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Community Minute: Creating futures for individuals with disabilities

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MVLE is a nonprofit organization which works to create futures for people with disabilities. The organization aims to maximize each individual's independence through the acquisition of useful skills that enable him or her to more fully participate in community life. MVLE offers an array of community-based vocational and day services for individuals, as well as training and support. MVLE also provides job placements for our nation’s veterans. Today, MVLE serves more than 6,000 individuals with disabilities.

For more information, contact:

MVLE, Inc.
7420 Fullerton Road, Suite 110
Springfield, VA 22153
Phone: (703)569-3900
Fax (703)569-3932


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