We invite you to join us in creating a life like yours for our friends with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Learn how

Welcome to The Arc of Northern

Shenandoah Valley

Here at The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley, we know a lot about intellectual and developmental disabilities. But even more so, we know how to help our our friends with developmental disabilities live a life like yours. A life that includes friendships, earning a paycheck, being included and having a voice. Since 1967, The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley has supported individuals and families impacted by intellectual and developmental disabilities enjoy, serve and participate in their communities. Through advocacy, education and collaboration, we will continue to serve families in achieving their goals, no matter how large or small.


Working Through

Education, Advocay & Collaboration


We collaborate with local providers including:

  • Special Education Advisory Committees
  • Occupational therapists
  • ABA providers
  • And more!


Our advocacy services include:

  • Coaching families
  • Developing and navigating systems of support
  • Representing the interests of families impacted by developmental disabilities during legislative sessions


We serve families through educational opportunities including:

  • Workshops
  • Self-guided training trainings, including presentations and webinars
  • Fact sheets
  • One to one meetings with parents


Upcoming Events

Annual membership meeting & picnic

Join The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley for its annual membership meeting and picnic. BBQ, chips & drinks will be provided. Members should bring a side to share.

Time: 5PM to 7PM

Location: Middletown Park, 2nd street, Middletown VA

Download bylaw changes below


June 21, 2019

Download: Bylaws 20MAY19 kml edits for annual meeting.pdf

The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley

PO Box 369

Stephens City, VA 22655

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