Valley: Self-Advocacy Organizations/Groups

Organization/Group

What they do

Skyline Chapter of Virginia Association of the Deaf
Person of Contact:
Linda Blehm, President,  lblehm@comcast.net

Mission: N/A
All General Meetings are held on the third Friday of the month at Shenandoah Valley Club of the Deaf, 7 South Augusta, Staunton, VA, at 7:00 p.m.  No meetings during the summer (June, July, & August).

The Arc of Harrisonburg & Rockingham
620 Simms Avenue,                
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
(540) 437-9214
www.hrarc.org
Person of Contact:
Heather Denman, Executive Director,   execdir@hrarc.org 

The Arc of Harrisonburg & Rockingham provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to get together to empower each other to have more influence in their lives.

Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind
Woodrow Berry, President
(434) 293-7631
Person of Contact:
Lynn Heart, Treasurer  lmeheart@yahoo.com

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Virginia Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind provides opportunities for people to come together who want to improve the lives of blind people.
Contact officers for meeting information

Winchester Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind
(540) 662-5011
Person of Contact:
Shirley Guess, President,  goodguess@verizon.net

Meetings: Third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 PM at the Winchester Medical Center, Main Building, Cafeteria, Courtyard Café Conference Room

The Arc of Warren County
P.O. Box 1473,
Front Royal, VA 33242
(540) 635-2725, Ext. 33242
Person of Contact:
Michael Hirsch, President, mhirsch@wcps.k12.va.us

The Arc of Warren County provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to get together for recreation and social opportunities.
Meetings:  twice a month – the 2nd Monday and the 2nd Thursday
Membership:  open
Fees:  varies
Transportation:  yes

The Arc of Augusta
1025 Fairfax Avenue,
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(540) 943-1618
www.thearcofaugusta.org
Person of Contact:
Warren McKeen, Executive Director , arc102@ntelos.net 

The Arc of Augusta provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to get together to participate in events and to practice self-advocacy skills.
Meetings:  the 3rd Saturday of every month at 6:oo pm.
Membership:  must be receiving services from the Arc
Fees:  no                          
Transportation:  yes

The Arc of Rockbridge
P.O. Box 657,
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 460-2710
Person of Contact:
Robin RiCharde, Executive Director,   thearcofrockbridge@yahoo.com

The Arc of Rockbridge provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to get together to participate in self-advocacy activities