Virginia At a Glance

Any paid or unpaid support in a person’s life can refer an individual to START and REACH services by calling the regional crisis and referral line.

Virginia START, serving Charlottesville and surrounding areas, is a Certified START Program that serves adults 18 years and older.

VA REACH Region II, serving northern regions in the state, is a program that utilizes the START model. REACH (Regional Education Assessment Crisis Services Habilitation) supports adults with a developmental disability who have significant behavioral and/or mental health issues.  Through center and community based supports it provides crisis prevention and intervention services.

Contact Information

Virginia START (Charlottesville) 

  • Crisis and Referral: (855) 917-8278 

  • Office: 4312 Dickerson Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911 | Office Phone: 434-202-5387

  • Program Director: James Vann

REACH Region II (Northern)

  • Crisis and Referral: (855) 897-8278

  • Office: 3460 Commission Cr., Suite 202, Lake Ridge, VA 22192

  • Program Director: Liv Salvador

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