Resources for Support During Time of Social Distancing and Covid-19

-Check back often for updates-

 

Virginia Department of Health 

 

Centers for Disease Control - Latest updates on Covid-19

 

Mask Mandate in Virginia - Information about accommodations for people with disabilities.  Provided by The Arc of Northern Virginia.

 

Make a face covering at home - The CDC recommends the use of cloth face coverings when in public areas where social distancing is difficult to achieve. 

 

James City County Parks and Recreation -  The team over at JCC Parks & Rec have put together a lot of awesome virtual activities.  Check them out!

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders - Support for those in the rare community impacted by COVID-19.

 

Williamsburg Regional Library - Resources and services available for using the library from home.  

 

Storybook Online - Listen to a huge number of children's stories read by famous people!

 

Google Earth - Explore a range of human-made and natural landmarks on Earth such as The Great Wall of China or the Eiffel Tower.  These virtual tours provide imagery and accessibility for everyone.

 

United Way of the Virginia Peninsula - Find information on The Emergency Fund set up to provide coordination of care for those affected by closures and unemployment. 

 

Paid Leave for Caregivers - Under the COVID-19 relief bill, caregivers of adults with disabilities may be eligible for paid leave.

 

Coronavirus Tips for Staying Healthy 

The Arc of Virginia - Visit The Arc of Virginia's website for  information related to their advocacy work and an excellent list of helpful resources. 

Gigi's Playhouse - Down Syndrome Achievement Centers - An inspirational and dedicated place for families to celebrate their child and benefit from free programs that unleash joy, confidence and continuous improvement. Visit their website to check out FREE virtual programing. 

 History At Home - Experience Jamestown and Yorktown virtually!  History can be fun, even from home! 

 

PE with Joe - Keep moving with an energetic and fun-loving PE teacher from England who is bringing fun in-home workouts to thousands around the world!

Outside is still open - Walk, jog, or ride your bike around the neighborhood.  Many park trails are still available.  Just remember to keep safe social distance from others!

 

​CONTACT US: pam.mcgregor@thearcgw.org 

150-D Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188

(757) 229-3535 

The Arc of Greater Williamsburg is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transit services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Please click here to read the full Public Notice.

For a complete copy of The Arc of Greater Williamsburg’s nondiscrimination policies and procedures, or to file a complaint, please contact Executive Director Pam McGregor at 757-229-3535 or 150-D Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. The Arc’s Title VI complaint procedures are available here.

 

Also, In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), The Arc of Greater Williamsburg will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. Please click here to read the full ADA Public Notice.

Reminder... The Arc is not an acronym.  Please refer to us as "The Arc," not The ARC.