Choice. Respect.

CRi is dedicated to providing personalized resources to people with mental health needs or developmental disabilities.

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Every day, we are reminded of the efforts, generosity, & love of our friends that keep us going. While CRi has faced many challenges in recent years, none have been anything like those we are currently experiencing today. Our own frontline heroes have risen to the challenge of this very unique moment in history & have done whatever it takes to keep everyone safe & healthy. We need your continued support today.

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Who We Are

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.

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What We Do

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.

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How can CRi Help?

Developmental Disabilities Services

CRi provides a wide-range of supports for individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) throughout Northern Virginia & in the Richmond area.

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Mental Health Services

CRi provides a full complement of evidence-based mental health services with a goal of recovery for people with mental health needs.

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Youth Services

CRi provides independent living support through housing to at-risk youth who are homeless, precariously-housed &/or aging out of foster care.

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Embracing Challenges

COVID-19 challenged the disability support community, & the world, in ways no one could have imagined. Social isolation, program closures, health & safety concerns, staffing shortages, & policy changes are just a few examples of the pandemic's impact on an industry that already works harder than many to support some of the region's most vulnerable populations.

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I would not be able to hold down a job for almost three years now if it wasn't for LIFT. I am 22 years old & I work full-time at Georgetown Hospital. I've received three pay raises since I've been here & I have another one coming up. I have my own desk & I feel proud about my accomplishments. I would absolutely recommend the program to others.

2018 LIFT Graduate

News from CRi

07.13.21
Developmental Disabilities Professional Day Set for July 15

Article originally published at qddp.org.

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07.12.21 QIDP, Spotlight Winner, Spotlight Award, Laetitia Senjo
CRi Program Manager Wins National Association of QIDPs Spotlight Award

Laetitia Senjo Wins Prestigious Award for Work During Pandemic

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Referrals & Admissions

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.

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Volunteer

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.

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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.

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