Child and Adolescent Services
Mental Health Support Services provides services for children and adolescents which are offered through a broad range of programming. These services focus on mental health, substance use disorder treatment, and preventative and early intervention programs for ages birth to under 18 years of age.
Child and Adolescent Services Team
Child and Adolescent Services Team (CAST) is here to help young people with mental health and substance use issues. Our experienced therapists and case managers can help you and your family navigate available resources and services - we value confidentiality, family involvement in services, short-term focused services, trauma-informed care and your readiness to make changes. Our services include:
- Case management
- Family therapy
- Group therapy
- Individual therapy
- Intensive supports - Specialized services team focuses on helping youth with more serious and longer-term mental health needs
CAST works with individuals who have problems in multiple areas of their lives, received special education services, previous involvement with outpatient services, experienced psychiatric hospitalizations, involvement with the court, and access needs with the Children Services Act (CSA) and/or Family Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) teams.
Families First is a home visiting program for expectant and first time parents who reside in Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights. This program services families with children who are prenatal up to age two upon enrollment and until the child turns age 5 or enters preschool. Our services include:
- Age appropriate parenting information
- Community resources and referrals
- Developmental screens
- Monthly parent groups and family activities
There is no charge to participants who enroll in our program. Some services are covered by Medicaid. View our Supporting Families Through the Journey of Parenthood brochure in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF).
Infant and Toddler Connection
Infant and Toddler Connection (ITC) of Chesterfield provides early intervention supports and services to infants and toddlers from birth to three who have developmental delay or a diagnosed condition that can delay development.
Early intervention services include:
- Developmental therapy
- Eligibility determination and developmental assessment
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Service coordination
- Speech therapy
For more information, visit the ITC Facebook.