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Virginia Housing Granting Freedom Agents

The following organizations provide services and advocacy to promote the leadership, independence, and productivity of people with disabilities.

Appalachian Independence Center
Anna Bryant-
Steve Halley –                                 
230 Charwood Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone: (276) 628-2979

Melinda Hawkins –
P. O. Box 16744
Bristol, VA 24209
Phone: (276)-466-4437

Sandy Yates –
P.O. Box 864
Galax VA 24333
Phone: (276) 236-6055
Serving the following Counties: Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, Washington, Wythe,
Serving the following Cities: Galax, Bristol

Blue Ridge Housing Network, Inc.
Lorie Noakes -
134-A Peyton Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone: (540)-622-2711
Serving the following Counties: Clark, Frederick, Shenandoah, Page, Warren
Serving the following Cities: Winchester

Blue Ridge Independent Living Center

Bill Duncan –
Jon Weems –
Katherine Wells –
Karen Michalski-
1502-B Williamson Road NE
Roanoke, VA 24012
Phone: (540) 342-1231 - Voice | (540) 342-1231 - TTY | (540) 342-9505 - FAX
Serving the following Counties: Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Roanoke,
Serving the following Cities: Salem, Roanoke and Covington

Child & Family Services of Eastern VA/DBA The Up Center
Tiffany Tritch-
150 Boush Street, Ste 500
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-965-8636
Serving the following Cities: Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach

City of Alexandria - Office of Housing

Brandi Collins –
421 King Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703-746-4990)
Serving the following City: Alexandria

Clinch Independent Living Center

Regina Hurley -
Barbara Crouse-
William Hess –
Sarah Mullis-
Michael VanDyke-                                             
1176 Booth Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614
Phone: (276) 935-6088
Serving the following Counties: Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell, Tazewell

Disability Resource Center of the Rappahannock Area

Tennie Gratz –
Debe Fults-
Emmetri Beane –
409 Progress Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone: (540) 373-2559 - Voice | (540) 373-5890 - TTY | (540)373-8126 - FAX
Serving the following Counties: Caroline, King George, Orange, Madison, Culpepper, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford
Serving the following Cities: Fredericksburg, Culpepper

Disability Rights & Resource Center
Carol Tuning – Executive Director -
Sto Belongia -
Patrick Henry Community College, 645 Patriot Ave, Walker #101
Martinsville, VA 24112
Phone: (276) 226-1696
Fax: (540) 482-0640
Serving the following Counties: Henry, Patrick
Serving the following City: Martinsville

Tamika Royal –
300 Pell Avenue, Suite A
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Phone: (540) 420-1601 (V)
Fax: (540) 482-0640
Serving the following Counties: Rocky Mount and Franklin County

Cierra Irvin Shirley –
512 Westover Drive
Danville, VA 24541
Phone: (540) 420-1484 (V)
Fax: (540) 482-0640
Serving the following Counties: Pittsylvania
Serving the following City: Danville

Eastern Shore Center for Independent Living

Althea Pittman –
Doreen Capers -
Walleisha Bailey -
Abra Jacobs -
36282 Lankford Highway, Suite 13-D
Exmore, VA 23306
Phone: (757)-414-0100
Serving the following Counties: Accomack and Northampton

Endependence Center, Inc

Vantoria Clay –
6300 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: (757)351-1595 - Voice | (757) 461-7527 - TTY | (757) 455-8223 - FAX
Serving the following Counties: Isle of Wight, Southampton
Serving the following Cities: Chesapeake, Franklin, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Norfolk & Portsmouth

Fluvanna/Louisa Housing Foundation
Dan Burke –               
P.O. Box 160
Louisa, VA 23093
Phone: (540-967-3484)
Serving the following Counties: Fluvanna and Louisa

Hampton Roads Community Action Program

Michele Grant –
2410 Wickham Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607
Phone: (757) 247-0379
Serving the following Counties: James City, Surry, York, Sussex
Serving the following Cities: Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, Poquoson

Independence Empowerment Center

Roberta McEachern –
Mary Lopez –
8409 Dorsey Circle, Suite 101
Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: (703) 257-5400, ext. 114
Serving the following Counties: Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Prince William, Loudoun
Serving the following Cities: Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park

Junction Center Independent Living

Brenda Cowden –
P.O. Box 408
Duffield, VA 24244
Phone: (276) 524-4081

E. Dennis Horton-
P. O. Box 1210, 147 Plaza Road, SW
Wise County Plaza Shopping Center #229
Norton, VA 24273
Phone: (423) 571-1853
Serving the following Counties: Lee, Scott, Wise
Serving the following City: Norton

Loudoun County Department of Family Services
Robert McCarthy -
102 Heritage Way, N. E.
P.O. Box 7400
Leesburg, Virginia 20177-7400
Phone: (703) 777-0387
Serving the following county: Loudoun

Lynchburg Area Center for Independent Living
Veronica Callaham –       
500 Alleghany Ave, Suite 500
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: (434)-528-4971. Ext 1005
Serving the following Counties: Bedford, Amherst, Campbell and Appomattox
Serving the following Cities: Bedford and Lynchburg

New River Valley Disability Resource Center
Barbara Clark –
53 West Main Street, Ste A
Christiansburg, VA 24073
Phone: (540)-266-1435 - Voice | (540)-251-3451 - FAX
Serving the following Counties: Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski
Serving the following City:  Radford

Peninsula Center for Independent Living

Catherine Tyler-Northan –
Juan Martinez-     
Ralph Shelman-
2021-A Cunningham Drive, Suite 2
Hampton, VA 23666
Phone: (757) 827-0275
Serving the following Counties: Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland
Serving the following Cities: Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton and Poquoson


Piedmont Housing Alliance
Michelle Tanner –
682 Berkmar Circle 2nd Fl.
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Phone: (434) 422-4839
Serving the following Counties: Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson
Serving the following Cities: Charlottesville

Resources for Independent Living, Inc.

Marcia Guardino –
Kerry Byrne-
Gerald O’Neill-
Deborah Yates – 
4009 Fitzhugh Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-353-6503, press #2, Ext 130- Voice | 804-353-6583. - TTY | 804-358-5606 - FAX

Janice Sykes-Lewis –
1845A Fort Mahone Road
Petersburg, VA 23805
Phone: 804-862-9338
Serving the following Counties:  Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Amelia, Sussex, Greensville and Surry
Serving the following Cities: Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, Emporia and Colonial Heights

Southside Outreach Group
Earl Howerton-
Earline Powell –
1425 Seymour Drive
South Boston, VA 24592
Phone: 804-387-3808
Serving the following Counties: Amelia, Campbell, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward

Valley Associates for Independent Living

Andrea King –  
Gayl Brunk-
3210 Peoples Dr., Suite 220
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: (540)-820-9423 - Voice | 540-438-9265 - TTY | 540-433-6313 - FAX
Serving the following Counties: Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge, Rockingham
Serving the following Cities: Buena Vista, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro, Harrisonburg

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Customer Service

Toll Free: 877-VHDA-123
Local: 804-782-1986


Virginia Relay

In Virginia: 711
Toll Free: 800-828-1140


Virginia Housing Fraud, Waste or Abuse Hotline

Phone: 804-915-3146
Website: Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse