Welcome to Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services (RRCS)
Public Hearing and Meeting Announcement
Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services (RRCS) serves Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock Counties. In its Area Plan for Aging Services, RRCS provides services paid for by the Older Americans Act. These services include Congregate Meals, Home Delivered Meals, Elder Abuse Prevention, Ombudsman, Adult Day Care, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Legal Services, Transportation Services, Volunteer Services, Communication, Referral, Information and Assistance Services, Public Information and Education, Socialization and Recreation, and Emergency Services. RRCS plans to be a direct provider of these services in Fiscal Year 2020. Qualified vendors interested in submitting a proposal on the provision of any of the above services should contact the Executive Director, RRCS, PO Box 1568, Culpeper, VA 22701 in writing by June 25, 2019. RRCS invites interested parties to a Public Hearing scheduled for July 9, 2019 at 1:00pm at its main office at 15361 Bradford Road, Culpeper, VA. During this time, general information about its Area Plan for Aging Services and services provided under its Performance Contract with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) will be presented. Under its Contract with DBHDS, RRCS provides for behavioral health services for the seriously mentally ill and other individuals of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities and addiction disorders. Written comments can also be submitted by 4:00pm on June 25, 2019 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Following the Public Hearing, the RRCS Board will meet and vote on its Fiscal Year 2020 budget and plans. To obtain information about the existing and planned services for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities or to provide comments about services, contact us via email at email@example.com, or visit www.rrcsb.org. RRCS is an equal access and opportunity employer and all programs and services of RRCS are provided to eligible persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age. Individuals with disabilities who require special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting should contact Jeanette Nord at 540-825-3100.
In 1972, the local governments of Planning District 9 (Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock) formed the Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services Board. At this same time, the Planning District Commission recommended that the newly formed Community Services Board also provide services under Title III of the Older Americans Act. These events formed and created a combined area agency on aging and community services board – a unique organization at its inception and it continues to be the only such combines agency in Virginia. Its combined statutory mission rests with its Area Plan for Aging Services (Federal Older Americans Act), and Virginia Code 37.1 through its Performance Contract with the Virginia State Department of Behavioral Health and Disability Services.
In 2011, we updated our name to “doing business as” Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services (RRCS).
The mission of RRCS is to improve the quality of life in Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock Counties by providing comprehensive behavioral health, developmental disability, substance use disorder, and aging services.
RRCS strives to accomplish its mission by offering a comprehensive array of services in our local communities.
RRCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law, in employment matters and in its programs and services. For additional information on RRCS’s nondiscrimination policies and procedures, please see our Non Discrimination Statement.