CRi is dedicated to providing personalized resources to people with mental health needs or developmental disabilities.
CRi turns 45 in 2020! While much has changed since 1975, we are still dedicated to providing personalized resources to youth & adults with developmental disabilities & mental health needs. This year, our goal is to integrate our anniversary celebration into all that we do. To do that, we need you, our community supporters & friends, as involved as possible in celebrating 45 years of transformational impact with us. Share your story! Attend an event! Volunteer your time! However you choose to celebrate, we are happy you're here with us.Celebrate With Us!
Dedicated to providing caring resources needed to live their best lives, CRi believes people can make choices on their own & live independent, full, & meaningful lives. Since 1975, CRi has been relentlessly focused on what’s possible. By investing the respect, time & effort, CRi finds positive ways to meet the needs of the people in local communities.
CRi is transforming how at-risk youth & people with developmental disabilities or mental health needs live, work & play. Working closely together with each individual, we create plans to empower & connect people with services & support while providing a sense of belonging in their communities.
“I became interested in CRi when my dad spoke to me about the mission & purpose of the organization this past Spring, but I got really involved with CRi by accepting a summer internship here,” states Grace George. A rising Sophomore at the University of Virginia, Grace spent her summer learning the ins & outs of CRi as an intern on the Philanthropy Team.Read More
I love CRi because of the passionate & caring people who work here.CRi Admin Team Member
Come celebrate the only program of its kind in the area! ArtWorks is a therapeutic, community-based program supporting recovery for adults with chronic mental health needs or developmental disabilities. Although the programs & services provided by CRi are a necessity in our community, they continue to in critical need of private funding. Please join us at ArtWorks Alive! & help celebrate the creativity & diversity of those in our community.Read More
A personal visit is often the most effective means of communicating with a legislator & working toward social change. Last week, CRi invited Delegate Betsy Carr to visit a recently opened & relocated program in the Richmond area, the Nicolet HomeKeep Reading
Last week, CRi President & CEO Arthur Ginsberg & VP of External Affairs Kelsey DeWispelaere participated in a candid conversation with Delegate Hala Ayala & the staff & residents at our Peachtree Home in Lake Ridge, VA. As a single, working mother of two, Delegate Ayala is an outspoken advocate for families in Prince William County & was an amazing part of a necessary conversation regarding disability support in our area.Keep Reading
Thank you for your interest in CRi’s supports. Our admission team works to make the referrals & admissions process as streamlined as possible for people in need of support. Referral sources include case managers, physicians, insurance companies, &/or family members.
We LOVE Volunteers! Volunteers are essential in helping CRi provide diverse opportunities for community engagement for both the people we support & our friends & neighbors. Volunteer opportunities may include special event support, committee involvement, property maintenance, office support, & more.
Philanthropic support is critical to helping people with disabilities live their best life. With public funding at significant risk, we are dependent upon private contributions to give vulnerable people the life they deserve. Your generous gift will go to providing immediate supports for people in the local community.