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Professional Training and Education Programs

Alzheimer's Association, Southeastern Virginia Chapter
6350 Center Drive
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone Main: 
(757) 459-2405
Phone Fax: 
(757) 461-7902
Phone Toll-Free: 
(800) 272-3900


Who We Are

The Alzheimer's Association, Southeastern Virginia Chapter, offers dementia care training for professional caregivers. The training and education programs are geared to professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings. Programs and meetings are attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers.

The Alzheimer's Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter has been approved by the Department of Social Services to provide training required by 22 VAC 40-72-1120 of the Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities.

The Professional Training Classes Schedule is available on the website.  These classes are available at no cost due to our partnership with Southside Geropsychiatric and the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board.   

Other professional training is offered on a fee-for-service basis.   Contact the office for more information.

Who We Serve

Languages Spoken:
Service Area(s):
 Accomack County,
 Brunswick County,
 Charlotte County,
 Chesapeake City,
 Emporia City,
 Franklin City,
 Greensville County,
 Halifax County,
 Hampton City,
 Isle of Wight County,
 James City County,
 Lunenburg County,
 Mecklenburg County,
 Newport News City,
 Norfolk City,
 Northampton County,
 Nottoway County,
 Poquoson City,
 Portsmouth City,
 Prince Edward County,
 Southampton County,
 Suffolk City,
 Sussex County,
 Virginia Beach City,
 Williamsburg City,
 York County


Fee Structure: 
No Fee

When and How

Available 24/7: 
Family : 
Other Eligibility Criteria: 
Staff of programs and facilities caring for individuals with dementia.
Intake Process: 
Call Patricia Lacey for information about attending or in arranging to host a training.
Response Time: 
24 hours
Intake Contact: 
Patricia Lacey
Intake Contact Email:


Report Problems: 
Call the Agency


Where Service is Provided: 
On Site
Accessibility Entrance Traits: 
Minimum 32" wide opening
Public Facility Traits: 
Hallways free of obstruction and minimum 36" wide