Click here: VB Strong Center to view a brief video highlighting the VB Strong Center and what we do.
The VB Strong (Resiliency) Center (VBSC) in partnership with Sentara Health:
is a hub of information and direct support to the families and loved ones of those that lost their lives on 5-31-2019, everyone who was present during the event, the responders and the community as a whole. VBSC is a partnership between the City of Virginia Beach and Sentara health and is staffed by dedicated, caring, and knowledgeable professionals committed to helping people gain access to needed services for long term healing and recovery.
Anyone impacted by 5-31 is encouraged to call, 757-507-7200, or email us at VBStrongCenter@sentara.com to find out more about what VBSC has to offer as well as check out the Events page to register for free classes that focus on healing, understanding and connection.
The VB Strong Center will be closed on September 4, 2023 in observance of Labor Day.
Business will reconvene on September 5, 2023
Transcend App – Specifically for Survivors of Mass Violence
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The VB Strong Center’s goal is to assist our community on its journey to recovery as individuals define their future and strive to meet the needs of themselves and their families.
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The VB Strong Center
- The VB Strong Center is located in the second story of The Offices at Landstown Commons (above Firehouse Subs and Saladworks)
- Enter office space at the arched breezeway in the middle of the plaza
- Take the stairs or elevator to the second floor, Suite 2000
- Parking is available in front of and behind the office space
Anyone impacted by the May 31 tragedy is welcome to call, email or visit the VB Strong Center.
To protect the confidentiality and privacy of visitors, members of the media are not allowed to visit the center without making prior arrangements with the Sentara Health public relations team.
The content of VB Strong Center (VBSC) programs is related to the recovery and healing process of individuals directly and indirectly impacted by the events of 5-31-2019. VBSC psychoeducational classes are for the purpose of education and information only and are not a substitute for therapy or equivalent to a therapeutic relationship. VBSC classes are designed to share information and do not include opportunities for individuals to share or process personal experiences.
VBSC programs are not intended to and should not serve as a substitute for medical advice or diagnoses rendered to you by your individual doctor or other health care provider. Should you have any health, medical or disability questions or concerns, please consult a physician or other health care professional. VBSC offers case management provided by mental health professionals who are available to provide navigation services to identify resources to meet your individual needs.
Information accessed through VBSC is provided “AS IS” and without warranty, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability or of fitness for a particular purpose.