Resources

MVLE Quick Resource

This guide was put together to provide information on the most frequently requested/used services in the Northern Virginia area.

Inclement Weather Policy

When Fairfax County Government Offices are closed, MVLE offices will be closed for all employees (staff and individuals).

When Fairfax County Public Schools are closed, MVLE offices will remain open for all essential staff, but will not serve individuals.

Essential staff is defined as those who hold exempt employee status (e.g., Vice Presidents, Directors, Assistant Directors, Site Managers, Area Managers, Senior Team Members, etc).
FASTRAN’s procedure is based on Fairfax County Public Schools. If Fairfax County Public Schools are closed, FASTRAN does not operate.

When Fairfax County Public Schools are closed and MVLE is not serving the individuals, all non-exempt employees have the option to take annual leave or leave without pay unless they choose to come to work.

Employees must report off by speaking directly to their immediate supervisor. Voice mail messages can be left, but it is the responsibility of the employee to speak directly to his/her immediate supervisor when reporting off due to inclement weather.

Reporting off via e-mail during inclement weather is unacceptable. 

When there is a 2-hour delay for Fairfax County Public Schools or any other school districts in which our individuals live that means staff arrives at work on time (8:00 a.m.) and the individuals will be arriving 2 hours later.

COMMUNITY CASEMANAGEMENT, RESIDENTIAL, DAY SUPPORT & EMPLOYMENT 
For eligible Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities your local Community Services Board can provide information and referral as well as on-going Case Management services regarding funding and access to community residential, day support -vocational employment, respite and other services available through the CSB or Mental Retardation Medicaid Waiver Program.

Community Services Boards
Fairfax County Community Services Board
12011 Government Center Parkw, Suite 300
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
(703) 324-4400
www.co.fairfax.va.us/handbook/main.htm

Arlington County Community Services Board
3033 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201
(703)228-1700
www.co.arlington.va.us/homepage

Alexandria City Community Services Board
3105 Colvin Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
(703)370-7687
www.ci.alexandria.va.us.com

Prince William County Community Services Board
7987 Ashton Avenue, Manassas, VA 20109
(703)792-4900
www.pwcgov.org

TRANSPORTATION

The Majority of Transportation Services that enable individuals attend daily programs are funded through Medicaid, or through the County Mental Retardation or Intellectual Disabilities Office of the CSB.

For information on transportation services you can contact:

Fairfax County – Fastran (703)823-8141

Regional Medicaid Provider – Logisticare (866)679-6330

Arlington – contact the Arlington CSB – Intellectual Disabilities Office (703)228-1700

Obtain Travel Training to use public transportation – MVLE and other providers provide travel training for a fee

SERVICE – FUNDING SOURCES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

For information on funding or resources you can contact: 

MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS – DEPT. MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (DMAS)
600 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
(804)786-4231
www.state.va.us

SOCIAL SECURITY : SSI – SUPPLIMENTAL SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME-provides to those eligible cash benefits and Medicaid health insurance; TICKET TO WORK, etc.
www.ssa.gov

VA DEPT OF REHABILITATION SERVICES: Employment training & services http://www.vadrs.org/community.htm
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES
http://www.dmhmrsas.virginia.gov/

OTHER RESOURCES

ADVOCACY
The Arc of Northern Virginia The Arc of Northern Virginia can provide guidance towards finding a large number of community resources as well as legal advise. They can be contacted at:
(703)532-3214
www.thearcofnova.org

People First – a self advocacy group
http://www.thearcofnova.org/arcservices/advocacy/index.html

VA Board For Persons With Disabilities 
www.vaboard.org/

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
Check your County or City Recreation Department where you reside for therapeutic recreation services for individuals with disabilities.

TRANSLATION SERVICES
International Language Services
(703)764-1335
www.ilsmultilingual.com

 

THINK BEYOND THE LABEL

Evolve your Workforce

www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com


PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

Alexandria (703)838-0710

Arlington (703)228-1450

Fairfax (703)324-7500

Prince William County (703)792-7500

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