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Developmental Disabilities/Intellectual Disabilities Support Services & Agencies

The ARC of Central Virginia

(formerly The Association of Retarded Citizens)
1508 Bedford Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
434-845-4071
Karen Wilder: Executive Director
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities by encouraging and developing opportunities for individual growth and development. Works to create public awareness and enlist support for meeting the needs of persons who are intellectually disabled or developmentally delayed. Offers guidance and consultation to parents; supports legislation and research for the causes and prevention of intellectual disability.
Camp Meadowlark
1508 Bedford Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
434-845-4071
Five week summer day program that serves children and adults with developmental disabilities and MR.
Day Support
1508 Bedford Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
434-845-4071
Family Education Program
1508 Bedford Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
434-845-4071
Provides education and training to parents and caregivers about available services, IEP's, and community supports.

Camp Virginia Jaycee, Inc.

2494 Camp Jaycee Road
Blue Ridge, Va. 24064
540-947-2972 or 800-865-0092 Fax: 540-947-2043
www.campvirginiajaycee.com
Lauren Lightfoot : Camp Director
Everett Werness: President
Offers camping sessions for mentally handicapped children and adults with intellectual disabilites.

Central Virginia Community Services

Case Management (Mental Health, Intellectual Disability or Substance abuse disorder)
2235 Landover Place
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
434-847-8065 Fax: 434-847-6094
Melissa Lucy: Program Manager
Case management for service coordination for persons with intellectual disability and/or mental illness living in the community; discharge planning to persons coming out of state facilities; consultation and education. County residents may be served from their county counseling centers.

Central Virginia Community Services

Residential Services for Intellectually Disabled Adults
2235 Landover Place
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
434-847-8065
Felicia Prescott: Director of Adult and Family Services
Michael Dougherty: Program Manager/ Residential & Housing Services
Residences located in the community provide intellectually disabled adults with a home like atmosphere. In addition to room and board, clients receive support to help them live independently
Altavista Group Home
101 Avoca Lane
Altavista, Virginia 24517
434-369-7187
Amherst Group Homes
115 Robindale Circle
Amherst, Virginia 24521
434-929-4726
108 Whippoorwill Circle
Amherst, Virginia
434-929-4702
Appomattox Group Home
Route 6, Box 459
Appomattox, Virginia 24522
434-352-8625
Forest Hills Group Home
3018 Forest Hills Circle
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
434-386-4449
Langhorne Road Center - Supported Living
2416 Langhorne Road
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
434/847-8076
Longwood Group Home
1615 Longwood Avenue
Bedford, Virginia 24523
540/586-5027

Central Virginia Community Services

Timothy and Bethany ICF/MR Homes
3009 and 3011 Roundelay Road
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
434-239-0722
Intermediate care for the intellectually disabled with 24 hour supervision.

Central Virginia Training Center

PO Box 1098
Lynchburg, Va. 24505
434-947-6000
Sharon Bonaventura: Director
Provides training/treatment to intellectual disabled persons, which is not available in a less restrictive setting and will enable achievement of a level of functioning commensurate with individual ability. Provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, skilled nursing care, and acute care.

Longwood Industries, Inc.

1617 Longwood Avenue
Bedford, Va. 24523
540-586-1430 Fax: 540-586-8943
www.longwoodinc.com
Renee Fisher: Executive Director
Assist residents in the Bedford area with a verifiable disability to develop their wage potential in the least restrictive environment and to provide related services.

Lynchburg Sheltered Industries, Inc.

3120 Odd Fellows Road
Lynchburg, Va. 24501
434-847-4488 Fax: 434-847-0058
www.lsiworks.org
Cecil Kendrick: Executive Director
Provide training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities or disadvantages.

Project Daniel

Central Virginia Community Services
1085 Vista Park Drive
Forest, Va. 24551
434-455-2298 Fax: 434-455-2920
www.lynchburg.net/projectdaniel
Karen Myers: Program Director
Operates primarily as a home-based service working with infants and their families; includes hospital based services and follow-up; center-based activities and therapy, and parent information and support.

Rush Lifetime Homes, Inc. (Rush Homes)

1022 Commerce Street PO Box 879
Suite 3A Lynchburg, Va. 24505
Lynchburg, Va. 24504
434-455-2120 Fax: 434-846-1040
www.rushhomes.org
Jeff Smith: Executive Director
Rush Homes is a private, non-profit organization that provides affordable, long-term housing options for low-income adults with significant mental and/or physical disabilities in Central Virginia through its Home of Your Own program. Rush Homes will open its Supportive Housing Program in the fall of 2003. This new program will provide permanent homes and supportive services to homeless adults with disabilities.

Otter River Resource Center

417 Washington Street
Altavista, VA. 24517
434-369-6920
David Taylor: Director
Remunerative employment, Day Support Waiver Services
Medicaid Waiver

Nicole Thorn, MA, CICT

Nationally Certified Interpreter (CICT). Professional who will accompany deaf clients as interpreter during counseling/therapy sessions.
804-347-6095
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