To become a licensed provider of services please visit the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services here: VADBHDS
From the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services:
Pursuant to §37.2-405, the Office of Licensing licenses services providing treatment, training, support and habilitation: to individuals who have mental illness, intellectual disabilities or substance abuse disorders; to individuals receiving services under the Individual and Family Developmental Disabilities Support Waiver; or to individuals receiving services in residential facilities for individuals with brain injuries. Licensing staff make at least one unannounced inspection of services per year and investigate complaints about licensed services.
Two distinct licenses are available through this office: Children's Residential Services, or All Other Services–Except Children's Residential Services. Here providers can learn about regulations and how to apply for, modify or renew a license. Use the Provider Search to find information about licensed providers by program and location.