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Eastern Virginia Advanced Care (EVAC) is a licensed provider of Mental Health Skill-Building Services and Intensive In-Home Counseling. The business is located at 13195 Warwick Boulevard and is owned by Bryan Bain and Diona Sheffield, both of whom began in the field as counselors. The partners used their industry experience to start the agency in 2009 and opened their first Newport News location in 2016.
EVAC offers comprehensive community-based mental health services to adults and youth. Their Therapeutic Day Treatment program serves youth after school and during the summer with a goal of redirecting and modifying behaviors that may impact success in school. EVAC’s Intensive In-Home Counseling program targets youth ages 5 -18 and provides services in their home setting. The business also has a Mental Health Skill-Building program that supports and assists adults through case management services.
The business has 25 employees and all of its counselors are certified and Qualified Mental Health Specialists (QMHP). EVAC partners with other organizations on the Peninsula, including the Boys & Girls Club, Hampton University, and the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. EVAC plans on adding more outpatient therapy services and opening additional locations in the Hampton Roads area. To learn more, visit myevac.org.