Families have faced a lot of change in the last few months. If you or someone you know is struggling with a health, mental health or other challenging situation right now, the following list of resources may be useful.
Remember, you are not in this alone – We’re here to help.
Contact information for families to keep on hand
CHoR emergency care
Chesterfield Mental Health Support Services
24-hour crisis hotline: 804-748-6356
General information: 804-748-1227
District 19 Community Service Board
Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Prince George, Surry and Sussex
24-hour crisis hotline: 804-862-8000
General Information: 804-862-8002
Feed More Hunger Hotline
804-521-2500 ext. 631
*Your local school district can also provide more information on free school lunches for pick-up and/or delivery.
Goochland-Powhatan Community Service
24-hour crisis hotline and general information: 804-598-2697
Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services
24-hour crisis hotline: 804-727-8484
HomeAgain Homeless Crisis Hotline
Richmond Behavioral Health Authority
Mental health crisis and suicide prevention: 804-819-4100
General information: 804-819-4000
Richmond International Rescue Committee (refugee and immigrant support)
Richmond Mutual Aid Disaster Relief
Side by Side (LGBTQ+ youth support)
VA Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
VA Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (disability crisis)
VA Poison Center
VA Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance
VA Veterans Crisis Line
800-273-8255 *Press 1
Western Tidewater Community Services Board Behavioral Health Emergency Line
If your child is in need of mental health support that is not critical in nature, the Cameron K. Gallagher Mental Health Resource Center can help. Learn how family navigators can help you understand the mental health options available for children and provide support along the way.