About Us

If you want to learn more about the disAbility Resource Center, you’re in the right place. Explore the information below to learn more about your local dRC.

Mission & Objectives

The dRC stays focused with a clear mission and objectives for our role in the community. Learn more here.

History

Since 1993, the dRC has supported the Fredericksburg community. Explore the organization's long history in our area.

Staff

The dRC is nothing without an amazing and caring staff to carry out the mission of the dRC. Get to know our wonderful staff here.

Board of directors

The Board of Directors volunteer their time and energy to ensuring the success of the dRc and all its activities. Meet our board here.

What is the disAbility Resource Center

The dRC, located in Fredericksburg, VA, is a Center for Independent Living (CIL) that serves people with disabilities, their families and caretakers, and community members. CILs are community-based, cross-disability, cross-lifespan, non-profit organizations. CILs are unique in that they operate according to a philosophy of consumer control, wherein the majority of its staff and Board are people with all types of disabilities. The dRC adheres to the philosophy that every individual has the right, the opportunity and the choice to maximize their abilities to live as independently as possible and to participate in the community as fully as they choose.

The dRC serves the city of Fredericksburg and Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford Counties. Deaf and Hard of Hearing services are provided in some neighboring areas. Contact the dRC for more information.

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What is a Center for Independent Living?

Centers for Independent Living, including the dRC, provide Peer Support, Information and Referral, Individual and Systems Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training and other community supports and services as needed by the locality.

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