Charlottesville, Virginia (WVIR) – Virginia Autism Institute in Charlottesville and St. Vincent Home in Roanoke will merge.
“they [SVH] Make schools and adult programs a hub [sic] in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Lexington,” said VIA President and CEO Ethan Long. “Of course, we are here in Charlottesville, so we are coming together to share our expertise and resources.”
The two nonprofits have now merged to expand and improve their services.
“We feel stronger, so our programs will help each other and we will be able to collaborate on more professional development opportunities,” Long said.
VIA will now have more than 20 regions within the Commonwealth. The organization serves over 200 students, 175 families, and over 100 adult clients.
“Growing up by serving multiple communities, we are impacting the lives of more families and providing systems for everyone with autism and related developmental disabilities in the state. can help modify the system to improve
VIA has said the merger will not include job cuts.
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