Welcome to the Home Page for Southwestern Virginia Training Center.

Southwestern Virginia Training Center (SWVTC) is located in Carroll County outside of the town of Hillsville. The facility officially ceased to operate as a training center on August 31, 2018, after the individuals who formerly resided here were placed in various community homes in this region.

For additionl information concerning the closure of SWVTC or other training centers operated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services please contact:

Executive Advisor for the Commissioner's Office

Phone Number: (804) 371-4646 Room 1309
Fax Number: (804) 371-2308
Email Address: dbhds.virginia.gov
Mailing/PO Box Address:
PO Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
Delivery/Street Address:
1220 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3645

Human Rights Advocates

For information concerning an Individual's Rights please visit The Office of Human Rights or contact:

  • Jennifer Kovack
    Regional Human Rights Advocate
    Phone: (804) 248-8043
    Email: jennifer.kovack@dbhds.virginia.gov

  • You may also contact:

  • Brandon Rotenberry
    Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute
    Phone: (276) 783-1219
    Email: brandon.rotenberry@dbhds.virginia.gov

  • To learn more about Southwestern Virginia Training Center please click on any of the available options located to the left.

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