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Director of Social Services
Kiva Rogers

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Phone Numbers
Switchboard - (804) 748-1100
Fax -(804) 748-1824


Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Street Address
Department of Social Services
9501 Lucy Corr Circle
Chesterfield, VA 23832Map this 

 
Social Services
Adult Services - Adult Protective Services

The Adult Services team provides a variety of supportive services designed to empower our customers to achieve their full potential.  Medicaid is a resource to assist with nursing home and community based care costs.

Adult Services 

Adult Services offers programs for companion services and nursing home screenings.

Companion Services

Companion Services is a program available to income eligible elderly and disabled adults who need help with basic daily living activities such as

  • light housekeeping
  • meal preparation
  • shopping
  • medication monitoring
  • etc.

Nursing Home Screening

Assessments are

  • provided for those citizens who are
    • age 65 or older
    • disabled adults
    • children who need community based care
    • require 24-hour care in a nursing home facility
  • completed by a family services specialist and a health department nurse.
  • used to determine the individual's medical need for care.
  • provided at no cost.
  • available for assisted living facilities.

Schedule a screening

To schedule a screening call

Chesterfield - Colonial Heights Department of Social Services
(804) 748-1100
8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays

Note: Ask for adult services.

Adult Protective Services 

Adult Protective Services provides investigative services to

  • individuals age 60 and older
  • incapacitated persons age 18 and older who
    • are at risk or
    • alleged to be abused, neglected, or exploited

Examples of abuse, neglect, and exploitation include but are not limited to:

  • Causing intentional pain or injury
  • Withholding or failing to provide medication, food, or water
  • A caretaker refuses to or fails to take the adult to a medical appointment
  • An adult is physically restrained as a means of punishment or for the convenience of the caregiver
  • Emotional abuse such as yelling, belittling, or threatening bodily harm
  • The caregiver or person responsible for managing the adult's finances uses the money for his or her own purposes without the consent of the adult
  • Sexual abuse, which includes any form of sexual contact (intercourse, exposing body parts, touching, etc.) without consent

If you suspect that an elderly or disabled adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, call

Chesterfield - Colonial Heights Department of Social Services
(804) 748-1100
8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays.

After hours, on weekends, or holidays, please call the
Virginia Department of Social Services State Hotline
1-888-832-3858

Note: Reports may be made anonymously.

Resources/Links/Contacts 

  • Virginia Department of Social Services
  • Department of Aging and Rehabilitation Services     
  • Virginia Area Agencies on Aging 
  • Senior Connections 
  • US Department of Health and Human Services
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