Health & Human Services

Adult & Senior Services

Senior Citizens Police Academy

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?

How do I get assistance if my family needs nursing facility care or personal care in the home?

Who qualifies for aid from the Volunteer Assistance Program?


Children & Teens

How do I get a protective order?


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

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


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

Foster Parenting

Victim Services: Police, Commonwealth’s Attorney

Vital Records



Virginia Department of Health

The American Red Cross

Ready brochure- “Preparing Makes Sense” – a publication from Homeland Security (PDF)

Emergency Supply List – a publication from Homeland Security (PDF)

Family Emergency Plan – a publication from Homeland Security (PDF)