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Region I

Region I - Serving Northwestern, VA

Region 1 of the VWWP proudly serves veterans in the Northwestern Virginia area and their family members on their road to recovery from the effects of stress-related injuries (such as combat stress, post traumatic stress or military sexual trauma) or traumatic brain injuries. This includes:

  • Veterans of any era who are Virginia residents
  • Members of the Virginia National Guard not in active federal service
  • Virginia residents in the Armed Forces Reserves not in active federal service
  • Family members of veterans and members of Guard and Reserve not in active federal service


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Through a regional consortia of community service boards (CSB), brain injury services providers and other public and private services providers Region III of the VWWP offers the following (examples of) services (available) to veterans and their families in Northwestern Virginia:

  • Assessment of individual and family needs and direct provision of needed services available through the CSBs’ outpatient treatment programs.
  • Linkages to veterans benefits services, transportation sources, housing and employment assistance programs, and financial assistance.
  • Veterans networking, peer support groups, and family support groups throughout Northwestern Virginia.


Contact a Veteran Peer Specialist 

Region I Catchment Areas

Rappahannock Area
Community Services Board
Mahlon Johnson 540-604-3657 or
Jimmy Brinkley 540-842-2481

Counties of: Stafford, King George, Spotylvania and Caroline, and the City of Fredericksburg
Community Services Board
Mahlon Johnson 540-604-3657
Counties of: Fauquier, Madison, Orange, Rappahannock, and Culpeper
Region Ten and Valley
Community Services Board 
Jason Corral 434-962-0175 
Counties of: Albemarle, Augusta, Fluvanna, Greene, Highland, Louisa, Nelson and the Cities of Charlottesville, Waynesboro, and Staunton
Northwestern and Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board
Counties of: Page, Clark, Frederick, Warren, Shenandoah, Rockingham and the cities of Front Royal, Winchester and Harrisonburg
Horizon Behavioral Health and Rockbridge Community Services Board
Tobias Williamson 434-841-0249
Counties of: Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell, Bedford, Rockbridge, Bath and the cities of Lynchburg and Lexington 
Additional Assistance:
Family Support Specialist: Suzanna Erlichman 540-273-4733
Reentry Specialist: Jimmy Brinkley 540-842-2481 or 804-633-9997 ext. 237 (office)
Regional Coordinator: Ben Shaw - 540-840-3003
Regional Director: Camilla Schwoebel - 

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