OUR PROGRAMS

 

Anyone can call TASK for information or assistance. All calls are confidential. All services are Free. We serve Tazewell County and all southwest Virginia counties. We help families and professionals find information to assist with ANY disability-related issue, including:

Education: Information about the special education process, evaluations, & IEP's

Advocacy: Assistance in preparing for meetings

Referrals: Help in finding mental health, Intellectual disability and in-home services

More Services for Families:

  • Negotiate the education and service system maze

  • Effectively communicate children's needs (from birth to age 22)

  • Develop self-advocacy and self-determination in children and youth

  • Organize information so that overwhelming problems become manageable

  • Manage emotions for their child's benefit and talk so others will listen

  • Learn the difference between effective advocacy and being adversarial

  • Experience and enjoy the power of partnerships and successful collaboration

Workshops on IEP's, Goals & Objectives, and Communicating w/Schools, Behaviors, and More ... (Follow TASK on Facebook for Details)

Juvenile Justice Advocacy

Local and State-Wide Advocacy on Disability Issues

Public Awareness

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2020 Tazewell County Disability, Education & Health Expo 
 We hope that the 5th 4th Annual Tazewell County Community Expo can be held this year.  Watch for details. We're planning:  Free  flu shots, interactive booths from agencies that service families and children.  Door prizes, refreshments, children's activities, live entertainments, and much more! 
For more info call TASK at 276-979-0408.

 

If you want to be involved next year, call us!


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TASK Summer Enrichment Program

The 2019 TASK Summer Enrichment Program was held at Tazewell Elementary School in June. This was the 36th year of collaboration with Tazewell County Public Schools.  Special Needs students ages 4-21 in Tazewell County Public Schools had a great time attending a variety of educational and recreational programs. With a grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, and the Speedway Children's Charities, teachers provided social skills training, and specialized reading instruction designed to help struggling readers. Students from Bluefield College were a great asset this year. We enjoyed the programs provided by Tazewell Public Library, Emily Hinkle's children's yoga and art with Bronwyn from Big Blue Art..





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Call Us: 276-979-0408   /  taskforkids@hotmail.com   /  PO Box 877 North Tazewell VA 24630     

Office Located in Tazewell Sheriff Dept.  Bldg. - 315 School St. Tazewell - Handicapped Access through front of Bldg.