Where to Find Help


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Crisis Lines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

A federally-funded 24/7 line that will connect the caller with certified, local crisis centers. 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255, press 1

Information and Referral

NAMI-CVA (Central Virginia):

email: info@namicentralvirginia.org
website: www.namicentralvirginia.org

NAMI-VA (State):

email: namiva@verizon.net
website: www.namivirginia.org

NAMI (National):

800-950-NAMI (800-950-6264)
website: www.nami.org

Network of Care:

At the left, hover on Mental/Behavioral Health
Choose “Virginia” from drop-down menu, then choose: City of Richmond; Chesterfield, Henrico or New Kent

Virginia 211 Information and Referral Line:

Dial 211 or visit www.211virginia.org or www.yourunitedway.org (click on need assistance for Virginians)
211 links people with needs in the Richmond/Southside regions of Virginia to available human services. The center is accredited by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems.

County Center for Psychological Services and Development:

Children, Adults, Families
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 AM-8 PM; Friday, 9 AM-Noon

Mental Health Agencies

Chesterfield County Community Services (MHMRSA)

6801 Lucy Corr Boulevard, Chesterfield County
emergency phone: 804-748-6356
website: www.chesterfield.gov

Goochland-Powhatan Community Services:

3058 River Road West
emergency line: 804-556-3716
3910 Old Buckingham Road
emergency line: 804-598-2697

Hanover Mental Health Services:

12300 Washington Highway, Ashland
emergency line: 804-365-4200
website: www.co.hanover.va.us/csb

Henrico County Mental Health/Substance Abuse Services for Adults:

4915 Radford Avenue, Suite 100

Henrico Area Mental Health & Retardation Services:

also serves Charles City-New Kent County
10299 Woodman Road
website: www.co.henrico.va.us/mhmr

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority:

107 South 5th Street
website: www.rbha.org

Daily Planet:

517 West Grace Street, Richmond
health care: 804-649-2119


6718 Patterson Ave., Richmond

Local Hospitals with Behavior/Mental Health Services


Parham Doctors Hospital – 704-747-5600
Bon Secours – St. Mary’s- 804-287-7788


MCV Hospital – 1-800-323-0901
Chippenham Hospital – Tucker Pavilion at 804-320-3911
Richmond Community Hospital – 804-371-1670.


John Randolph Medical Center – 804-541-7747.

New Kent:

Cumberland Hospital for Children and Adolescents – 1-800-368-3472.


Central State Hospital – 1-804-524-7000
Poplar Springs Hospital – 1-866-546-2229.


Whisper Ridge Behavioral Health Systems – 1-434-872-1573.


Mary Washington – Snowden: 1-800-362-5005 or 1-540-741-3900.
Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center – 1-804-675-5000.


Chesterfield Housing:

Contact Greg Fulk or Skip Stanley, 804-318-8841

Gateway Homes, Inc.:

website: www.gatewayhomes.org
Daniel Herr, J.D., Executive Director

Henrico CSB:

Call Jennifer Boyer, 804-727-8529

Virginia Supportive Housing:

website: www.supportivehousing.org
Alice Tousignant, Exec. Dir.

Commonwealth Catholic Charities:

1512 Willow Lawn Dr., Richmond, VA 23230
main line: 804-285-5900
homeless services: 804-648-4177
email: agency@cccofva.org

Legal Support for Civil and Criminal Matters

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society:

101 West Broad Street
main line: 804-648-1012
for intake, dial: 804-200-6046
intake hours: Monday through Thursday, 9-11:30 AM and 1-2:30 PM.
Steve Dickerson, Exec. Dir.

Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy (VOPA):

1910 Byrd Ave., Suite #5
804-225-2042 or 1-800-552-3962

Lawyer Referral Service of Virginia:

707 East main St., Suite 1500, Richmond, VA 23219
804-775-0500, toll free 1-800-552-7977

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law:

protects the rights of individuals involved with the criminal justice system
111 15th Street, NW, Suite 1212, Washington D.C. 20005

Psychiatric Service Animals

Healing Allies:

email: info@mentalhealthdogs.org
website: www.mentalhealthdogs.org
Educating Canines Assisting with Disabilies:
email: info@ecadl.org
website: www.ecadl.org

Champ Dogs:

website: www.champdogs.org
Assistance Dogs International:
email: info@assistancedogsinternational.org
website: www.assistancedogsinternational.org

Dogs for Veterans and Others

Companions for Heroes:
email: info@companionsforhereos.org

Medication Assistance

Virginia Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services – 804-786-3921
Virginia Drug Card – 1-877-321-6755
Connection to Care – 1-573-996-3333
Crossover Ministries – 804-233-5016
Partnership for Prescription Assistance – 1-888-477-2669
Together RX Access – 1-800-444-4106
Joint effort of local county governments and the National Association of Counties – 1-877-321-2652
Possible free prescription drug card to save on the costs of prescription if not covered by insurance. This plan is not insurance and savings are only availble at participating pharmacies. Prescription claims through this program will not be eligible for reimbursement through a state Medicaid program.

Free Clinics

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services – 804-556-5840
Capital Area Health Network – 804-591-2890
Hanover Interfaith Free Clinics – 804-798-8890
Pathways Free Speciality Clinic – 804-862-1104
Free Clinic of Powhatan – 804-516-2732 or 804-598-5637
Fan Free Clinic – 804-358-6343
Access Now – 804-622-8145
Crossover Health Care Ministry – 804-422-2600

Free Dental or Reduced Rate Clinics

Hanover Interfaith Free Clinics – 804-798-8890
Mechanicsville Christian Center free Dental Clinic – 804-559-0995
Richmond City Health Dept. Smiles Dental Van – 804-381-2624
Vernon J. Harris Community Health Center – 804-253-1972
Henrico County Health Dept. Dental Care for Adolescents – 804-622-0803
St. James the Les free clinic – 804-798-8890


Veterans Crisis Line, 1-800-273-8255, press 1
Virginia Wounded Warrior Program:
Ed McIntosh, Region IV Coordinator, Central Virginia
Virginia Veterans Center:
4902 Fitzhugh Avenue, Richmond, VA. 23230
804-353-8958 or 1-877-927-8387.
Hunter Holmes McGuire Medical Center – 1-804-675-5000
Hospital providing psychiatric services

Survivors of Suicide

Full Circle’s Suicide Loss Groups
Free group. Meets three times a year for eight week sessions. Open to individuals and families with children aged 3-18.
Phone: 804-912-2947 ext. 114
Contact: Maryse Eubank
Address:  Full Circle Grief Center
10611 Patterson Ave., Richmond, VA 23238

Other Resources

MCV Hospital Intake and Referral Service

– 804-828-2000

PACT: Program of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT):

See information for Community Service Boards

Psychiatric Society of Virginia:

fax: 804-282-0090
website: www.psva.org
Andrew Mann, Executive Director

State Government

General Assembly:  
House, Legislative Information – 804-698-1500
Senate, Legislative Information – 804-698-7410
Office of the Governor – 804-786-2211

VCU Psychiatry – Grand Rounds:

Fridays, 11:45AM-12:50 PM Room 1-044, Sanger Hall, 1101 East Marshall Street
For information, call 804-827-0058

Virginia Treatment Center for Children

– 804-828-3129

Mental Health America of Virginia

3212 Cutshaw Ave., Suite 315, Richmond, VA 23230
804-257-5591 or toll free 1-866-400-6428


A non-profit founded by families of those with serious mental illness to educate, provide resource information, and to advocate for loved ones.
For information, call John Finklin at 804-378-0035

Friends 4 Recovery:

Whole Health Center, 7420 Whitepine Rd., North Chesterfield, VA 23237
e-mail: friends4recovery@comcast.net


The VOCAL network is a network “of Consumers, by Consumers and for Consumers.”
804-343-1777 or 1-877-862-8638.
website: www.vocalnetwork.org