Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS)


The mission of the Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS) is to ensure that Virginians of all ages and abilities can acquire the appropriate, affordable assistive and information technologies and services they need to participate in society as active citizens.

VATS provides an array of services through three main programs: the Information and Assistance Training and Technical Assistance Program, the Assistive Technology (AT) Device Demonstration and Loan Program, and the Assistive Technology (AT) Device Exchange and Reuse Program. Through VATS Information and Assistance Program, callers can access information on assistive technology products, funding options, and resources that range from therapists to service providers to vendors of assistive technology devices and services. The toll free number, 1-800-435-8490, connects you with a professional who can answer inquiries and guide you to the best resources in your community. 


Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS)
Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
2001 Maywill Street, Suite 202
Richmond, Virginia 23230


Virginia Assistive Technology System
Toll Free Number


After High School All Disabilities Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Assistive Technology Communication - AT Computer Access - AT Elementary High School Home/Personal Care - AT Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Middle School Mobile Devices - AT Parent/Family Preschool Recreation Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504) Transition