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Calling all Self-Advocates!

North Central Virginia Community of Self-Advocates (COSA) was developed through a partnership between The Arc of North Central Virginia and Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services.

COSA provides opportunities for adults 18 & up with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock counties to connect through educational, social, and recreational activities facilitated by members of our local community!

COSA will enable individuals with IDD to:
- connect with others
- share your experiences
- explore new opportunities

Check out a few COSA Activities below!

Versatile Veggies: Join us for a LIVE cooking show featuring the vegetable of the week, and learn new recipes!

Bingo: Join us for some fun-filled rounds of Bingo! COSA Members receive a Bingo Board after registration!

Birthday Club: Members are encouraged to share in the celebration by mailing us a card for each COSA Member with a birthday each month. When it’s your birthday, we’ll mail your COSA Birthday Card Bundle!

JOIN COSA by using the "JOIN COSA" button! As a member you will receive weekly emails featuring COSA events, activity links, welcome gifts, and more!

For more information OR support to Sign-Up Email or call Marilyn at OR (571) 399-5390

COSA Member Girl Cooking, The Arc of North Central Virginia

COSA Volunteers!

COSA Volunteers will lead programs on a one-time, weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly basis. During events they will meet with COSA members to present information, lead activities, and/or guide discussions. The topics for different programs are endless we want you to lead a topic that inspires you; baking, crafting, health/fitness, nutrition, etc.! Zoom support will be provided by The Arc of NCV!

Fill out a Volunteer Interest Form by clicking the "VOLUNTEER FOR COSA" button and we will be in contact with you shortly!

Download the PDF!

Check out our most recent advertising for COSA featuring recurring COSA activities! Download the PDF here!

COSA December Calendar!

Download a copy of the COSA December Event Calendar here!