If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, you can report it by calling:
If you need immediate response, dial 911.
The Hanover CASA Program recruits, trains, and supervises competent volunteers to represent the needs of abused and neglected children, as well as other children in juvenile dependency hearings. The program promotes safe, permanent homes for all children. Children eligible to receive services from the program must be involved in either Hanover or Caroline Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts and must be recognized by the court as needing advocacy services.
To find out more about the CASA Program, call Community Resources at (804) 365-4300, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Community Services Board (CSB) offers services for children with serious emotional problems or intellectual disabilities, who live in Hanover County and who meet specific criteria. Some of the services we offer include:
Every visit and phone call is private. Our client handbook explains how we respect your privacy and tells you about your rights.
There are fees for our services:
To find out more about our services or to make an appointment, call us at (804) 365-4222, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All children deserve to live in a stable and safe home with caring adults. The Hanover Department of Social Services offers services to help families who are having serious parenting problems or are going through a major crisis, such as abuse, neglect, drug/alcohol problems, mental health issues, stress, and/or lack of family support.
To find out more about foster care, foster care prevention, or becoming a foster parent, call us at (804) 365-4100, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Adoption services at the Hanover Department of Social Services focus on providing a permanent home for children who are in the custody of an agency and unable to live with their birth families and whose parents have had their parental rights terminated by the court.
To learn more about adoption services in Hanover County, call us at (804) 365-4100, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To learn more about child support and child support enforcement, call (800) 468-8894 or visit the Division of Child Support Enforcement (DCSE) online.