Services under CSA may be available to a child who meets at least one of the following criteria:
To find out if your child is eligible, contact the CSA Administrator for Chesterfield and Colonial Heights, by calling 804-768-7387.
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The CSA is a local and state program operating the Children’s Services Act of Virginia. To preserve families in the community we:
FAPT assists families with outsourcing and funding services to meet their needs when CSA criteria is met and services and supports are not available within the family or local government’s resources.
The multiple teams are made up of representatives from the community child and family services system including:
Team members are responsible to:
The CSA can fund community based services such as:
Please note: A meeting may take a few weeks to occur.
You have the right to request a FAPT meeting. Please note that CSA eligibility requirements still apply. We suggest families contact mental health services. Case management will assess your child’s mental health needs and assist in service coordination.
Chesterfield Mental Health has open assessments for walk-in new clients:
If you have questions about intake services and process you may call 804-768-7228.
If your child is being unsafe to themselves or others, call 911 for emergency intervention.
You can also take your child into Chesterfield Mental Health for an assessment for crisis intervention:
Yes, after meeting CSA eligibility and determining if this is the best option for the youth.
Clinical mental health documentation that this level of intervention is needed to ensure safety, maintain stability, and return home including:
You may call 804-717-6114 to talk with a CSA staff person or contact the Program Coordinator.