Looking to make your community or school a more inclusive place? Best Buddies provides inclusive programing for every stage of a person’s life. Volunteers have the ability to: start school clubs, participate in self-advocacy trainings, and sign up for a friendship of their own. To find out how you can bring inclusion to your community sign up to volunteer with Best Buddies.
6231 Leesburg Pike, Suite 310, Falls Church, VA 22044, US
Best Buddies is an international non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development.
Best Buddies Virginia & DC works to create opportunities for inclusion at all ages through friendship, jobs, and leadership programs. There are 64 active school chapters and a community-based adult friendship program, Best Buddies Citizens. Our jobs program finds full-time, integrated employment for individuals with IDD. Our Ambassador program creates opportunities for leadership development through speech writing workshops and advanced leadership training's. We have the potential to grow all of these programs with the help of volunteers. Become a Best Buddy today, and help spread inclusion to your community.