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Listed below are links to many helpful organizations and resources for individuals with disabilities, their families and paid or natural supports. These listings are for informational purposes only and do not represent an endorsement by Imperial Care.


Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
DMAS is the agency that administers Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in Virginia. The CHIP program in Virginia is called Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS).


Virginia Medicaid web portal
Virginia Medicaid web portal.


The Arc of Northern Virginia
Promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community. Offers information on guardianship, Medicaid Waivers, community education, transition resources and referrals.


A federal web site that will explain features of the Affordable Care Act. There are special sections on the site explaining services and benefits for people with disabilities


Administration for Community Living (ACL)
ACL includes the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability and serves as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities.


Virginia’s Community Services Boards and Behavioral Health Authorities
Representing Virginia’s Community Services Boards and Behavioral Health Authorities who provide the premier mental health, intellectual disability and substance use disorder services management and delivery in Virginia’s Communities. .


Alexandria Community Services Board
We envision a community in which residents enjoy a sense of well-being, safety and self-sufficiency. We strive to provide effective and essential safety net services that measurably improve or maintain the quality of life for Alexandrians. We are guided by the following values and principles: equal access for all people, dignity and respect, cultural competency, ethics and accountability, collaboration, competency, integrity and continuous improvement.


Northern Virginia Training Center
NVTC's Mission is to help people with intellectual disabilities prepare to live life away from NVTC.


Family Caregiver Alliance
The FCA provides a wealth of information on care strategies, stress relief, community resources, family issues and hands-on care.


Family Caregiving 101
This site was created for people caring for a loved one who is ill or disabled. It's a great place to find assistance, answers, new ideas and helpful advice for both you and your loved one.


The Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
The GMHF raises awareness of psychiatric and mental health disorders affecting the elderly and helps to promote healthy aging strategies. This Web site provides mental health information for older adults and their families, including assistance in finding a geriatric psychiatrist.


Help Guide
Helpguide provides over 170 non-commercial articles on the topics of Mental Health, Healthy Lifestyles, Families & Relationships and Seniors & Aging.


AARP Internet Resources
The American Association of Retired Persons Web site provides a frequently updated database of Internet resources, including links to more than 900 of the best sites for people age 50+.


College of Direct Support (CDS)
The College of Direct Support (CDS) is a set of web-based courses designed for direct support professionals (DSPs) and others who support individuals with disabilities.





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2. Herndon, Virginia


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