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Director of Citizen Information and Resources
Jana D. Carter 

Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Program Analyst
 Kelly Booth 

Administrative Secretary

Phone Numbers
(804) 796-7100
(804) 748-1099 (Fax)

Contact Us 

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

Mailing Address
Chesterfield County Citizen Information and Resources
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Street Address
9700 Krause Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832Map this 

Guide to Services for Youth

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities

Youth Leadership Forum

1100 Bank Street, 7th Floor

Richmond  VA  23219

Primary Contact: Jason Withers, Grants, Contracts & Program Information Manager
Secondary Contact: Kara White, Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) program

Phone- 804-786-4464 Main Office
Phone- 804-786-3441 Intake
Fax- 804-786-1118

Email:  Kara White  Visit us at:  Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
Our Mission: To create a Commonwealth that advances opportunities for independence, personal decision-making and full participation in community life for individuals with developmental and other disabilities.

View a complete list of Service Definitions

  • Advocacy
  • Disabilities - Physical/Intellectual
  • Education - Other
  • Leadership Programs
  • Youth Programs

Ages: Rising High School Junior or Senior

Eligibility: Must reside in Virginia, be in 10th or 11th grade as of December the preceding year (if in a non-graded program, returning to high school for at least one year), have demonstrated leadership potential in his/her school and community, and have a disability (as defined by the Americans with Disability Act) OR have another type of disability (60% of participants must have a developmental disability.) 

Comments: The Youth Leadership Forum program seeks to empower young people with disabilities to further develop their leadership skills. Students, serving as Delegates from communities throughout Virginia, participate in a wide range of activities and learning experiences during the four day Youth Leadership Forum set on a university campus.

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

Fees: No  

Accepts volunteers?: Yes  18

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