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Additional Services

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Additional Services​

Deaf And Hard of Hearing Outreach

Provides information on services and resources for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Services include:

Contact Diann Drew at  or call: 
540-373-5890 (CAPTEL), 540-645-5378 (Video Phone)


Youth Services

Facilitates school and community inclusion for all children with disabilities. Provides information and guidance on special education and transition services.


Personal Assistance Services

Service Facilitation for Consumer-Directed services under the Medicaid Waivers. Maintains a registry of available personal assistants. Contact Virginia Medicaid Mentor Tennie Gratz,


Home Accessibility

Facilitates the Virginia Housing Rental Unit Accessibility Modification Grant. Contact Tennie Gratz at


Veteran Services

Provide resources and information on Veteran supports and services. Facilities Granting Freedom, VA’s Military Home Modification Grant Program. 


ADA Leadership Network

The dRC’s Advocacy Director is trained on the Americans with Disabilities Act and provides guidance on ADA issues.  Free ADA training is available to all, and can be customized to meet your needs, including:

  • Understanding the ADA
  • Getting hired and moving ahead in a job
  • Hiring people with disabilities: tapping into talent
  • Serving customers with disabilities
  • Accessibility in Federal, State and Municipal entities
  • Reaching individuals with disabilities: Accessibility in private or commercial businesses
  • Accessible technology in the workplace
  • Accessible websites

Contact Deborah Lately at


Culpeper Outreach

Through a grant from the Virginia State Independent Living Council, the dRC provides information and outreach to the city and county of Culpeper, Madison County, Orange County, and the lower part of Rappahannock County.  The dRC is working to form a coalition of individuals who are interested in developing a Center of Independent Living in this area of Virginia.  Please contact Brenda Boggs at

State Resource Directories

The dRC Resource Series

Learn about resources helpful to people with disabilities.

Social Security Training
January 26, 2023
10:00am -12:00pm
Virtual Session
Register at:

Learn the difference between SSDI and SSI.  Learn how to apply for Social Security.  learn what is the difference between Social Security for an adult and for a child.  Learn what are Ticket to Work and Work Incentives.  Learn what is a Plan to Achieve Self-Support.

Long-Term Care Using Medicaid Waivers Training
February 23, 2023
10:00am – 12:00pm
Virtual Session
Register at:

Do you need help with dressing, light housework, cooking, getting out in the community, going to the doctor’s office, or being safe?  Come learn how Medicaid Waivers can help you or your family member lead a more independent life!

Click here for a printable flyer.