Developmental Disability


Developmental Disability

Every day, we see individuals with developmental disability thrive in our community. We are thrilled to be a part of these successes by offering support to individuals and their families. We create personalized plans using a wide spectrum of services. From case management to round-the-clock care, we offer choices designed to help individuals live full, active lives.

  • Sponsored Placement
    Open Your Home and Your Heart - Apply to be a Sponsored Placement Provider: Our Sponsored Placement program allows adults with a developmental disability the chance to be part of a loving family and a vibrant community. Being a Sponsored Placement provider isn’t always easy, but RACSB will be with you every step of the…
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  • Respite Care
    When your child is full-grown but requires ‘round-the-clock care, you can’t just call the teenager down the street when you need to get away. Vacations, weddings and date nights often require strategic planning. We offer a solution for parents
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  • Residential Services
    Living in the community means having a lifestyle tailored to your interests. At RACSB, we provide this lifestyle for adults with a developmental disability. Our residential programs offer an array of services to fit a wide range of needs.   Supervised Apartments: We offer staff support at two apartment complexes in the Fredericksburg area. This…
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  • Day Services
    For the individuals in our day support program, each day holds the promise of a new activity. Rappahannock Adult Activities began four decades ago, when community members noticed that adults with developmental disability didn’t have anywhere to go during the day
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  • Case Management
    Our support coordinators work help individuals with a developmental disability navigate services. Support coordinators assess individuals to determine their needs, then find the most appropriate services. A support coordinator helps develop a personalized plan for each individual, then follows up to make sure the plan is working. Support coordinators also connect individuals with developmental disability…
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Lauren went to Historic Chatham Manor Garden to see the peonies and roses in bloom. After learning that some of the sculptures dated back to 1706 she made a point of checking them all out. She particularly liked the ones with dogs and children. April liked the male bust and felt it looked like wrestler John Cena. ... See MoreSee Less

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What's for dinner? Our IT coordinator had a lovely meal seasoned with fresh herbs from a potted herb garden purchased at our plant sale. If you'd like some more flavor in your life, get our herbs before they sell out. We've also got veggies, flowers, hanging baskets, and container gardens. We're starting to run low and the sale will end when inventory is all gone. Order online and pick up curbside: ... See MoreSee Less

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  • COVID 19 Developmental Disability Resources

    These times can be unsettling for all of us, but individuals with developmental disability and their families, there is an added layer of challenges. Here are some resources to help. New: Here is a Coping Kit to help families and caregivers of individuals with developmental…

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  • 2020 Plant Sale

    We are updating the form every few days as we sell out of items. The date of the latest update is noted by the link to the order form. Please allow up to 48 hours for us to process your order.  We are still catching…

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  • If You Need Help

    The COVID-19 outbreak brings a lot of new worries. We're here to help. If you need to know about our services during the coronavirus pandemic, click here. If you need resources for mental health, substance use disorder, or developmental disability, click here. Here are some…

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Emergency Services are still available. Please call 540-373-6876 if you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis.

Due to the current State of Emergency, and in accordance with recommendation to limit in-person gatherings to 10 or less, our May Board of Directors meeting will be held virtually at 5 p.m. on May 19. Public comment may be submitted up until 4:00 pm on May 19th by emailing  Public comments that include the full name and address of the commenter will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.  The meeting will be Livestreamed on Rappahannock Area Community Services Board’s Facebook page on May 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

We encourage our community to stay home (whenever possible) and stay safe throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. We now offer most of our outpatient, early intervention, and case management services via telemedicine so you can receive the support you need from the safety of your home.

Our committee and board meetings and facilities tour for April have been canceled. Our day support programs are suspended temporarily.

Our popular plant sale is continuing but with some changes to ensure everyone's safety. Please order ahead and your plants will be waiting for you when you drive up.

At this time, we are suspending recruitment for most positions. See our employment portal for more information.

COVID-19 Updates and Resources