New River Community Action’s (NRCA) Virginia CARES (VA CARES) program is a part of the statewide network of returning citizen reentry programs which provide assistance to returning citizen transitioning back into society and support services to those who need additional support after transition. 


Some of the services offered are financial assistance, job readiness training, job search and career development, human relations & self-awareness training, and ongoing support services to prisoners, ex-offenders, and their families in Virginia.


NRCA Virginia CARES program offers services in Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski Counties and Radford City.  Access and referrals to other NRCA programs and other agencies is also provided.




Link to VA CARES Inc.


Link to The New River Valley Reentry Council:


Link to PAPIS Reentry Council: