Health & Human Services
Adult & Senior Services
Project Lifesaver – a rapid-response program that aids those who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and autism. The program uses state-of-the-art technology and specially trained officers to locate individuals who have wandered away.
What program pays for adult assisted care? Also, what are the signs of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation?
Children & Teens
How do I get a protective order?
- domestic violence information
- how to get a protective order(pdf)
- information from the Commonwealth’s Attorney, including links to online forms
Child immunizations Immunization information from Public Health
How do I apply for Women, Infant, Children (WIC)service?
Learn about WIC eligibility here.
Does Henrico County provide free child car seats? No, we do not. Here is more information on child seats, from the Division of Fire.
Drug & Alcohol Abuse/Addiction
What services does the County offer to assist individuals and families toward recovery from substance abuse?
HAMHDS’ provides a variety of services to assist individuals and families toward recovery. Involvement in self-help groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, Adult Children of Alcoholics, and Narcotics Anonymous is an important component of treatment. For more information, visit their website at http://henrico.us/mhds/substance-abuse-services/.
What services do you have for my child whose 13 and have problems with drugs?
HAMHDS’ Adolescent Substance Abuse Services are designed to meet the unique needs of children and adolescents using alcohol or drugs, or who are growing up in families with a substance abusing parent. Also see http://henrico.us/mhds/substance-abuse-services/adolescent/.
What should I do if I find drugs or alcohol in my child’s room? Contact the Police Department at (804) 501-5000. An officer will be dispatched to take your report and confiscate any evidence.
Health/Disease Information: Public Health