Empowerment Group

The Empowerment Group is made up of consumers and facilitated by staff. It is both a social and independent living skills group where new skills are learned, information is shared, friendships are made, and support is given. Members EMPOWER each other! Contact Grace Marshall at gmarshall@cildrc.org for more information.

Advocacy Group

The Advocacy Group is about learning and carrying out self-advocacy and reviewing and affecting policymaking at the local, state, and federal level. It teaches people with disabilities to research and access information, formulate their thoughts, explore their choices, express their views, and learn to defend their rights. Learn more on self-advocacy and policymaking.

Live Life Your Way
Video Series

View the dRC YouTube Channel video series on independent living tools for the disability community. Topics include advocacy, cooking, employment, gardening, healthcare, and more!

Keep the Beat with Tennie

This virtual exercise class is designed for people of differing abilities whether they stand or sit. To participate, have a a water bottle, yoga mat, weight, and chair (if needed) available. Contact Tennie Gratz for more information at tgratz@cildrc.org or 540-373-2559.

Virtual Book Club

Expand your horizons, meet new people and explore new subjects. Connect with others and have fun from the comfort of your home. Contact Kelly Keiser for more details.

Give Back Sound Program

Give the gift of sound. Donate old hearing aids to dRC's Give Back Sound Program. Donations accepted at the dRC and across town where you find the blue Giving Back Sound boxes (audiologists, assisted living facilities, and more). Contact Diann Drew for more details.

Spinal Cord Injury Group

Individuals meet virtually every third Wednesday via Zoom at 6:30 P.M. Contact Brenda Guevara for more information at brenda.guevara20@gmail.com.

Well Sibling Support Group

The WSS is a social support group for children ages 10-16 who have a sibling(s) with physical or mental health issues. Contact Jocelyn Price for more information at sibsquad2018@gmail.com.