Southside Virginia Training Center

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Southside Virginia Training Center
Opened 1971
Closed 2014
Current Status Closed
Building Style Cottage Plan
Location Petersburg, VA
Alternate Names


Originally patients deemed "mentally retarded" resided in the East View Home for Feeble-Minded, in their own building at Central State. In 1971 a separate facility just south of the CSH campus. By 2014 the state closed the facility as a part of a plan to close 5 of the 6 state developmental centers by 2020.