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Taking Action for Special Kids

Working Together for Families 

in Southwest Virginia

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TASK is an independent non-profit agency serving families in Southwest Virginia for over 40 years. We help families with special needs children and professionals get the information and services they need. We work in partnership with PEATC (Parent Information Advocacy Training Center).
Families Need high quality information, training, and support so that their children and adult family member with special needs can reach their fullest potential.

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What We Do

Helping Families and Professionals in Southwest Virginia

Furthering our cause is the most important goal of our organization. We seek to support, empower, and provide high quality resources to our community in a safe and secure environment. Our success isn’t measured in terms of wealth or profit margin, but by the value we provide to those we serve.


TASK Summer Program

Summer Enrichment for Tazewell County Children with Disabilities

Thanks to everyone that contributed to the success of the 2022 TASK Summer Program. This was our 39th annual program!! We returned to in-person for the first time since 2019. Over 50 Tazewell County VA students with disabilities ages 5 to 21 enjoyed four weeks of educational and recreational programs. Many thanks to all our partners: Tazewell Public Library, Tazewell Rec Dept., Tazewell Sheriff's Dept., Speedway Children's Charities, Tazewell Intermediate staff, TCPS, Broadway Cinema, Mountaineer Bowling Lanes and all of our great staff that worked so hard to keep everyone safe.  

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Special Education Workshops

Knowledge is Power

At TASK, we are dedicated to improving your knowledge of the special education maze. Click here for on demand trainings. To request a workshop for your group, please call 401-307-3283

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Information & Referral

Free & Confidential

Call us for free, confidential individualized assistance at (401) 307-3283. It helps to have your child's school records before you call!

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Help TASK Help Families

Support TASK's mission to help families with special needs children by making a donation in any amount. Please make a tax deductible donation through our secure Facebook page:      Takingactionforspecialkids

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                                                                   Get in touch with Taking Action for Special Kids in Virginia.  For Resources in other states, go to                                                                                                                                                                  

PO Box 877, North Tazewell, VA 24630

Call: (401) 307-3283

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