResultsShow Map View

Local, Statewide and Nationwide

Support Groups, Parkinson's Disease

Mutual support groups for individuals who suffer from Parkinson's disease and their families.

Newly Diagnosed Support Groups

Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area
7700 Leesburg Pike, Suite 208, Falls Church, VA, 22043
Main: (301) 844-6510

Support Groups, Social Issues

Support groups that focus on social issues such as divorce, gambling and debt.

Adoptee and Birthparents, Support - Metro DC

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
PO Box 503475, Washington, DC, 20002
Main: (202) 298-1011 Fax: (858) 712-3317

Supported Employment

Programs that provide employment counseling, training, assessment, vocational rehabilitation and work sites designed specifically for individuals with physical, sensory or developmental disabilities.

Training and ELearning

Training and ETracking Solutions
11350 McCormick Place, Suite 507, Hunt Valley, MD, 21031
Main: (410) 308-8703 Toll Free: (844) 756-7500

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.

RN Telephonic Case Manager

Link2Care, LLC
4019 Main Street #1001, Chincoteague, VA, 23336
Main: (757) 957-9835

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.

Street Smart Bicycle Safety

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
777 North Capitol Street NE, Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20002
Main: (202) 962-3200 Fax: (202) 962-3201

Transportation, Medical

Programs for individuals who need local or long distance medical services and require transportation assistance due to financial or health conditions.

Transportation Program, ALS

ALS Association, DC/MD/VA Chapter
30 West Gude Drive, Suite 150, Rockville, MD, 20850
Main: (866) 348-3257 Toll Free: (866) 348-3257

Free Air Transportation

Angel Flight East
1501 Narcissa Road, Blue Bell, PA, 19422
Main: (215) 358-1900 Fax: (215) 358-1999

Medical Transportation, Fredericksburg

LifeCare Medical Transports
1170 International Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, 22406
Main: (540) 752-5883 Toll Free: (866) 757-6544 Fax: (540) 752-5194

Transportation, Pedestrian Safety

Programs, frequently directed at parents or their children, older adults, and people with disabilities that are designed to increase public awareness of the basic rules of pedestrian safety and the potential dangers of crossing the street or playing in or near streets and driveways.

Street Smart, Pedestrian Safety

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
777 North Capitol Street NE, Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20002
Main: (202) 962-3200 Fax: (202) 962-3201

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.


Community Transportation

VIP and Associates, Inc.
PO Box 26191, Richmond, VA, 23260
Main: (804) 421-2500 Fax: (804) 329-5050

Vision Health

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.

Information & Referral about Blindness

American Council of the Blind
1703 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 420, Alexandria, VA, 22311
Main: (202) 467-5081 Toll Free: (800) 424-8666 Fax: (703) 465-5085

Low Vision Services

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1103, Washington, DC, 20006
Main: (202) 454-6400 Toll Free: (877) 324-5252 Fax: (240) 454-6401

Information | Eye Disease

National Eye Institute (NEI)
31 Center Drive MSC 2510, Bethesda, MD, 20892
Main: (301) 496-5846

Eyes, Information & Education

Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington
415 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002
Main: (202) 234-1010 Fax: (202) 234-1020

Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Volunteer Food Gleaners

Mid-Atlantic Gleaning Network (MAGNET)
PO Box 9871, Alexandria, VA, 22304
Main: (703) 541-9052 Toll Free: (866) 371-8969 Fax: (301) 203-9483

Weight Management

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.

Weight Management

108 Yogaville Way, Buckingham, VA, 23921
Main: (434) 969-3121 Toll Free: (800) 858-9642

Wellness and Alternative Health

Programs that promote a healthy state of well being including health education, exercise, diet, medical care and alternative therapies.

RN Care Coordinator and Health Care Navigator

Link2Care, LLC
4019 Main Street #1001, Chincoteague, VA, 23336
Main: (757) 957-9835

Meditation Classes

108 Yogaville Way, Buckingham, VA, 23921
Main: (434) 969-3121 Toll Free: (800) 858-9642

Statewide and Nationwide

211 Virginia

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.

2-1-1 Virginia, Information and Referral, Southwest Region

Council of Community Services
502 Campbell Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA, 24016
Main: 211 Toll Free: (800) 354-3388 Fax: (540) 982-2935

2-1-1 Virginia, Information and Referral

The Planning Council
5365 Robin Hood Rd., Suite 700, Norfolk, VA, 23513
Main: 211 Toll Free: (800) 230-6977 Fax: (757) 622-4223

2-1-1 Virginia, Information and Referral

United Way of Central Virginia
1010 Miller Park Square, Lynchburg, VA, 24501
Main: 211 Fax: (434) 847-8753

2-1-1 Virginia

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg
2001 Maywill Street, Suite 201, Richmond, VA, 23230
Main: 211 Toll Free: (800) 230-6977 Fax: (804) 225-7913

Accessible Housing

Rental housing that is accessible for people with mobility or other physical and/or sensory impairments.

Accessible Housing Resource

Virginia Housing
601 South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA, 23220
Main: (804) 782-1986 Toll Free: (877) 843-2123

Adaptive Driving

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.

Adapted Driver Training

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20010
Main: (202) 877-1035

Driver Rehabilitation

The Martha W. Goodson Center / A Collaborative Network for Care and Support for Healthy Aging / Part of the Riverside Health System Network of Care
460 McLaws Circle, Suite 110, Williamsburg, VA, 23185
Main: (757) 220-4751 Fax: (757) 220-4756

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 Day Service Referral

DARS, Office for Aging Services, Division of Community Living
1610 Forest Avenue, Suite 100, Richmond, VA, 23229
Main: (804) 662-9333 Toll Free: (800) 552-3402 Fax: (804) 662-9354

Adult Protection, Prevention and Assistance (APS)

Prevention and reporting of abuse, violence, neglect, or financial exploitation against an adult.

Elder Abuse Information

Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly
c/o Center for Community Research, 297 Graham Hall, Newark, DE, 19716
Main: (302) 831-6780

Hotline for Adult Abuse

Family and Children's Trust Fund of Virginia (FACT)
801 East Main Street, 15th Floor, Richmond, VA, 23219
Main: (804) 726-7604 Fax: (804) 726-7088

Victim to Victim (V2V) Retreats

H-e-a-r-t, Inc.
P O Box 1813, Williamsburg, VA, 23187-1813
Main: (804) 829-2981

Advocacy, Information and Research, Elder Abuse

National Adult Protective Services Assn
920 S Spring Street, Suite 1200, Springfield, IL, 62704
Main: (217) 523-4431