Entries by WVARF

WVARF is committed to improving the lives of disabled individuals

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc. (WVARF) serves as the state’s Central Nonprofit Agency, linking people with disabilities to meaningful employment opportunities. WVARF is a collaboration of nonprofit corporations and government agencies working to advance preferential purchasing programs, or “State Use” programs, which create jobs for individuals with disabilities.  These […]

WHO’S KEEPING WEST VIRGINIA WILD AND WONDERFUL

WVARF has coordinated State Use contracts to maintain stream access for the Division of Natural Resources.  Ground maintenance is provided within different regions by nine Community Rehabilitation Programs including: * Buckhannon-Upshur Work Adjustment Center, Inc. * Clay County Services Unlimited, Inc. * Developmental Center & Workshop, Inc. * Gateway Industries, Inc. * Goodwill Industries of Kanawha Valley, […]

LEGISLATORS MATTER

The 2013 WVARF Legislative Event provided Community Rehabilitation Programs (CRPs) the opportunity to personally meet with their legislative representives and demostrate the socio-economic impact their organization has on communities and in the lives of individuals with disabilities. Through the exhibition of products, services, and one-on-one discussion, legislative representatives gained clarity not only on the benefits […]