New River Valley Disability Resource Center


A non-profit center for independent living serving the New River Valley.



Our Mission

The New River Valley Disability Resource Center (NRV DRC) is a non-profit organization led by people with disabilities working toward inclusivity and accessibility in the New River Valley region of Virginia. We provide advocacy, information and referral, transition services, skills training, peer support, and accessibility modifications to people with disabilities and to the community at large.

Our Vision

We envision a community that is accepting,  just, inclusive, and empowering for people with all types of disabilities.



8am – 4:30 pm

Radford, VA

What Are CILs?

Centers for Independent Living (CIL) are community-based non-profit organizations that are designed and operated to advocate for the integration and inclusion of people with disabilities into all aspects of society.

The New River Valley Disability Resource Center serves individuals with disabilities in the New River Valley residing in Floyd, Montgomery, Pulaski, Giles counties and the city of Radford. This includes Christiansburg, Blacksburg, McCoy, Fairlawn, Riner, Floyd, and Newport.

SSI Introduces New Online Tool

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) applicants can now use a new online tool to make appointments to find out if they are eligible for #SSI or other benefits. Learn more:

Attention Medicaid Members!

Don’t miss out on important health coverage information from Virginia Medicaid! It’s time for Medicaid members to update their contact information. Take action today! 💻 Visit 📞 Call 1-855-242-8282 (TDD: 1-888-221-1590

The Independent 2nd Quarter 2022 Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter at the link provided below. If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter or would like it in a different format please email or call us at 540-266-266-1435.  The Independent Q2 2022

Disability Day of Mourning 2022

Disability Culture at U-M, in partnership with the Disability Alliance and Caucus at Virginia Tech, will host an online vigil on March 1st at 7 PM EST for the annual Disability Day of Mourning. CART, ASL, and on-site therapists will be available. This event is free...