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    Educating families, professionals and child care centers.

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    Moving Together

    Our services are open to the
    community and help to better society
    as a whole. We pride ourselves on
    working with all kinds of people and
    advocate for those in need.

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    Counselors bring care and support into the consumer’s home environment.

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You Should Know

Over 50% of parents/caregivers spend more than 40 hours per week providing support for their loved one with ID/DD beyond typical care.  40% spend more than 80 hours a week.

Resource: Emerson, E (2007) poverty and people with intellectual disabilities. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 13(2): 107-113

Staff Highlights

News from the North

We have licensed our first two Sponsored Residential homes last month, and currently have three people receiving our oversight in these homes.

In response to the increasing need for In-Home Residential supports in the D.C. suburbs, we have initiated  (more…)

Our Services Have Expanded

DWS now has a location in Roanoke, VA!

We are excited to begin (more…)

Upcoming Events

Luau Party

July 27, 2016

Join us Wednesday, August 10th from 5:00pm-7:00pm for our


July 6, 2016

Saturday July 23, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon In the field of: 1002 Wilmer Ave. Richmond, VA 23227 Click […]