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Juvenile Detention Home - Resident Services
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Marilyn G. Brown

Assistant Director
Willie A. May
(804) 706-2753

Principal of the Detention Home School
Anthony McLaurin
(804) 706-2770

Phone Numbers
(804) 748-1460
(804) 768-7735 Fax

Mailing Address
Chesterfield County Juvenile Detention Home
9600 Krause Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832Map this 


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Juvenile Detention Home - Resident Services


Chesterfield Detention Home School

  • Housed within the secure confines of the detention home.
  • Funded by the Virginia Department of Education, State Operated Programs.
  • All faculty and staff are Chesterfield County Public School employees.
  • Instruction is guided by the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) and follows Chesterfield County Public Schools curriculum and pacing guides.
  • Students are enrolled in the Detention education program on their first day of attendance; home schools are advised to withdraw students from home school.
  • Upon release, educational transfer summaries are sent to home school.
  • Strong reading program with extensive library.
  • Field-trip-in-reverse program brings in various speakers and programs to enrich the cultural perspectives of students.
  • Services are provided for students with special education needs, English language learners, gifted/honors programs, general education diplomas (GED).
  • Workforce certifications are available to complete.

For more information, please contact Education.


All residents are explained medical services and how to receive them at the detention home.

  • Upon admission all residents are assessed for pertinent health issues, medications, and food/drug allergies.
  • Residents required to stay five or more days will receive a physical examination including health history, vital signs, and systems assessment.
  • Parents/legal guardians are requested to provide a copy of their child’s health insurance card to be kept in the resident’s medical folder should an emergency arise.

Prescription Medications

  • May be brought to the main entrance of the detention home any time.
  • Must be in its original bottle with the pharmacy label intact.
  • Should not be more than three months old unless it is prescribed as an “as needed” or “PRN” medication.

Medical Appointments

  • Parents/legal guardian to notify the nursing clinic to arrange transportation for previously scheduled medical appointments.
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for the payment of outside medical appointments and services, as well as prescription medications and refills.
  • At least 24-hour notice is required to request an outside medical appointment for a resident; however, requests will only be granted for essential appointments.

For more information, please contact Medical.

Mental Health

Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Home employs a Senior Mental Health Clinician to address the needs of pre-disposition residents. CJDH collaborates with Mental Health Support Services to assign a Senior Mental Health Clinician for Post-D/CPP residents and a Mental Health Case Manager, who provides services to all residents.


  • Crisis intervention
  • Behavioral and coping skills
  • Intervention for residents
  • Staff training to assist with meeting needs of residents
  • Link residents and families with community resources and outside agencies
  • Coordinate services with outside agencies
  • Individual and family therapy for residents in the Post Dispositional Program
  • Daily psychoeducational and therapeutic groups

For more information, please contact Mental Health.