As an agency, we continue to monitor the situation surrounding the
coronavirus outbreak. Please check here for the latest DPCS updates.
Emergency Services will always be available.
Please call 434-793-4922 if you or a loved one are experiencing a
Same Day Access
Beginning March 23, we will move from Rapid Access to scheduled intake
appointments. Please call ahead to schedule an intake appointment.
Please call 434-793-4931 to set up an intake.
CLOSED to the PUBLIC
Our offices are closed to the public. You may still receive services
via phone or video.
Day Programs are not operating.
Residential Programs have restrictive visitor policies.
Emergency Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 245
Hairston Street and 434-793-4922.
Support Programs andClinic Ap
STRIKING A BALANCE
We are balancing the needs of our staff, our individuals served, and our
community as we try to follow safety and health guidelines concerning the
outbreak. We are also aware that times of uncertainty are even more
unsettling for individuals with developmental disability, behavioral
or substance use disorders.
If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, please call emergency
services at 434-793-4922.
We also encourage you to take care of your mental health while looking out
for your physical health during this time. Here are some resources to
SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER RESOURCES
Here is a link to
online meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous.
Smart Recovery offers an online
community for individuals who wish to remain abstinent from
drugs and alcohol and/or other problem behaviors or activities.
Life Ring Secular Recovery has an online
meeting schedule set up to help during the coronavirus
Please be aware that smoking, vaping, or methamphetamine use may
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released
of tips for staying healthy and taking care of your behavioral
Reaching out to people you trust is one of the best ways to reduce
anxiety, depression, loneliness, and boredom during social distancing,
quarantine, and isolation. You can:
Use the telephone, email, text messaging, and social media to connect
with friends, family, and others.
Talk face to face with friends and loved ones using Skype or FaceTime.
If approved by health authorities and your health care providers,
arrange for your friends and loved ones to bring you newspapers, movies,
Sign up for emergency alerts via text or email to ensure you get updates
as soon as they are available.
Call SAMHSAs free 24-hour Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990,
if you feel lonely or need support.
Use the Internet, radio, and television to keep up with local, national,
and world events.
If you need to connect with someone because of an ongoing alcohol or
drug problem, consider calling your local Alcoholics Anonymous or
Narcotics Anonymous offices.