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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.

Granting Freedom FAQs

Granting Freedom Agents

 

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

230 Charwood Drive

Abingdon, VA 24210
276-628-2979

Anna Bryant

Steve Halley

Joan Ballou

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 Housing Network 134-A Peyton Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
540-622-2711 Lorie Noakes
Executive Director
Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Shenandoah, Page, Warren Winchester
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

757-965-8636


757-941-5198
757-965-8648

Tiffany Tritch
Manager, Housing and Financial Counseling
Dalanda Boyd
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

703-746-4990

Brandi Collins

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

276-935-6088

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

Tennie Gratz

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

276-226-1696

Carol Tuning

Sto Belongia

Patrick and Henry Martinsville
Disability Rights & Resource Center

Rocky Mount

300 Pell Avenue, Suite A
Rocky Mount, VA 24151

540-420-1601

Tamika Royal

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

Danville

512 Westover Drive
Danville, VA 24541

540-420-1484

Cierra Irvin Shirley

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

757-414-0100

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
Fluvanna/Louisa Housing Foundation P.O. Box 160
Louisa, VA 23093

540-967-3485

Kim Hyland

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

757-247-0379

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

703-257-5400
ext. 114

Roberta McEachern

Mary Lopez

Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Prince William, Loudoun Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park
Junction Center Independent Living 1520 Third Avenue East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

276-524-4081

E. Dennis Horton
Executive Director
Brenda Cowden
Housing Specialist

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

571-258-3305

Brian Reagan
Assistant Director

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

434-528-4971
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 2021-A Cunningham Drive
Suite 2
Hampton, VA 23666

757-827-3437

Catherine Tyler-Northan

Christial Foster

Deidre Swindell

Ralph Shelman
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

434-817-0665

Kristen Lucas

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

Richmond

4009 Fitzhugh Avenue Richmond, VA 23230

804-353-6503
press #2, ext. 130 - 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
Southside Outreach Group 1425 Seymour Drive
South Boston, VA 24592

804-387-3808

Earl Howerton

Earline Powell

Amelia, Brunswick, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Pittsylvania Danville City
Valley Associates for Independent Living 13210 Peoples Drive
Suite 220
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

540-820-9423 - Voice
540-438-9265 - TTY
540-433-6313 - FAX

Gayl Brunk

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

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