Lynchburg area

 

 

 

Brenda Jackson  -  Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

Brenda Jackson lives in Lynchburg and has resided at her present home for 15 years. She currently provides direct care to individuals in a group home setting. She has over 25 years of experience supporting individuals with disabilities. Brenda is a single provider and has three certified backup workers to provide additional supports in this service when needed.

 

She is interested in providing supports for a male or a female in all daily living skills. Some of these areas include supports with bathing, grooming, oral care, dressing, cooking, and laundry. Brenda also provides supports with communication skills and money management in addition to many other areas.

 

An individual in Brenda’s service will have access to many community activities. Brenda enjoys going to various area events as well as taking day trips and overnight trips out of town. Some of the activities she enjoys are going to fairs, attending plays and concerts, and attending dances. Brenda also offers the opportunity for an individual in her service to participate in the Challenged Sports Exchange as well as many other community programs.

 

Brenda would love to share her home with an individual in need of plenty of love and care. She will also provide support, encouragement, and the opportunity to grow in a safe and stable environment. Brenda is looking forward to opening her home and making a difference in someone’s life.

She looks forward to meeting you!

 

 

Constance Brown  -  Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

Constance Brown lives in a quiet neighborhood close to the Lynchburg Regional Airport. She is less than two minutes away from the Wards Road shopping district where there are plenty of stores and restaurants to visit. Her four bedroom, two bath home is very comfortable and welcoming. The home has a full basement with an additional bedroom and activity room and a backyard that is inviting on warm days. This service provides a loving and caring environment to anyone in this home.

 

Constance has 30 years of extensive experience supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities. She worked for the Central Virginia Training Center for approximately 20 years and the Central Virginia Community Services Board for 10 years prior to becoming a provider with Wall Residences. She is currently supporting an individual and she is seeking another ambulatory individual that she can share her home with.

 

Constance is able to assist with proper hygiene care, communication, finance management and transportation for daily activities including day support and doctor appointments. She is active in her church community and enjoys going on vacations including her annual Shenandoah Valley Cabin trip in Gordonsville, Virginia. Constance and the individual in her service enjoy horseback riding, fishing, and the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Constance shows genuine compassion and caring for the individuals she has supported throughout her career in human services. She hopes to meet you soon!

 

Darrel & Stacey Gallier  -  Madison Heights

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

Darrel and Stacey Gallier live at the foot of Tobacco Row Mountain in Elon, Virginia along with their adult daughter, Ashley Nicole Gallier, who is currently studying to be a Medical Assistant. They also frequently visit their older son in Northern Virginia, and enjoy museums and Washington Nationals ball games while there. Darrel has spent the last 27 years running a Tooling and Machine shop in Lynchburg Virginia. Stacey currently works as a State Certified Nursing Assistant in Lynchburg Virginia.

 

The Galliers enjoy camping in their RV, trips to the beach, and relaxing at home on the deck or in the hot tub while enjoying the mountain views. Darrel and Stacey would love to open their home to a person who enjoys fun activities and would like to join their family. They are able to provide assistance in whatever needs that person may have.

 

The Gallier home offers an open floor plan with a family room for watching movies, and a living room for entertaining guests. They have a bedroom along with a private bath ready for their new family member. The rooms can be painted or decorated to the individual’s taste. The Galliers look forward to meeting folks, and their families, who may be interested in sharing their home and lifestyle!

 

Hester Bruce  -  Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call:  Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

The Bruce home, shared by her husband and their son located in Bedford County with a lovely view of the mountains is full of warmth, love, and respect for each other. Our home is a split level home with three bedrooms, three full baths, living room, dining room, den, and kitchen. We have a preference for someone who is ambulatory due to the stairs in the home. Our deck overlooks a grassy and wooded nice size back yard for family and friend gatherings. There is a family dog that has his own house and his personal space in the yard. Her home is within minutes to doctor's offices, drug stores, both major hospitals, grocery & shopping stores, the mall, local parks and walking trails, and many other attractions.

 

Hester has a Master's in Education with a concentration in Learning Behaviors and Mental Retardation. She has over eighteen years of experience working with individuals who are intellectually and behaviorally challenged as well as teaching in the classroom, home, and community. Hester is a licensed Certified Prevention Professional- Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (CPP-ATOD). Hester has experience through volunteering her services at a local group home assisting with providing training in functional skills related to use of community resources; assisting with housekeeping activities; assisting with personal care tasks with individuals who have physical limitations; provide close supervision with individuals who are non-verbal and ensuring the health, safety and welfare of individuals. In other spare moments, Hester volunteer’s in home care services to her 91 year old neighbor (preparing daily dinners, medication management, weekly laundry, and weekly baths).

 

The Bruce’s are current and up-to-date with all Wall Residence required trainings and certifications. The Bruce family welcomes a new addition to our family and feels confident that we can successfully help him or her feel wanted and comfortable. The Bruce family enjoys watching fun movies at home and at the movies, dining out, playing board and video games, shopping, walking, picnics, working in the yard, site-seeing on the parkway and in the country, socializing, attending community events such as church events, bowling, concerts, sports events, amusement parks, local parks, and taking annual vacations, etc.

 

Kendall & Roxanna Johnson  -  Elon

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

Kendall and Roxanna Johnson along with Madyson, one of their three children, reside at the foot of a mountain on 27 acres in Elon. Their two older children recently left the nest. Austin moved to Fairfax and Miranda lives in Lynchburg. Kendall has worked for Areva for the past 26 years; Roxanna has been a special education for the last 12 years.

 

The Johnson family is very active with local festivals, barbecues, canoeing, fishing, visiting the beach and going to the family lake house. Roxanna and the children have always traveled to zoos, museums, walking trails, and parks. Roxanna would love to add another member to the family that likes to get out and experience new adventures.

 

Their home offers a large open family room and kitchen, four bedrooms and bathrooms, and a loft and game room on the second level where your private bedroom and bathroom are located. (See pink and brown room below. If you have a different color preference you can work with the Johnsons to create a room to fit your personality.) Outside the home they have a covered front porch with wicker chairs for watching the sunrise and a large covered back porch complete with a bed for watching the sunset, grilling out, and relaxing. There is a patio, leading out of the basement, where they soak in the hot tub or sit by a fire. The house is three tenths of a mile off the paved road which provides a place for a stroll after dinner or to walk one of our three loving dogs.

 

Kendall and Roxanna will provide activities to stimulate growth and confidence while assisting with choices in grooming, dressing, meal preparation, community involvement, and financial management.

 

Sandra Galloway  -  Lynchburg

For information on available services, please call:

Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

Sandra Galloway resides in a one level, three bedroom home approximately twelve minutes from Lynchburg and ten minutes from historic Appomattox. Emergency services are approximately five to ten minutes from the home. It is equipped with a handicapped accessible ramp for easy access to the home. There is also a large yard and a wonderful back deck where Sandra enjoys watching the sun rise and other outdoor activities including cookouts with family and friends.

 

Sandra has worked for five years as a backup worker through Wall Residences and one and a half years as a direct support professional at the Central Virginia Training Center. Her service offers many activities such as attending church, eating out, going to the movies, and shopping. She is also an active member of the American Legion where family and friends meet to picnic, swim, and fish. Sandra also enjoys Challenged Sports Exchange activities including eating out, shopping, and attending festivals.

 

Sandra is able to provide support during the day for individualized services including supports with domestic skills, opportunities for socialization, and community integration. If an individual prefers a formal day support program outside of the residential service, that is available as well.

 

Sandra would love to share her home with an individual. She has lived in the Lynchburg area for 35 years and has many friends and family who would welcome anyone who shares her home as part of the Galloway family.

 

Scott & Belynda Riley  -  Monroe

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

 

Scott and Belynda Riley live in a home on four acres in the Elon area of Amherst County. Their home has three bedrooms and two baths on the main level, and an additional living area in the lower level. The individual who selects their home will have a private bedroom with a shared bathroom. They have one small dog in the home that has been with them for over 10 years.

 

They are members of a community pool and live close to shopping and other fun activities. Their grown children and their families live in the area and are all certified to provide support as needed. Scott and Belynda enjoy doing activities as a family often and travel frequently. They like spending time at Smith Mountain Lake and going to the beach.

 

They currently provide services to one female and a female individual is preferred. The Riley’s are laid back and their home is quiet, but busy with activities throughout the week. They look forward to opening their home to serve another individual.

 

Shelby & Billy Hughes  -  Rustburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

 

Shelby and Billy Hughes are eager to welcome a new member to the Hughes household. They live outside of Rustburg in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by the family farm making it peaceful yet it is only 10 minutes away from doctors, pharmacies, stores, and restaurants. They have a spacious yard with a pool and large deck for family fun and cookouts. The Hughes have raised two adult children who are married and have children of their own. They also have two dogs that love lap time, as well as a cat and a parrot that talks.

 

Shelby and Billy enjoy going to church on Sundays, bike riding and walking on the trails of Blackwater Creek, fishing, visiting Myrtle Beach and other fun places, and would like to share all of this with another family member.

 

The Hughes will provide training and assistance with day to day living such as cooking, laundry, household maintenance, communication, bathing, dressing and money management. Shelby worked for Central Virginia Training Center for four years and Billy was a medic in the Army. They look forward to meeting you!

 

Tammy Hicks  -  Madison Heights

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

Tammy Hicks welcomes the opportunity to provide a caring, supportive and nurturing home to an individual. Tammy resides in a four bedroom, three bath home on five acres in a private subdivision in Madison Heights. The home is located in an area that offers a quiet, peaceful setting but is only 10 minutes from medical offices, shopping, and restaurants.

 

Family and friends are very important to Tammy. She shares her home with her husband who enjoys outdoor activities and their 19 year old son who attends Lynchburg College and is an active member of the local volunteer fire department. The family is very supportive and would love to open their home and hearts to assist an individual in achieving their personal best. Tammy's mother, Sandra, is a provider and once shared Tammy's home along with the individual she serves.

 

Tammy has been a backup worker for several years and has the hands on experience of sharing her home on a daily basis with an individual requiring support. As a backup worker, Tammy enjoys spending time with those she supports. They attend community and church functions, as well as dining out, going to the movies, and other social activities. She also assists with their daily activities, such as bathing, dressing, eating, medications and other services as required.

 

Tammy's professional experience, along with her caring and compassionate attitude, will contribute greatly in providing a healthy, happy home environment for that special someone. Her home offers a safe, respectful, comfortable atmosphere with a commitment to individual attention and emotional support.

 

Tony and Cindi Taylor  -  Forest

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

 

Tony and Cindi Taylor currently serve one individual in their home and have one opening to serve an additional individual. The Taylors both have experience supporting individuals with disabilities through their work with Wall Residences and through their immediate family and friends.

 

The Taylors have two adult daughters and two beautiful granddaughters who are a central part of their lives. They would enjoy sharing their love, caring, and detailed support of everyday life with another individual. The Taylor's offer a supportive family atmosphere with a variety of community activities including church, visiting with friends, shopping, dining out, vacations, sporting activities, and volunteering in the community.

 

Tony and Cindi live in the Forest area in a very quiet and peaceful environment. They live in a quaint and comfortable home and look forward to inviting another individual into their daily lives. Their home is private yet it is centrally located to grocery stores, doctors’ offices, shopping, and many other community activities. They will personalize their service based on the individual’s needs and preferences.

 

Tracey Pugh  -  Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

 

Mark and Tracey Pugh would like the opportunity to provide a caring loving environment to an individual. For more than 13 years, they have resided in their three bedroom, two bath ranch home located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Windsor Hills subdivision of Lynchburg. The main floor is an open concept that can accommodate an individual in need of mobility support, along with a full kitchen, living room, and dining area for entertaining. The lower level consists of a family room, laundry room, and master bedroom with a full bath. There is also a large patio leading to a level backyard where Mark and Tracey enjoy family games and cookouts. The home is conveniently located very close to the local shopping district and the church they attend weekly.

 

The Pughs have been married 25 years and have five grown children, and seven grandchildren. They enjoy family gatherings, cookouts, local festivals, mini-vacations, spending time with friends, renting or going to the movies, and home do it yourself projects. Tracey and Mark also really enjoy volunteer opportunities to minister through their local church’s food outreach project each year.

 

A Certified Medical Assistant since 2013, Tracey worked for a general family medical practice before becoming a backup worker with Wall Residences in March of 2014. Tracey has also provided care for individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia. She has also completed the requirements for g-tube certification with Wall Residences. Mark currently works as a press operator for a company in Bedford, Virginia, where he has been employed for the past 33 years. He is looking forward to supporting Tracey in their endeavor as providers for Wall Residences.

 

Mark and Tracey are excited to provide a loving, nurturing environment for an individual. They are looking forward to promoting a high quality of life by teaching life skills in a stable home environment that is in a quiet and safe neighborhood.

 

Laura Gunter  -  Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

The Gunter Home is licensed as a Group Home for four and currently has one vacancy.

 

Laura Gunter has been a Residential Service Provider for over sixteen years. Laura has a vast array of experience in working with  individuals with complex behavioral and medical needs. There are currently six Direct Support Professionals working in The Gunter Home full time, affording the opportunity to offer an array of individualized services such as participation in therapeutic horseback riding, a variety of community integration opportunities, and an annual vacation.

 

The service strives for independence and individual choice and the home offers plenty of personal space, as well as a patio and outside spaces to enjoy. The individuals living in the home enjoy going out to eat, going shopping, engaging in recreational activities, and socializing with their friends in the community.

Carol Cyrus  -  Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

Carol Cyrus has been a provider for five years and currently provides services to her adult daughter.  Carol, her husband, and daughter currently reside in a new home on 18 beautiful rustic acres in the Coleman Falls area. The Cyrus service has one opening for an individual who is looking to live in a country setting. The Cyrus family enjoys outdoor activities, gardening, camping and taking walks in the evenings. They also like dining out, shopping and taking vacations. Carol’s daughter is currently involved with Challenged Sports Exchange where she bowls, plays t-ball, fishes, line dances, and plays tennis. The Cyrus family would love to welcome a second individual into their active household.

Marvin and Debbie Boyette - Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

 

Marvin and Debbie Boyette have lived in their Amherst County home for 31 years.  It has three floors with four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, a kitchen, dining room, family room, large sunroom, finished basement with a family room, kitchenette, guest room, wraparound porch, 20x40 in-ground pool and a chicken coop, all with a country setting. They have three adult children who are married, one grandchild and one on the way.

 

The Boyettes have been residential providers with Wall Residences for 15 years.  Marvin retired from Columbia Gas of Virginia in 2012. He is gifted carpenter that builds furniture and countertops. He enjoys painting and playing the guitar for relaxation.  Debbie was a stay at home mom to their three children and loved every minute of it. Debbie enjoys cooking country foods, making homemade pickles, watching football and doting over members of the household. The Boyettes enjoy trips to the beach, movies, shopping, volunteering, church and family events.

 

The Boyettes currently assist two individual, a gentleman who joined their family 15 years ago and an awesome lady who moved into their home eight years ago. They have recently been approved to welcome another person into their home. The Boyette style of support is person centered and family based, emphasizing individuality, normalization, and inclusion. They encourage inclusion into the community as a natural way of life and to building on strengths. Everyone in their family unit is treated with upmost dignity and respect. They are welcoming the opportunity to invite another individual to become a member of their household.

 

Margaret & Keith Gale - Madison Heights

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson (434) 610-7578

 

Margaret & Keith Gale look forward to welcoming an individual into their Madison Heights home. The home is a three bedroom, one level ranch in a quiet neighborhood located within minutes of the rescue/fire department, physicians’ offices, pharmacies, shopping, restaurants and hospital. The Gales are recent empty nesters, with the exception of their dogs.

 

In addition to being a backup worker for Wall Residences for several years, Margaret has worked in customer service/human resources for over 25 years specializing in child safety and their growing needs. Margaret has had the opportunity to connect with various charities and organizations such as Make A Wish, Autism Speaks, Special Olympics, Differently-abled Campaigns, Alex's Lemonade Stand (childhood cancer) and Toys For Tots. In her management career, she found these events to be the most fulfilling and rewarding.

 

The Gales have an active lifestyle. They like to go on trips in their RV, cruises, festivals, fishing, taking the dogs on outings, beach trips, air shows and other community activities. They are looking to support an individual with all their daily tasks including personal care, cooking and medication administration. They provide a fun, loving, comfortable home to support an individual in their choice of activities and community involvement.

 

 

 

Sheila Dalton - Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson: 434-610-7578

 

Sheila Dalton’s three-level home sits on five acres and has six bedrooms, six baths, a gym for physical therapy and exercise, a recreation room, and a large covered deck area with a pool for those that are interested in swimming for recreation and or exercise. Currently there are three female individuals residing in this service.  The available bedroom offers privacy, a sitting area, and will be decorated to the individuals interest and taste.

 

Sheila taught school for 10 years providing inclusion for students with special needs. She has been a provider with Wall Residences for 18 years and has supported individuals with intellectual disabilities and has also supported some individuals with higher medical needs.

 

Sheila has six trained and qualified employees that offer individualized support, a sense of humor, patience, and genuine caring for each person who resides in the Dalton home. Sheila provides a safe, loving home that the individuals enjoy. Their natural families are welcome in the home to visit, celebrate birthdays, Christmas, and other holidays. They enjoy a high level of community involvement and the Dalton service offers a variety of activities in the community.  The individuals in this service show interest in, and make decisions about, their involvement in community activities. Some of the activities that are available include attending church twice a week, going to the movies weekly, dining out at restaurants, shopping, volunteering at the Lynchburg Humane Society, attending camp, and other interests. The ladies who live in the Dalton home have made progress in their personal and social skills. Each individual in the home is always treated with a high level of dignity and respect. Sheila Dalton has one opening for an individual who wants to be a part of this active and loving home.

 

 

Cristina & Terry Clark - Alta Vista

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson: 434-610-7578

 

Terry & Cristina Clark share their home with their son in Altavista, VA. They live in a three bedroom and 2 ½ bath brick ranch home. Their home is located in a quiet neighborhood just 20 minutes south of the Lynchburg airport, and 45 minutes north of the city of Danville. An individual will have a private bedroom and a shared bathroom.

 

Cristina has worked as a backup worker for the past year and a half and currently assists services in her area. Terry and Cristina are actively involved in their church, and are volunteers in the special needs adult Sunday school class. They also enjoy woodworking, working out, walking, swimming, cookouts, and attending school events.

 

Terry and Cristina are open to individuals who are in a day support program. If they are not in a program, providers will offer alternative activities such as day camps, bowling, movies, shopping, eating out, and participation in sporting events offered through Campbell County Challengers Sports Program. An Individual will also have the opportunity to participate in painting and jewelry making classes. Church attendance will be offered according to the individual’s preference.

 

The Clarks are able to assist individuals with personal care, community integration, communication, transportation and finance management. They are looking forward to meeting with you soon!

 

Patti and Bill Cascio - Lynchburg

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson: 434-610-7578

 

Patti and Bill Cascio live on a 12-acre property with relaxing views, and enjoy 2 covered patios throughout the seasons. The home has an open floor plan with two sitting areas and an activity room to enjoy personal interests. The Cascios would like to share their home with an individual who will have the use of an upstairs bedroom and hall bath. While in a quiet neighborhood on a private paved road, they are conveniently located to stores, hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, and community activities.

 

Bill and Patti, along with family and friends, stay busy with community activities, family meals, barbecues, walking, movies, festivals, travel and seasonal events. The family welcomes incorporating and learning about other activities that best suit the likes and needs of the individual they will care for.

 

Patti has experience working with individuals in a group home, as a backup worker for many providers, and as a provider herself. Patti has worked with Wall Residences for five years and has served many different individual needs including extensive experience with diabetes. Bill has been a provider for two years and has been the local business owner of Cascio Construction for 25 years.  Patti and Bill volunteered for a local food bank for more than 10 years. They also served Habitat for Humanity, worked with Meals on Wheels, and other local volunteer agencies.

 

The Cascios look to offer a fun loving, compassionate, family oriented home. They will assist with daily medicines, diet, activities, appointments, finances, exercise, socializing, and personal growth in a family setting. They have four adult children who all live locally. One daughter attends Longwood University, is studying to be a teacher and resides in the home while not away at school.

 

The Cascios have a guest house in the back attached by a large carport. Bill's Mom and Dad, Maryann and Jim Cascio, reside there. They do not assist in actual back up work, but offer a kind grandparent relationship to all.

 

We will welcome your family member with friendship and professional care.

 

Wayne and Gloria Gorman - Campbell County

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson: 434-610-7578

 

Wayne and Gloria Gorman live in a two-story home in Campbell County, Virginia, a suburb of Lynchburg. They have lived in their four-bedroom, three and half bathroom home for 17 years. There are two spacious sitting areas in the back of the house. One sitting area can be accessed from the living room and the second sitting area, is under the deck, which is accessed from the ground level. In the subdivision they live in, there is access to three lakes, tennis courts, fishing, and basketball courts. There are also areas to take long walks. On Sundays, Wayne and Gloria attend church and invite an individual in their service to attend as well if the individual desires.

 

Wayne and Gloria are currently looking for a male or female individual to support in their home. The individual will have their own room and bathroom on the ground level. This room can be decorated by the individual.

 

Gloria and Wayne have worked with individuals with disabilities for over 20 years in various settings. Gloria and Wayne enjoy several community activities in Lynchburg and the surrounding areas and will ensure that an individual in their service is provided the choice to explore community activities of interest and to participate in community activities as often as they desire. He or she will be welcomed with open arms into their home.

 

Angela and Benjamin Revely - Campbell County

For information on available services,

please call: Alex Jackson: 434-610-7578

 

Angela and Benjamin Revely are an energetic and loving couple who are eager to welcome a new member to the Revely household.  They have a 17-year-old daughter, named Denise, who attends Rustburg High School and plans to attend college when she graduates. Benjamin and Angela both show love, support, and opportunities for choice for the current individual in their service.  They offer opportunities for an abundance of community activities.  Angela has 20 years’ experience working with the Lynchburg City Schools teaching individuals with multiple disabilities in the classroom.

Angela and Benjamin live in a beautiful, quiet neighborhood in a cul-de-sac located in the Russell Springs subdivision in Campbell County approximately one mile from Lynchburg. They reside in a two-level home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the main level and an additional bedroom and bathroom on the lower level.

 

Angela and Benjamin are both very active in their church where Benjamin is the pastor.  They also enjoy traveling, bowling, skating, swimming, attending softball games, and having family nights at home playing board games and watching movies.

 

The Revely’s are interested in supporting someone of any gender and age level.  The Revely’s provide support with daily living skills, communication, household tasks, money management, and community integration among others.

 

New River Valley area

 

 

 

Judy & Bill Weitzenfeld  -  Floyd

For information on available services,

please call: Elisha Hypes  540-750-0144

 

Judy and Bill Weitzenfeld have been Floyd County residents for 38 years and moved to the Town of Floyd in 2010. They live two blocks from the stoplight in a big, old house that they renovated. The person Judy hopes to support would have a choice of one of two bedrooms located on the second floor. The main floor has a half bath and is surrounded by a covered car port and three porches. The second and third floors each have a full bath. There is a work shop and a garage in the shady, half acre back yard. Judy and Bill will provide a safe loving home environment and enriching experiences for the person they will support. Living in the Town of Floyd makes getting to work (whether paid or volunteer), gatherings of friends and family, community events, and other activities easy and convenient.

 

For nearly three years Judy has enjoyed doing backup work for two Wall Residences Providers. As an LPN she was the Floyd County School Nurse for nine years. For 16 years Judy directed the Floyd Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at New River Community Action. Her experience also includes: participating in the student IEP process; serving as representative payee for two independent individuals, both with mental health disabilities; and supporting other friends with various disabilities to help them live more independently in the community.

 

The Weitzenfelds have two sons who live in Floyd County with their families that include five grandchildren. Bill is the Executive Director of the Association of Energy Conservation Professionals (AECP), based in Floyd. Some of Judy’s interests include time spent with grandchildren, listening to music, walking their little dog Archie (and the cat’s name is Dusty), reading, baking and volunteering in the community.

Tammie Atwell & Dale Summers  -  Radford

For information on available services,

please call: Elisha Hypes  540-750-0144

 

Tammie and Dale live in a four bedroom home located on over an acre of property in Radford Virginia. Their house has two decks, as well as many outdoor seating areas around their yard, enabling them to enjoy the peaceful country setting that overlooks the mountains and fields.  They currently live with two individuals and would like to open their home to another person.

 

Tammie and Dale, and their three trained staff, enjoy spending time in the community with family and friends. Their home is minutes from Blacksburg and Christiansburg where there are many community activities and events.  They like attending concerts, cookouts, making crafts, and take yearly vacations to Carolina Beach and Gatlinburg. They have one bedroom available for an individual to decorate as they wish and look forward to adding a new member to their household.

Colleen and Bob Droney -  Floyd

For information on available services,

please call: Elisha Hypes  540-750-0144

 

Colleen and Bob have both been providing direct services and advocating for the social rights of individuals with disabilities since 1984. They have lived in their one-story country home in Floyd since 1992 and enjoy the beautiful and relaxed setting it provides. Since 2001 they have been proud to provide meaningful supports/structure for two individuals who enjoyed and benefitted from their service. While licensed for two individuals, they have chosen to support only one individual in order to maximize the natural supports and home life experiences for the person living with them.

 

Many opportunities exist for the potential candidate to consider with regard to community involvement, volunteer/work experiences, and recreational interests. Some examples include visiting and supporting neighbors, shopping and eating out, supporting local athletic teams, attending church, walking back roads or trails, attending local concerts, and supporting whatever interest the candidate might have.

 

This service is also open to individuals outside of this region as the Droneys will maintain family connections with monthly visits if desired. The Droneys take great pride in their service and the satisfaction it has brought to individuals and their family/team members. The Droney’s extended family has also been very welcoming and supportive of the person living with them. Numerous references and/or testimonials are available if desired.

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