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The Barry Robinson Center

The Barry Robinson Center is a premier non-profit behavioral health system, and offers a residential treatment program for boys and girls, ages 6-17, with mental health issues, including a dual diagnosis program for teens with substance abuse issues. The Center also offers outpatient substance abuse services for teens, as well as a treatment foster care program.

The Barry Robinson Center
443 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502




Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
Phone Numbers

1-800-221-1995 (toll free)
1-757-455-6100 (local)
1-757-455-6127 (fax)

1-800-221-1995 (toll free)
1-757-455-6100 (local)
1-757-455-8508 (fax)

Human Resources:
1-757-455-6127 (fax)



From West VA, Washington, DC, or Richmond: Take I-64 E in Richmond and follow it through the Hampton Roads tunnel. Continue on I-64 to the Newtown Road exit (#284 B). Stay in the right lane, take the next turn at Newtown Road South. Turn right at the next light (Kempsville Road), follow under the overpass & turn left at the second traffic light into BRC campus.

From Delaware, the Eastern Shore: Follow Highway 13 through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Continue on Northampton Blvd after exiting the tunnel until the first light past I-64 interchange. Take a left at this light (Kempsville Road) and follow it to the 5th traffic light. Turn right into BRC campus.

From North Carolina: Take I-95 N toward Richmond. Take exit 11A to merge onto US-58 E toward Norfolk. Take the US-13 N ramp to I-264 E/I-64/Portsmouth/Norfolk/VA Beach. Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-664 S. Continue onto I-264 E toward Norfolk. Take exit 13-14-15 for I-64/US-13/Military Hwy/Newtown Rd toward Chesapeake. Continue toward Newtown Rd. Stay in the right lane, take the next turn at Newtown Road South. Turn right at the next light (Kempsville Road), follow under the overpass & turn left at the second traffic light into BRC campus.


One family's story from crisis to hope. We are your typical American family; happily married parents, four kids, and a dog. In the early weeks of 2016, we found ourselves in a family crisis like none other we had …
What a great performance today by the Voices of Pride! Everyone really enjoyed the singing performance by the children. The BRC children were respectful and helpful to the staff and residents at The Memory Center. …
I just want to let you know how much I appreciate the communication from The Barry Robinson Center. It makes me happy that I am able to feel comfortable calling Rodney and asking these questions, getting his …
I wanted to respond to your email once I arrived home and got situated. I had a wonderful trip. Everything couldn't have gone better if I had planned it. Every interaction that I had with staff, my time with my …
I want to thank you all. I have met a few families at the Ronald McDonald House staying there to tour The Barry Robinson Center and I've told them how amazing you all have been and the amazing difference you've made with …
I am sitting at the airport in Virginia thinking about the wonderful weekend I spent with my daughter. It was not perfect, and started a bit rocky, but the recovery was quick which enabled us to spend some quality time …
We were tremendously impressed and ultimately picked BRC because of your rapid and thorough intake. Thank you so much for all that you do!
I want to thank you for the warm welcome you and your staff gave my family yesterday. The professionalism and understanding of a difficult transition really helped. My family has experienced many such events, and this …
We’ll be there in the morning. Can’t wait to bring our son home!! Thank you so much for everything. I feel like I have my sweet little boy back.
We can't thank you all enough for how seamless you made the whole process. From the moment we started our interactions with BRC we have felt extremely well-cared for and important. We did not feel as though our son was …
My wife and I write this letter of reference for The Barry Robinson Center expressing our complete support for their therapeutic services provided to children and adolescents dealing emotional and mental conditions …
I know our journey is far from over in this battle with mental health, but I am forever grateful to you and your staff for helping us out of crisis mode and giving us hope for a future. I know each employee plays a part …
I wish I knew how to better express my heartfelt gratitude and the indebtedness I feel towards you. You believed in my son when no one else did. You saw the good in him when no one else could see past the outbursts and …
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