Crisis Receiving Centers Update

On December 4, 500 VOICE leaders representing 40 faith communities filled Trinity Presbyterian Church in Herndon and demanded action to fund Crisis Receiving Centers in Northern VA. Chairs Jeff McKay (Fairfax) and Ann Wheeler (Prince William) attended and committed to working closely with VOICE.
On December 15, Governor Glenn Youngkin unveiled his three-year plan to transform Virginia’s behavioral health system, entitled “Right Help, Right Now.”   Included in the Governor’s budget is $58 million to increase the number of Crisis Receiving Centers and Crisis Stabilization Units, fully-funding the number of necessary centers in Southwest Virginia and Hampton Roads

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