Choice. Respect.

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

#CRi45 - Celebrating 45 Years of Transformational Impact

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.

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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 in the community. Since 1975, CRi has been relentlessly focused on what’s possible. By investing the respect, time & effort, CRi consistently finds positive ways to meet the needs of the people in local communities, and beyond.

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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 ambitious and bold plans to surround, empower, and connect people with services & caring 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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Grace's Story

“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.

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“CRi has worked with people who have significant support needs who expressed an interest in living in their own apartment. They’ve done very creative things to make that happen. It’s not easy, takes a long time, and you have to jump through a lot of hoops.”

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🎨ArtWorks Alive! Art Sale & Cocktail Reception

November 12th, 2019

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.

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News from CRi

08.19.19
Delegate Betsy Carr Meets with CRi in Richmond!

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 Home

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08.14.19
Delegate Ayala Visits Peachtree

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.

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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 the individual and his/her family. Referral sources include case managers, physicians, insurance companies, and/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 individuals we support and our friends and neighbors. Volunteer opportunities may include special event support, committee involvement, property maintenance, office support, and more.

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Donate

Philanthropic support is vital to helping individuals with disabilities live their best daily life. With public funding at significant risk, we are dependent upon private contributions to give vulnerable individuals the life they deserve. Your generous gift will go to providing immediate supports for individuals in the local community.

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