Southwest Va area

 

 

 

 

Kimberly and Eddie Robinson  -  Woodlawn

For information on available services,

please call: Elisha Hypes  540-750-0144

 

Kimberly and Eddie Robinson live in Woodlawn, VA, with two of their three children, ages three and 16, and a small indoor dog and outdoor cat. They live next door to Eddie’s parents and friends who own a small farm. Their home is located in a rural community with a beautiful view of the mountains but is also conveniently located a few short miles from the city of Galax and town of Hillsville.

 

The Robinsons are an active family who enjoy camping, vacationing, cooking out, going to the gym, shopping, attending their daughter’s basketball games and dance recitals, spending a nice evening relaxing around the fire pit or on their large covered front porch, and attending church, where Kimberly is the worship leader.

 

The main provider of support will be Kimberly, who has 11 years of experience providing person centered support to dual diagnosed individuals which includes, but is not limited to, direct care, teaching daily living skills, crisis stabilization, and advocating for individuals’ wants and needs. Eddie has worked as a supervisor with a local industry for 20 years and plans to continue, but will also be providing backup support.

 

An individual who chooses to make their home with the Robinsons will enjoy their own private bedroom, which they may decorate however they like. The Robinsons look forward to providing a loving and supportive home to an individual who would like to become a part of their family and the community while pursuing their own goals and dreams.

 

Elizabeth Webb  -  Hillsville

For information on available services,

please call: Elisha Hypes  540-750-0144

 

Elizabeth Webb and Paula DuPrey (family member who provides natural supports in the home) reside in a subdivision located in Hillsville, with a large yard surrounded by trees with a rural feel. Elizabeth and Paula have many years of experience working with diverse groups, including individuals with intellectual disabilities. They currently have one bedroom available and either a male or female is welcome to personalize it as they wish. An older male is presently being supported in the single level home with two dogs.

 

The home is approximately six minutes from the town of Hillsville and within a thirty to forty-five minute drive to shopping centers and malls.

 

Elizabeth and Paula have varied interests from traveling to doing activities at home and are interested in supporting an individual in fulfilling their hopes and dreams and simply living life to its fullest!

 

Donny and Caryn Martin  -  Galax

For information on available services,

please call: Elisha Hypes  540-750-0144

 

Donny and Caryn Martin live in Galax, Virginia. They are licensed providers with over eight years of residential experience. Together they worked at a state training center for 13 years and cared for their own loved ones with severe mental and physical disabilities as well.

 

The Martins live in a rural area and currently support one individual. They have three indoor dogs and a stocked fish pond. In the upstairs portion of their home, they have a beautiful bedroom room available for another male individual to decorate however he chooses. The Martins are excited about providing a nurturing, loving home to someone who would like to live their life to its fullest potential.

 

Donny and Caryn enjoy vacations, walking, community festivals, and they love to go to yard sales, flea markets and any other store where they can find a bargain. During the week they enjoy bowling, exercising at the local wellness center, supporting their local food bank and helping in their community in many other ways. They have several children and grandchildren whom they visit and who visit them for gatherings and barbeques.

 

The Martins and the person they support enjoy the peaceful surroundings of their home and the scenery of their area. They look forward to sharing it with a gentleman that enjoys the same.

 

Angel Towler  -  Carroll County

For information on available services,

please call: Elisha Hypes  540-750-0144

 

Angel Towler lives in a four-bedroom, three bath home in Carroll County, just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Her home is spacious and has a very private, quiet setting with nice scenery and wildlife. There are two available bedrooms in the home, and the individual will have their own private room to decorate as they choose.

 

Angel has bachelor's degree in mental health/healthcare and has five years of experience in residential/provider work within her home. She enjoys leisure activities such as going to the gym to play basketball, going to the movies, bowling, social gatherings, and cookouts. Individuals will have opportunities to participate in their own interests, as well.

 

She is ready to open her home to individuals who are seeking a loving, caring, outgoing, adventurous provider. Angel will provide individualized supports that ensure needs and preferences are being met.

 

Staunton/Waynesboro area

 

 

 

Alice Leto and Bruce Stakey  -  Augusta County

For information on available services,

please call: Pam Golas (540) 292-0608

 

 

Alice has had caregiving roles most of her life; within her family as well as group homes and nursing homes.  She has loved every minute of her career.  She also enjoys cooking and growing herbs and vegetables to use in a variety of delicious meals.  The family enjoys trips to nearby lakes and beaches as well as local fairs and festivals. They attend car shows, go shopping, and enjoy eating out.

 

This service plans to increase their involvement in Special Olympics; not only their sports, but several special events they have throughout the year including dances and parties.  The household is involved with church services and activities including a weekly bible study with a shared meal and fellowship.

 

Located in a neighborhood in Augusta County, this home has two-levels, with main floor living and one available bedroom.  Alice and Bruce are currently supporting one male and have a medium-sized dog and two cats.

 

They are looking forward to opening their home to share family fun with you.

Winchester/Harrisonburg area

 

 

Barbara Howerton  -  Edinburg

For information on available services,

please call: Pam Golas (540) 292-0608

 

Barbara Howerton has worked for Wall Residences in a backup staff capacity for three services over the past two years. Each service offers a unique experience due to variation in level of support needs for each individual. She became a provider for Wall Residences in 2015 and has provided services for one individual in her home. Barbara has a background in supervision for various companies and is very good at working with people. Barbara is a hard worker, very active, has a good sense of humor, and values supporting people with intellectual disabilities. She is also involved in planning monthly dances specifically designated to the socialization of individuals with intellectual disabilities.

 

Barbara is a single provider who lives alone in her home with her dog and cat. Her home is single story with a private room for the individual that she will support. She is well networked with other providers in her area whom she can rely on for backup support when needed. Barbara has the time to devote to all needs of an individual including, but not limited to, transportation, meals, support with job opportunities/volunteer work, and much more depending on individual preference.

 

The Howerton home is located in the Edinburg/Mt. Jackson area and is in close proximity to both Shenandoah Memorial and Sentara RMH hospitals, Valley Mall, multiple restaurants, and a shopping center which offers Wal-Mart and Dollar Tree.

 

The Northwestern CSB is affiliated with the Shenandoah County area. Shen-Paco Industries, CVA and GoodLife are in close proximity and provide day support services. Routine, local activities include spending time with extended family, county fairs and craft fairs, concerts at the Yellow Barn, parks, caverns, churches and activities hosted by GoodLife Corp. including karaoke, movie nights, and dances.

 

Carolyn & Garrett Weatherholtz  -  Shenandoah County

For information on available services,

please call: Pam Golas (540) 292-0608

 

Carolyn Weatherholtz has been working with adults with intellectual developmental and other disabilities for over twenty years. She is a Registered Medication Assistant who prior to working with Wall Residences, was a valued employee for the same direct care organization since 1988. She is very experienced and came to Wall Residences highly recommended by Northwestern Community Services’ case managers.

 

Carolyn’s husband, Garrett, currently works outside of the home is fully credentialed and has past experience working in a group home. He is a full partner in the service.

 

Carolyn and Garrett share the home with their fifteen year old granddaughter Kaylin. She has lived with the couple for most of her life, and is very familiar with the nature of their work. All members of the family have received a TB screening. They also have one dog; a friendly black lab named Lexie.

 

Carolyn and Garrett describe themselves as an active family. They like to have fun, go fishing, camping, and vacation at theme parks like King’s Dominion. They enjoy local Bingo and picnics with extended family members. They also attend the Brethren Church. They are well connected to other Wall Residences providers in Shenandoah County and have adequate back-up staff for emergencies.

 

Their home has an older and quaint core, it belonged to Carolyn’s Grandmother, although sections around the home have been added on. Most recently, the kitchen was completely remodeled by Garrett.

 

The Weatherholtz home is located off Route 11, south of Edinburg; a rural setting, though not isolated. They are close to shopping in Edinburg and/or Woodstock. The closest hospital is Shenandoah Memorial, approximately 12 miles north via Interstate 81.

 

Shenandoah County offers an Employment Service Organizations (Shen-Paco Industries) and a Waiver funded Day Program. Several local agencies (GoodLife & NWCSB) offer monthly social activities, including dances and Karaoke nights.

 

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