Mental Health Support Services
The Department of Mental Health Support Services (MHSS) is the provider of mental health, developmental disabilities and substance use disorder services for children and adults in Chesterfield County. Services are also available for very young children through our Prevention and Early Intervention Programs.
COVID-19 Family and Parent Resources
- CDC Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
- National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) - Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource
- National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) - Responding to Change and Loss
- Chesterfield County Prevention Services Facebook
- Confident Parents, Confident Kids - My Kid’s School is Closed, So Now What?
- Psychology Today - How to Talk to Kids and Teens About the Coronavirus
- Sports Backers - Fitness Warriors (YouTube Channel Playlist)
- Sports Backers - Kids Run RVA (YouTube Channel Playlist)
Chesterfield Emergency Operations Center Launches Call Center
The call center phone number is 804-751-2EOC (804-751-2362).
The call center will be staffed by county employees from multiple departments. Updated information regarding county resources will be made available to call center staff to assist residents who may not have internet access or need clarifications on available county services.
Call center staff will not be able to answer questions regarding COVID-19; all such questions should be directed to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) at 877-ASK-VDH3 (877-275-8343).
Provides individualized mental health counseling services to adults over the age of 18. Consumers seek services for a wide range of problems including:
- Domestic Violence
- Substance Use Disorders
- Variety of interpersonal problems
For more information about Adult Services:
Services for children and adolescents are offered through a broad range of programming that focuses on mental health and substance use disorder treatment and preventative and early intervention programs for ages birth to 17 years of age.
Services provide flexible and individualized supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities. These include residential supports to adults, training / support to individuals (ages 11 to adult) with developmental disabilities, among other services.