Social Services

The Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services is a combined agency serving both the County of Chesterfield and the City of Colonial Heights. The Social Services Board, comprised of nine members representing both localities, governing the Department of Social Services. 


In collaboration with individuals, families and the community, our mission is to:

  • Provide advocacy and excellent services that encourage self-sufficiency
  • Preserve and restore families
  • Protect the well-being of children, senior citizens and people with disabilities


Our vision is to be the leader in providing exceptional and innovative social services.

Our Services

  • Adult, Families, and Children’s Services
  • Child Care
  • Emergency Services
  • Employment Services
  • Financial Assistance
  • Partnerships