The Virginia Department of Veterans Services is building a 128-bed, 141,000-square-foot facility in the Princess Anne Commons corridor focusing on veterans' care. The center will provide skilled nursing, Alzheimer's/memory care, and short-term rehabilitation services.
The Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center (J&C VCC) in Virginia Beach will open in 2023. J&C VCC will begin accepting applications for admission in Fall 2022. For the latest updates, visit this page.
Milestones to Date
- Governor and 2015 General Assembly: Initial funding authorization
- October 21, 2015: City Council approved a resolution offering 15-25 acres for the construction of a Veterans Care Center
- Fall 2015: A&E firm selection by Commonwealth: Wiley|Wilson and Orcutt|Winslow
- Governor and 2016 General Assembly: Full funding authorization
- August 26, 2016: Virginia Beach selected
- Fall 2016: Schematic design approved by the state – preliminary design underway
- December 2016: Construction management firm selected by Commonwealth (W.M. Jordan)
- February 23, 2017: Informational presentation by City staff at Princess Anne District Town Hall
- February 28, 2017: Informational presentation to City Council
- March 7, 2017: City Council Vote on the transfer of 26 acres of land from City to Commonwealth of Virginia
- March 13, 2017: Public information session at Kellam High School
- June 7, 2017: Governor McAuliffe announced that the Center will be named the "Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center"
Timeline Looking Forward
- October 2017: Groundbreaking
- January 2017- April 2018: Nimmo Parkway extension design
- July 2018 – April 2019: Nimmo Parkway extension construction
- Early 2023: Opening
The presentation given to City Council on February 28, 2017 and at the public forum is available below:
Veterans Care Center Overview