Links to resources for children and adults with disabilities:
- The Arc of Northern Virginia. 703-532-3214. Provides advocacy and direct services for families and children and adults, living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- The Arc of Greater Prince William County. 703-670-4800. Provides advocacy and direct services for families and children and adults, living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Autism Society of Northern Virginia. 703-495-8444. Provides support, information, training and awareness to people with autism and their families.
- Brain Injury Services, Inc. 703-451-8881. Provides community-based services, education, and advocacy to people affected by brain injury.
- Children & Adults w/ Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – N. VA. 703-641-5451. Provides information and support to parents of people with attention deficit disorders.
- DisAbility Navigator. Online resource that provides free information to Virginians with disabilities.
- ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia. 703-525-3268. A community-based resource and advocacy Center which is managed by and for people with disabilities.
- Jewish Social Services Agency. 703-204-9100. Provides support, counseling, advocacy, employment services, life skills training, and growth and learning programs to children and adults with disabilities and their families.
Links to resources for the elderly:
Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) are in each local jurisdiction. They provide residents aged 60 and older and their families, friends and caregivers, information on assistance in accessing, and referrals to services and resources available in that jurisdiction. They are a central point of contact for seniors and their families.
- Alexandria Office of Aging and Adult Services.
- Arlington Agency on Aging. Search aging services.
- Fairfax Area Agency on Aging Search aging services.
- Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging. Search aging services.
- Prince William Agency on Aging. Search aging services
To find other AAAs in Virginia go to the Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging website.
Adult Protective Services (APS) is in each local jurisdiction. APS should be contacted to report the abuse, neglect and/or exploitation of any senior or adult disabled person in a particular locality. The numbers can also be used to contact Adult Services which provide support services to the elderly and disabled.
- Alexandria APS - call 703-838-0778
- Arlington APS - call 703-228-1700
- Fairfax APS - call 703-324-7450
- Prince William APS - call 703-792-7500
- Loudoun County APS - call 703-777-0353
Long-Term Care Ombudsman advocates for individuals receiving long-term care services in nursing and assisted living facilities.
Links to Federal and State agencies that provide public benefits and programs for seniors and the disabled:
- Social Security Online
- Department of Veterans Affairs
- Virginia Department for the Aging
Links to various elder advocacy organizations:
- American Association of Retired Persons
- American Bar Association – Commission on Law & Aging
- Association of Jewish Aging Services
- Center for Medicare Advocacy Inc.
- Gay and Lesbian Association of Retired Persons
- National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA)
- National Caucus and Center on Black Aged
- National Council on Aging
Links to professional services that serve the elderly:
- Guide to Retirement Living – Source Book
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- Senior Navigator
- Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys