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Based on Governor Northam’s Declared State of Emergency due to COVID-19, VVFS offices will be operating at a reduced capacity until further notice. All DVS Virginia Veteran and Family Support Program office sites are closed to in-person assistance.  Operations ARE CONTINUING via phone and email. If as a veteran, you or your family has a need which requires a face-to-face meeting In an urgent or emergency situation, please advise when you speak with the Regional Director or Resource Specialist at time of initial contact. Please contact 1-877-285-1299 and your call will be routed to the appropriate region for assistance. Please be sure to state your name, a return phone number, and your location clearly. We are working hard to safely reopen many of our offices on a by-appointment basis and expect to begin once again assisting veterans and their family members in-person at select locations as early as June 29, 2020. To learn more about this process, click here.

East Region

Serving Hampton Roads

Counties Include:

Accomack County, Charles City County, Chesapeake City, Emporia City, Essex County, Franklin City, Gloucester County, Greensville County, Hampton City, Isle of Wight County, James City County, King & Queen County, King William County, Lancaster County, Mathews County, Middlesex County, New Kent County, Newport News City, Norfolk City, Northampton County, Northumberland County, Poquoson City, Richmond County, Southampton County, Suffolk City, Surry County, Sussex County, Virginia Beach City, Westmoreland County, Williamsburg City, York County

 

Regional Contact Numbers:

Statewide Toll Free Number: 1-877-285-1299

Regional Director – Sybil Lane-Moorer – 757-224-5208 Ext 2207

Senior Resource Specialist – Michele Johnson – 757-224-5208 ext 2208

 

The East Region of VVFS proudly serves Hampton Road’s veterans and their family members with access to behavioral health, rehabilitative, and supportive services. VVFS places special emphasis on assisting service members, veterans, and families on their road to recovery from the effects of stress-related injuries (such as combat stress, post traumatic stress or military sexual trauma) or traumatic brain injuries. This includes:

  • Veterans of any era who are Virginia residents
  • Members of the Virginia National Guard not in active federal service
  • Virginia residents in the Armed Forces Reserves not in active federal service
  • Family members of veterans and members of Guard and Reserve not in active federal service

 

Services Offered

Through a regional consortia of Community Services Boards, brain injury services providers and other public and private services providers in the East region of VVFS offers the following services to veterans and their families in Hampton Roads:

  • Assessment of individual and family needs and direct provision of needed services available through the CSBs’ outpatient treatment programs
  • Linkages to veterans benefits services, transportation sources, housing and employment assistance programs, and financial assistance
  • Veterans networking, peer support groups, and family support groups throughout the Hampton Roads region of Virginia

 

 

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