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Granting Freedom Provides Home Modifications for Disabled Veterans

The program is made available through a partnership between Virginia Housing and the Virginia Department of Veteran Services. Homeowners and renters may be eligible.

Granting Freedom funds may be used to provide wheelchair accessibility and more.

Virginia veterans and service members are eligible for the grant.

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Granting Freedom Agents


Organization & Website Address Phone Contact via email Counties Served Cities Served
Appalachian Independence Center

230 Charwood Drive

Abingdon, VA 24210

Anna Bryant

Steve Halley

Lena Jefferson

Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, Washington, Wythe Galax, Bristol
Appalachian Independence Center P.O. Box 864
Galax VA 24333
276-236-6055 Sandy Yates Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, Washington, Wythe Galax, Bristol
Blue Ridge Independent Living Center 1502-B Williamson Road NE
Roanoke, VA 24012

540-342-1231 - Voice & TTY

540-342-9505 - Fax

Bill Duncan

Jon Weems

Katherine Wells

Karen Michalski

Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Roanoke Salem, Roanoke and Covington
Child & Family Services of Eastern VA/DBA The Up Center 150 Boush Street
Suite 500
Norfolk, VA 23510



Tiffany Tritch
Manager, Housing and Financial Counseling
Kristina Gill
Executive Director

N/A Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach
City of Alexandria - Office of Housing 421 King Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314


Eric Keeler

N/A Alexandria
Clinch Independent Living Center 1176 Booth Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614


Regina Hurley

Barbara Crouse

William Hess

Sarah Mullis

Michael VanDyke

Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell, Tazewell N/A
Disability Resource Center of the Rappahannock Area 409 Progress Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

540-373-2559 - Voice
540-373-5890 - TTY
540-373-8126 - FAX

Christopher McBride

Debra Fults

Caroline, King George, Orange, Madison, Culpepper, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford Fredericksburg, Culpepper
Disability Rights & Resource Center

Patrick Henry Community College

645 Patriot Ave, Walker #101
Martinsville, VA 24112


Carol Tuning

Sto Belongia

Patrick and Henry Martinsville
Disability Rights & Resource Center

Rocky Mount

300 Pell Avenue, Suite A
Rocky Mount, VA 24151


Sto Belongia

Rocky Mount and Franklin N/A
Disability Rights & Resource Center


512 Westover Drive
Danville, VA 24541


Sto Belongia

Pittsylvania Danville
Eastern Shore Center for Independent Living 36282 Lankford Highway, Suite 13-D
Exmore, VA 23306


Althea Pittman

Doreen Capers

Walleisha Bailey

Accomack and Northampton N/A
Endependence Center, Inc. 6300 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23502

757-351-1595 - Voice
757-461-7527 - TTY
757-455-8223 - FAX

Vantoria Clay

Isle of Wight, Southampton Chesapeake, Franklin, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Norfolk & Portsmouth
ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia 1550 Crystal Drive
Suite 810
Arlington, VA 22202


Tim Fuchs
Tracee Garner
Vicente Saavedra
Nagham Sadek
Salifu Kamara

Arlington, Fairfax, Loudon Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church
Fluvanna/Louisa Housing Foundation P.O. Box 160
Louisa, VA 23093


Kim Hyland

Fluvanna and Louisa N/A
Hampton Roads Community Action Program 2410 Wickham Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607


Michele Grant
Director of Community Services

James City Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Poquoson, Suffolk, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach
Independence Empowerment Center 8409 Dorsey Circle, Suite 101
Manassas, VA 20110

ext. 114

Roberta McEachern

Executive Director

Fauquier and Prince William Manassas and Manassas Park
Junction Center Independent Living 1520 Third Avenue East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219


E. Dennis Horton
Executive Director
Brenda Cowden
Housing Specialist

Lee, Scott, Wise Norton
Loudoun County Department of Housing and Community Development 106 Catoctin Circle, SE
P.O. Box 7000
Leesburg, VA 20177

571-367-8417 (Office)
571-509-1794 (Cell)

Ryan Van Patten

Loudoun N/A
Lynchburg Area Center for Independent Living 500 Alleghany Ave
Suite 500
Lynchburg, VA 24501

ext. 1005

Veronica Callaham

Bedford, Amherst, Campbell, Appomattox Bedford and Lynchburg
New River Valley Disability Resource Center 61 Staples Street
Radford, VA 24141

540-266-1435 - Voice
540-251-3451 - FAX

Barbara Clark

Jocelyn Pruitt

Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski Radford
Peninsula Center for Independent Living 303 Butler Farm Road
Suite 104
Hampton, VA 23666


Catherine Tyler-Northan

Christial Foster

Andrea Diggs
Executive Director

Essex, Gloucester, James City, King & Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland, York Newport News
Piedmont Housing Alliance 682 Berkmar Circle
2nd Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22901


Shymora Cooper

Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson Charlottesville
Resources for Independent Living, Inc.


4009 Fitzhugh Avenue Richmond, VA 23230

804-921-3401 - Voice

804-353-6583 - TTY
804-358-5606 - FAX

Marcia Guardino

Kerry Byrne

Gerald O’Neill

Deborah Yates

Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Amelia, Sussex, Greensville and Surry Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, Emporia and Colonial Heights
Resources for Independent Living, Inc.


1845A Fort Mahone Road
Petersburg, VA 23805


LaQuante Horton

Diwan Robertson

Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Amelia, Sussex, Greensville and Surry Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, Emporia and Colonial Heights
Southside Outreach Group 1425 Seymour Drive
South Boston, VA 24592


Earl Howerton

Earline Powell

Amelia, Brunswick, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Pittsylvania Danville City
Valley Associates for Independent Living 3210 Peoples Drive
Suite 220
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

540-433-6513 - Voice
540-438-9265 - TTY
540-433-6313 - FAX

Gayl Brunk

Taylor Hinkle

Andrea King

Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge, Rockingham Buena Vista, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro, Harrisonburg
Learn more about the Granting Freedom program:

Sue Armstrong 
Strategic Housing Officer
Phone: 804-343-5550