The Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (RAAA) is a private non-profit corporation established in July 1976, under the code of Virginia, to administer programs under the Older Americans Act and federal Administration on Aging, serving the needs and acting on behalf of persons aged sixty and older in the City of Fredericksburg and the surrounding Counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford. RAAA is supported by federal, state, and local funding. The Older Americans Act, as amended, stipulates that each state establish Area Agencies on Aging to be responsible for the development of services for senior citizens. Area Agencies on Aging have the responsibility for developing such services so that, available programs remain responsive to the needs of the elderly. The program services include, but are not limited to: congregate and home delivered meals, transportation, information and referral services, telephone reassurance, homemaker, legal, senior training/employment, emergency home repair and weatherization. Services are available to eligible citizens aged 60 or older, with the exception of the training/employment, emergency home repair and weatherization programs. The training/employment program is available to income eligible citizens aged 55 or older. The emergency home repair and weatherization program are available to income eligible citizens of any age, however, older citizens receive priority status. All potential recipients are assessed for need. The programs of the Agency are conducted in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and related regulations, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. All services and facilities of the Agency are available without regard to the race, color, handicap, or national origin of the beneficiaries.