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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 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.

Click here: VB Strong Center to view a brief video highlighting the VB Strong Center and what we do.


Transcend App – Specifically for Survivors of Mass Violence

Check out more about it here!


The VB Strong Center offers a wide variety of strength-based support and recovery resources for individuals and groups.  Check out our calendar to register now, call us during office hours at 757-507-7200 or send an email to  for more information.

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Our Mission

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.

Calendar of Events

We provide a wide range of therapeutic activities, classes, and programs, designed to promote healing and resiliency.

Photo Tour

Take a virtual tour of the center and see our activity spaces through this interactive photo gallery.

Connect with Us!

Our services and programs are provided at no-cost to you. Fill out our confidential form to request a follow-up from a VBSC team member.


Your feedback is incredibly important to us and it will help us tailor our scope of services. Please let us know what the VB Strong Center can provide to aid in your specific recovery journey.

The VB Strong Center

3388 Princess Anne Road, Suite 2000, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Phone: 757-507-7200

Parking Directions:

  • 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

Media Information:

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.

Media guidelines can be found here.

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.