The Virginia Wraparound Center of Excellence (COE) opened on February 11, 2013 and is based at the Office of Children's Services, supervised by the Assistant Director of the Office of Children's Services . The Virginia Wraparound Center of Excellence, which was established through the SAMHSA grant, has the responsibility to bring the High Fidelity Wraparound (HFW) Model of Care to scale in Virginia.
The wraparound approach to care is an individualized, team-based and care coordination process that is supported by a strong value base intended to improve outcomes for children, youth and families with severe emotional or behavioral health needs. The Office of Children's Services for At Risk Youth and Families (OCS), the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS), the Department of Social Services (DSS) and the Virginia Family Network (VFN), are supporting implementation of high fidelity wraparound through a four-year federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant.
The COE will:
Please refer to the topic links below to obtain additional information regarding events and activities under the COE.
You may contact Program Consultant, Anna Antell, at (804) 662-9136 or via email at