“It’s not the disability that defines you; it’s how you deal with the challenges the disability presents you with. We have an obligation to the abilities we DO have, not the disability.”

Jim Abbott – Former Major League Baseball Star

Our Mission

The Disability Rights and Resources Center will seek to help any person with any disability achieve and maintain a life of independence!

Our Vision

Disability Rights & Resource Center will provide comprehensive outcome-based, non-residential services that support individuals with disabilities in our service area.

A team of qualified, experienced staff and partners will provide accessible, customer-driven, high quality services.

DRRC’s future will be built upon a diverse financial foundation and supported by a network of organizations and individuals who value the work provided by this agency.


The DRRC staff continues to work during the COVID-19 pandemic and we are available to our consumers, we welcome Zoom or Face time meetings for face to face contact.  In-person appointments can be made by contacting staff via email or cell phone using the information below:

Tamika: 540-420-1601TRoyal@drrcva.org – Franklin County
Sto: 540-420-1860sbelongia@drrcva.org – Martinsville, Henry & Patrick Counties

Cierra: 540-420-1484CIrvin-Shirley@drrcva.org – Danville & Pittsylvania County
Carol: 540-420-1432  – ctuning@drrcva.org – Executive Director
Pam: 540-520-8468pcobler@drrcva.org – Peer Counseling & School Transitions