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Who We Are

Southside Community Services Board (SCS) was established in 1972 by the counties of Brunswick, Halifax and Mecklenburg as a public entity to assure that community-based services are available to children, adults and families with mental health, substance abuse, and intellectual disability needs. Our programs and services are licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and funded through federal, state, and county appropriations as well as health insurance companies. SCS employs 250 staff within 18 service facilities across its area of over 2,000 square miles and a total population of 86,500 citizens.

Member of the National Health Services Corps: NHSC.hrsa.gov

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Behavioral Health

  • Emergency Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Case Management
  • Community Support Services
  • Residential Services
  • Children & Family Services
  • Infant Services
  • Prevention Services

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Intellectual Disability

  • Developmental Training
  • Case Management
  • Residential Services



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Substance Abuse

  • Outpatient Services
  • Medical Detoxification
  • Residential Treatment
  • Prevention Services
  • Intensive Outpatient Groups

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Brunswick Co - 434.848.4121
Halifax Co - 434.572.2936
Mecklenburg Co - 434.738.0154

Quick Links

Emergency Services On-Call Calendar - Oct 2015

En EspaƱol - De Lunes a Viernes, Linea Amistosa - Nuevo

Youth Mental Health 1st Aid Training - 10/15/2015

Youth Mental Health 1st Aid Training - 11/19/2015

Adult Mental Health 1st Aid Training - 12/02/2015

Notice under the Americans w/ Disabilities Act

The Local Choice - Health Benefits Program

Requests & Solicitations for Proposal / Invitations for Bid / Notices of Intent to Award

VICAP - Assessment #: 1-855-875-9584

DBHDS - Va. Dept. of Behavioral Health and Development Services

DMAS - Va. Dept. of Medical Assistance Services

VACSB - Virginia Association of Community Service Boards

FY2015 and FY2016 Community Services Performance Contract