AgrAbility Virginia Updated:03/2015

AgrAbility Virginia helps individuals with disabilities overcome barriers to continue in their chosen profession in agriculture. The program collaborates with community professionals to:

  • Modify farm and ranch operations
  • Adapt equipment
  • Increase farmstead accessibility
  • Provide financial counseling
  • Identify funding sources
  • Coordinate community Services.

The National AgrAbility Project (new NAP) and its state programs are supported by the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA), and services are currently delivered in 24 states. The program was originally authorized by the 1990 Farm Bill and has been providing funding to state programs through a competitive grant process since then. AgrAbility Virginia is a program of Easter Seals Virginia, a nonprofit organization, and provides services free of charge through a contract with the Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension.

AgrAbility Virginia is a cooperative effort of the Rural Rehab Partnership:

New relationships have increased the scope of on-farm assistance provided. AgrAbility Virginia is dedicated to working closely with these agencies to provide the best services possible and to eliminate duplication of services.


Contact AgrAbility Virginia

 

Contact AgrAbility Virginia

Kirk Ballin
AgrAbility Virginia Easter Seals UCP Virginia
201 East Main Street
Salem, VA  24153-3841
Phone: 540-777-7325
Toll Free: 800-365-1656
Fax: 540-777-2194


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Virginia