Building Meaningful Lives for Extraordinary People.

The mission of the Virginia Network of Private Providers is to strengthen the system of services for individuals with behavioral health issues, addictions, or developmental disabilities through advocacy for the individuals we support, strong communication and support of member organizations and representation of their interest in all forums.

Rates Memo Posted!

August 06, 2022

The rates memo came out late on Friday; for those of you who may be checking email on the weekend, be aware that the table enclosed in the memo has only the billing code numbers and does not list the services by name.  If you do not have the billing codes memorized – take the […]

Cadence Change – Drum Roll, Please!

August 03, 2022

I am not sure how widely the memo linked below has been distributed, but it does seem like a nice bit of information to have!   Some aspects will be slow in coming to the private sector, but at least there is some recognition that the current way of doing business is not sustainable!                     […]

A Little of This and A Whole Lot of That!

July 29, 2022

First,  DBHDS announced yesterday that the Governor had appointed a Chief Deputy Commissioner, Ellen Harrison, currently the Executive Director of Harrisonburg-Rockingham CSB.   Having experience as a service provider is always a positive for someone in a key position!   As Commissioner Smith said in his announcement: “Ellen is currently the Executive Director at Harrisonburg-Rockingham […]

DBHDS Announces a Reorganization

July 25, 2022

Commissioner Smith announced a new organization/structure for the DBHDS Central Office at the end of last week.  We delayed, a little, sending it out in hopes that there would be more detail forthcoming on who will fill the various roles.   The chart is linked here. And the following is the text of the release from […]



VNPP represents the interests and concerns of its members at a wide variety of meetings, committees and commissions. These gatherings are convened either by the Executive or Legislative Branch of state government or by one of the other organizations representing public providers or advocacy groups.


With regular Member’s calls, conferences, and opportunities to network and find support with your peers, you can help make a difference in improving the support systems.

Thank You To Our Corporate Sponsors!

Get In Touch!

Interested in helping strengthen services for extraordinary individuals? Get in touch with us now.