Accessibility & Recreation

Insurance & Funding


Advocacy Agencies

  • disAbility Law Center of Virginia (dLCV)
    1512 Willow Lawn, Suite 100
    Richmond, VA 23230
    804-225-2042 (V/TTY)
    804-662-7057  FAX
    800- 552-3962

Department of Education

  • Division of Special Education and Student Services
    Department of Education
    H. Douglas Cox, Assistant Superintendent
    P.O. Box 2120
    Richmond, VA 23218-2120
    800-422-1098 (TTY)
    Website and Contact Information

Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)

  • Infant and Toddler Connection of Virginia
    Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
    P.O. Box 1797
    Richmond, VA 23218
    804-371-7959 FAX
    Contact information

Early Intervention Services (Ages 2 to 5)

  • Division of Special Education and Instructional Services
    Department of Education
    P.O. Box 2120
    Richmond, VA 23218-2120

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

  • Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
    100 N. Washington St., Suite 234
    Falls Church, VA 22046
    703-923-0030 FAX


  • DARS Consumer Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program
    The Consumer Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program helps people with disabilities get ready for, find, and keep a job. It helps to increase their ability to live independently in their communities. The Consumer VR program works with individuals with every type of disability. VR services include but are not limited to, vocational counseling, training, and job placement.

Health and Well Being

  • Individual and Family Developmental Disabilities Support Waiver
    This program provides support services to individuals over age 6 who have developmental disabilities.   Eligibility is determined by a screening for Levels of Function.  Medicaid Financial Eligibility is based on the individual, not the family’s income.  There is a statewide waiting list.
    Information from the ARC of Virginia
  • Elderly or Disabled with Consumer Direction (EDCD) Waiver
    The EDCD waiver provides services to help individuals live in their home or the community instead of a nursing home.  Information provided by Senior Navigator, A VirginiaNavigator website:   
  • Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP)
    The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) administers two Medicaid programs that may reimburse part or a participant’s entire share of the employer sponsored group health insurance premiums. These programs are known as the Health Insurance Premium Program (HIPP) and HIPP for Kids. All applications are first evaluated for HIPP for Kids (HFK’s) and then HIPP, if applicants are not eligible for the HFK’s program. This insures that applicant’s circumstances are fully reviewed and every opportunity for eligibility is granted.
  • The Virginia Livable Home Tax Credit (LHTC)
    The LHTC program is designed to improve accessibility and universal visitability in Virginia’s residential units by providing state tax credits for the purchase of new units or the retrofitting of existing housing units. Tax credits are available for up to $5,000 for the purchase/construction of a new accessible residence and up to 50 percent for the cost of retrofitting existing units, not to exceed $5,000


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