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About Us

About The Hughes Center for Exceptional Children

Our Vision
Our Vision is 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.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to improve the overall quality of life for the individuals we serve, so they may achieve their full potential and participate as independently as possible in family relationships, educational experiences and other facets of community life.

Our Facility

The Hughes Center is situated on 60 acres in South Central Virginia. Our residential treatment provides cottage-style housing in a comfortable, family-friendly environment. Take a virtual tour of our facility here.

We're Here to Help

The Hughes Center’s professional staff are here to help. Call 434-836-8500 for a no-cost, confidential assessment Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.