Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center

General Information

Named for two Medal of Honor recipients—Colonel Van Barfoot and Colonel Carl Sitter—this care center provides the gold standard in quality care for Virginia’s veterans.

The Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center is located on the campus of the McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia and is operated by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services. This single-level facility features 160 single-occupancy rooms in three nursing units: two 60-bed skilled nursing care units and one 40-bed secure Alzheimer's dementia unit with enclosed courtyards.

Obtaining Military Personnel Records

SBVCC accepts payment from private insurers, Medicare and Medicaid. Most veterans also qualify for the VA per diem facility credit.

Admission Criteria

  • Honorable discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Virginia residency at the time of admission
  • Meets medical requirements for nursing home care


  • Private rooms with private baths—all are handicap accessible and include a roll-in shower
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Pharmacy
  • Activity rooms
  • Lounges
  • Library
  • Game room
  • Computers with Internet access
  • Walking trail
  • Landscaped inner courtyards


Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Admission (57KB)


Sitter & Barfoot Application Package (549KB)

Contact Information

If you have any questions or would like an information packet sent to you, please contact:

Kim Elliott
Admissions Director
Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center
1601 Broad Rock Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23224
(804) 371-8000

Name Title Extension
Sandra Ranicki Administrator (804) 371-8000
Kim Elliott Admissions Director (804) 371-8000
Johnny Oglesby Admissions Coordinator (804) 371-8000
Donna Moore, PHR Director of Human Resources (804) 371-8000


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