Human Services has immediate openings in several positions throughout our agency, including nurses, clinicians, and support staff. Select positions are eligible for a hiring bonus. Please visit the DHS Careers Page for more information and how to apply.

 Community Services Board

​The Community Services Board is responsible for reviewing and evaluating the delivery of our community-based mental health, substance abuse, and developmental services in Virginia Beach.
​​​​​​August 19The Virginia Beach Community Services Board (VBCSB) is composed of citizens appointed by the Virginia Beach City Council. The Board’s primary responsibility is to review and evaluate the community-based mental health, substance abuse and, developmental services delivery system. The VBCSB operates based on the roles and responsibilities as defined in 37.2-500 of the Code of Virginia. The VBCSB is one of 40 local CSB's, or Behavioral Health Authorities, throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Each is dedicated to promoting service accessibility and providing a continuum of care for persons with disabilities and chemical addition  The VBCSB was established by the Virginia Beach City Council in 1970 and has earned a reputation for innovative programing and consumer and family involvement. Board members may serve no more than two consecutive three-year terms or more than a total of three full year-terms.  One third of the appointments shall be identified as consumers or family members of consumers.  Standing committees include:
  • Executive Committee
  • Advocacy Committee
  • Behavioral Health Committee        
  • Developmental Services Committee

If you are interested in serving on the VBCSB and would like to submit an application, please follow this link to the Talent Bank Application. Submission instructions are at the bottom of the page. 

All meetings are open to the public. Please see the schedule to the right for upcoming meeting dates.

Community based services are delivered by the City's Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Developmental Disabilities Divisions. Services include emergency intake, prevention, outpatient treatment, day support, vocational opportunities, case management and residential support. Services are provided in a climate of dignity and respect in promoting the goal of community integration of citizens with disabilities. Funding streams include: federal, state and local dollars; Medicaid; contractual fees;​ and client fees.​

2022 Community Services Board Members

Top Row: Dr. Joyce Harvey, Chair; Susannah Uroskie, Vice-Chair; Patricia Alspaugh;  Michael Anderson
Second Row:  Lori F. Bridges; Gayle M. Colson;Carrollyn Cox; Cindy Curtis
Third Row:  Carla Hesseltine; Patricia Pointer; Lucas Robertson; Todd Walker

 Board Packages and Documents

​January 27: Canceled
​June: No Meeting
​February 24: Agenda
​July: No Meeting 
​March 17: Agenda
​August 11: DS Committee Agenda
​April 28: Agenda
​August 11: BH Committee Agenda
​May: No meeting
​August 18: CSB Agenda
​September 22: DS Committee Agenda
September 29: CSB Agenda

January 28Recording
​July - No Meeting
February 5Recording
​August 19
March 25Recording
September 30
April 29 Recording
October 27
​May - No Meeting
November 18
June 24 | Recording
December - ​No Meeting

2021 Special Meetings

​July - No meeting
February - Joint meeting
​March - Cancelled
​April - Cancelled
​May - No meeting
​December - No meeting

​July - No meeting
​May - No meeting
December - No meeting

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Community Services Board Meetings

Meetings are held at the Office of Performance & Accountability, 2408 Courthouse Drive, from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. , unless otherwise noted, and are open to the public.

2022 Community Services Board Meeting Dates

  • January 27
  • February 24
  • March 17 - (Joint CSB/SSAB Meeting)
  • April 28
  • May - No meeting
  • June 30
  • July - No meeting
  • August 18
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • November 17
  • December - No meeting