Western State Hospital

Mental Health Center for the Deaf
1301 Richmond Road
P.O. Box 2500
Staunton, Virginia 24401 (Show in Google Maps)
540-332-8152 (voice)
540-332-8152 (tdd)
540-332-8711 (fax)

CONTACT

  • Barbar Haskins, MD
    Head of Treatment Team
  • Richard Willis, PsyD <richard.willis@was.dmhmrsas.virginia.gov>
    Clinical Psychologist
  • URL: http://www.dmhmrsas.virginia.gov/

HOURS

Weekdays: 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week
Weekends: 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week
Program type: Psychiatric hospital

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE
State

AGENCY ACCREDITATION
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizationsl, (JCAHO); Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse

DEAF PROGRAM
Year established: 1987

SERVICES ROUTINELY AVAILABLE TO DEAF PEOPLE

  • Inpatient services Bed capacity: 24
  • Addiction recovery

FEES

Service fee for deaf clients? Yes
Fee covered by third party? Yes
Adjustable fee (sliding scale)? Yes

SERVICE PROVIDERS
Staff total: 30 # fluent signers: 10
Service Providers Deafnicity: deaf, hearing, hard of hearing,
Interpreting services provided? Yes
One (1) Full Time Interpreter; contract Interpreters as needed

ACCESSIBILITY
Assistive technologies available: TTY/TDD, amplified phone, flashing signal for doorbell/phone, visual signal device for emergencies (fire alarm),

Facilities accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Facilities accessible by public transit? Yes

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