Supports Available Outside of Northstar

We want to make it as easy as possible for you and your family to have access to the information and resources you may need. We often receive inquiries from families regarding programs, classes, and supports that are available throughout our local community.

Here you will find an ever-growing list of those available resources in the following areas:

Click on the logos below to learn more about each organization.

Transition to Adulthood

Northstar Career Center’s goal is to provide factual information and community resources that will help individuals and families navigate this change.

Transition to Adulthood

Extracurricular/Social Resources

Creative Approach Development Center

Eliza Hope Foundation

Friendship Circle of Virginia

Humble Haven Yoga

Jacob’s Chance

Miracles in Motion Dance Troupe

Night to Shine RVA

Peers RVA

Richmond Autism Integration Network

Richmond Kickers

Richmond Retrievers Special Hockey Club

River City Inclusive Gym

River City Stars

Side By Side


School for the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community

Special Olympics Virginia

Spectrum Transformation Group – Social Skills


Surfers Healing


Weinstein JCC – Adult Circle of Friends

YMCA of Greater Richmond – Miracle League

Behavioral Services

Blue Arc Behavioral Services

Counseling & Advocacy Associates

Early Autism Services

Family Insights, P.C.

Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia

Intercept Health

Recognizing Children’s Gifts

SpectrumWise – College Consulting

University of Virginia – Autism Spectrum Services

Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis

Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapy Services

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU – Occupational Therapy

Cornerstone Therapy Associates, LLC.

Hear Express Learn Process

Ivy Rehab for Kids

Talk Therapy Services

Treehouse Pediatric Therapy

Medical Services

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU – Nutritional Services

Got Transition

LaunchPad Counseling

Transportation Services

A Better Choice Driving School

Chesterfield County – Mobility Services

City of Petersburg – Area Transit

GRTC Transit System – Travel Training Program

UZURV – The Adaptive Transportation Network Company

Independent Living and Employment Services


The ARC of Virginia

Commonwealth Autism

Career Support Systems Inc.

The Choice Group

Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

The disAbility Law Center of Virginia

Eli’s Village

The Job Accommodation Network

National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making

Resources for Independent Living, Inc.

National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making

Social Security Administration – Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Virginia Commonwealth University – Center on Transition Innovations

Virginia Commonwealth University – Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Virginia Department of Social Services

Parent/Guardian Support

All Needs Planning

Apex Social Group

Autism Society of Central Virginia

Benecounsel, Inc.

Center for Family Involvement

Medical Home Plus

National Alliance on Mental Illness – Virginia

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

Parent to Parent

Parents of Autistic Children of Northern Virginia

Sandra L. Thompson & Associates

VCU – Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC)

Virginia Ability

Virginia Down Syndrome Association

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