There are many people, resources and services available to assist and support you as you settle in and make your unique contribution to JMU and your new community.

Below is a listing of a number of community and campus resources that may be helpful to you.

Personalized assistance and folders of community resource materials are available and can be obtained by contacting Alicia Proctor, Recruitment Specialist, proctoan@jmu.edu, 540-568-7203.

Note: This information is provided as an outreach to new employees by the Office of Human Resources.  Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, we cannot guarantee it.  The links provided do not constitute any endorsement or recommendation by James Madison University.

Local Area
Settling In

JMU Balanced Dukes - Resources for Family and Children

Apartment Guide (H-R Chamber of Commerce) - http://www.hrchamber.org/v.php?pg=220

Board of Elections

CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union

Department of Motor Vehicles

Extended Stay Housing (H-R Chamber of Commerce) - http://www.hrchamber.org/v.php?pg=221

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Association of Realtors

Live Downtown

Utilities Services

Schools and Caregivers
Health Care
Parking and Public Transportation
Disability and Local Support Groups
Volunteer Opportunities and Community Resources

Big Brothers Big Sisters - http://www.bbbshr.org/site/c.ajJTLfNOJjL8H/b.6499741/k.EEDD/Home_Page.htm

Harrisonburg Community Resource Center

United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

LGBTQ

JMU LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Group

PFLAG Blue Ridge

Shenandoah Valley Gay and Lesbian Association

Shenandoah Valley YES! Alliance - http://www.svyesalliance.org/

Veterans Community

Virginia Wounded Warrior Program

Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Vietnam Veterans of America - http://www.vva.org/map/VA.html

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