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Putting the Pieces in Place.

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The Hughes Center offers highly-structured psychiatric residential treatment for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Residential Treatment

Our Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility is designed to serve youth ages 10–22 with neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Our Facility

Our 60-acre campus provides comfortable cottage-style housing in a family-friendly environment.

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Our TRICARE® Certification

We are proud to serve military-connected families. Contact us to learn more about how The Hughes Center can help.

New Call Center in Virginia for Residential Care

Providing additional access to services/support for Virginia youth

Kidlink Treatment Services works with parents, guardians, and other referral sources to identify the most clinically appropriate treatment setting for their children or adolescents. The new KTS Call Center is staffed Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm ET, with professionals who can provide more efficient access to residential care.

To speak to a care coordinator, call 757-922-3332 or email [email protected]. For more information, visit kidlinknetwork.com/our-virginia-locations

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The Hughes Center for Exceptional Children is a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) for youth with neurodevelopmental disorders. We also offer educational options and a private day school for students with disabilities. At The Hughes Center, we make it our mission to be the psychiatric residential treatment provider of choice for adolescents and young adults who are diagnosed with an intellectual disability and/or autism spectrum disorder. We truly believe that each child is exceptional, and our compassionate staff are dedicated to helping each young person in our care live their happiest, healthiest life.

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Our residential and community-based educational programs offer structured learning environments with low student-to-teacher ratios and specialized programming with an emphasis on classroom ecology, direct academic instruction, differentiation, sensory integration, comprehensive evaluation and parent collaboration. Programming at The Hughes Educational Center is designed to improve socialization, reduce maladaptive behaviors and successfully transition our students to a less restrictive educational setting.

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Customer Testimonials

Patient Satisfaction

4.46 / 5
I knew my treatment plan goals
4.54 / 5
I feel better now than when I was admitted

* Data based on patients surveyed between January-June 2023.

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The Hughes Center for Exceptional Children

1601 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, VA 24540Contact Us
Local Phone: 434-836-8500