Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living, Inc – Lynchburg

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Welcome to Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living, Inc – Lynchburg

The experts at Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living, Inc – Lynchburg (CVACL) support older adults and people with disabilities to live with dignity according to their personal choice. CVACL operates as the local designated Area Agency on Aging, providing traditional Older American Act. Programming includes Comprehensive Assessment, Meals on Wheels for Seniors, Dial-A-Ride Medical Transportation, Information and Referral, Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance, Care Coordination, Weatherization, and a range of other services focused on health and wellness for older adults and person disabilities.


Health and Wellness

  • “Take Charge” Care Transition Intervention Program – provides support, ensuring a smooth transition from hospital to home or healthcare facility.
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – focuses on solutions to problems caused by living with ongoing pain, fatigue, and difficult emotions.
  • Diabetes Self-Management Program – helps adults better manage diabetes or pre-diabetes, meal planning, foot care, stress management, etc.
  • Healthy IDEAS – the program includes screening and assessing depressive symptoms, education about depressions, and self-care.
  • A Matter of Balance – designed to reduce the fear of falling and develop strategies to lower the risk of falling and increase activity levels.


  • Meals on Wheels for Seniors – delivers nutritious, well-balanced meals to individuals who cannot leave home or prepare a meal for themselves.
  • Nutrition and Education Programs – adults 60 or older meet for healthy hot meals, wellness programs, and education on healthy living and aging well.

Support Services

  • Connections to Care – care management gives seniors the chance to make their own choices regarding long-term care with a Care Manager’s help.
  • Options Counseling – person-centered process supporting you in gaining the information you need to make the best long-term care decision.
  • Communication, Referral, Information, and Assistance
  • Care Coordination – a Care Manager performs the primary function of assessment, planning, coordination, monitoring, and advocacy.
  • Falls Talk – is a program for those who have had a fall or regular loss of balance.
  • Personal Care – services include assistance with hygiene, mobility, nutritional support, laundry, or environmental maintenance.
  • Checking Service – services offers ongoing by-monthly contact by phone to ensure individuals maintain physical and psychological well-being.
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman – this program offers a free and confidential way for caregivers or residents in long-term care facilities or receiving long-term care to voice their concerns and have their complaints addressed.
  • Legal Aid Services

Lifetime Enrichment

  • Aging Well Adults – program for active adults includes many activities, companionships, mental stimulation, physical exercise, travel opportunity, etc.
  • A Matter of Balance – focuses on identifying fall risk, addresses fear of falling and supports individuals in improving balance.
  • Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (Medicare Insurance Counseling) – Medicare Counseling by certified consultants.

Mobility Matters 

  • Dial-A-Ride – provides people 60 and older transportation to grocery stores, medical appointments, medical care (therapy, dialysis, etc), and pharmacies.
  • New Freedom Transportation – allows adults 21+ living with a disability transportation to medical appointments, grocery stores, etc.

Housing Services  

  • There’s No Place Like Home – offers three types of housing programs to improve housing conditions, improve energy efficiency, and support safety.
  • Weatherization Assistance Program – provides energy-saving measures necessary to make your home comfortable and affordable. Approved Applicants living in Amherst, Appomattox, or Bedford can receive this service.
  • Emergency Home Accessibility and Repair Program – provides funds to assist with physical repairs that improve housing conditions. Approved Applicants living in Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford can receive this service.
  • Residential Repair Program – provides funds to homeowners and tenants with structural and accessibility repairs. Approved Applicants living in Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell, Lynchburg, and Bedford can receive this service.

Housing Options

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Homes