Support Groups

Autism Society of America Central Virginia,, 804-257-0192

Autism Speaks,, 202-955-3111

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond,, 804-525-7731

Autism Organizations

Commonwealth Autism Services,, 804-355-0300

Richmond Autism Integration Network (R.A.I.N.),, 804-754-0000

Richmond Area ARC, http://www.richmondarc.org804-358-1874

Spectrum Transformation Group,, 804-378-6141

VCU Autism Center for Excellence,, 855-711-6987

Richmond Autism Connection,, 855-254-7374

Hanover ARC,, 804-798-2400

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority,, 804-662-9000

Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) Training and Technical Assistance Center,, 804-828-6947


Community Service Boards

Chesterfield,, 804-768-7220

Hanover,, 804-365-4275

Henrico Area, Serving Charles City, Henrico, and New Kent Counties,, 804-727-8500

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority,, 804-819-4000

Employment Services and Resources

Career Support Systems,, 804-261-6788

The Choice Group,, 804-278-9151

Henrico County Mental Health Services,, 804-262-6665

VCU Research, Rehabilitation, and Training Center (RRTC) Workplace Supports and Job Retention,, 804-828-1851

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS),, 804-662-7000

RSVP, Inc, http://www.rsvprehab.com804-288-6272

Financial and Medical Benefits

Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS),, 804-786-4231

Supplemental Security Income / Social Security Disability Income (SSI / SSDI),

Individual and Family Support Program Application

Departments of Social Services (Contact local office to apply for Medicaid or EDCD Medicaid Waiver)

Chesterfield County,, 804-748-1100

Hanover County,, 804-365-4100

Henrico County,, 804-501-4006

City of Richmond,, 804-646-7212

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority,, 804-819-4000

Resources for Independent Living,, 804-353-6503

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS),, 804-786-3921

Medicaid Waiver Mentors

Lucy Cantrell, Hanover ARC, 804-798-2400

Bradford Hulcher, Autism Society Central VA, 804-257-0192


Virginia Lawyer Referral Service,, 804-775-0808

Disability Law Center of Virginia,, 804-552-3962

Special Needs Trust

Commonwealth Community Trust,, 804-740-6930

BeneCounsel, Inc., http://www.benecounsel.com804-883-5648

Health & Wellness

Middleground Wellness, 804-239-5511


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