The New River Valley Disability Resource Center assists individuals with disabilities to live independently. The center also serves the community at large by helping to create an environment that is accessible to all.
The New River Valley Disability Resource Center (NRV DRC) is a newly established Center for Independent Living (CIL), serving the New River Valley. We help people with disabilities live independently and work to create an accessible community.
NRV DRC is a private non-profit community agency, supported in part by a grant from The Commonwealth of Virginia and the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative services (DARS), the federal government, and through generous individual contributions. Governed by a local Board of Directors of which the majority identify themselves as disabled, NRV DRC serves residents in Floyd, Montgomery, Pulaski & Giles counties and the City of Radford.
Advocacy – Assistance in gaining equal access to services that individuals with disabilities are entitled to receive.
Peer Counseling– Counseling for persons with disabilities by person with disabilities.
Independent Living Skills Training– Assistance in obtaining the skills needed to live independently, such as financial management, acquired social skills, household management etc..
Information & Referral– Information about assistive devices, recreation, accessibility, legislation and other disability related issues. Referrals are also made to local service providers to assist individuals in locating resources needed to become or remain independent and in the community.
Transitional Services– Collaboration with school systems and other agencies to assist students with disabilities in transition from middle school to high school and post graduate opportunities. Information on available assistance and services to eligible consumers transitioning out of a nursing home or other institution back into the community.
NRVDRC is located at 53 West Main Street, Suite A, in Christiansburg, VA 24073
Phone Number: 540-266-1435
Fax Number: 540-251-3451