Adult Correctional Services.jpgAdult Correctional Services (ACS) assists offenders with mental illness or co-occurring disorders to access educational and discharge planning services while at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center.  ACS increases treatment compliance both in the jail and in the community, provides intensive re-entry services, reduces recidivism, and fosters a commitment to a drug-free, violence free, crime free lifestyle; reducing the need for inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, all while allowing individuals to live in the community with the highest degree of independence. ​ For more information on Adult Correctional Services please call 757-385-2131.

Adult Correctional Services inlcude:


Jail Educational Services 

    • Provided to inmates at Virginia Beach Correctional Center
    • Voluntary Participation 
    • 20 Week curriculum-based education modules for inmates with substance use/co-occurring disorders 
    • Referrals & community resources for continuity of care after release from Virginia Beach Correctional Center   

Forensic Services

    • Advocacy for seriously mentally ill inmates
    • Intensive discharge planning
    • Referrals to other services as needed
    • Restoration to competency for seriously mentally ill inmates

Community Corrections

    • Supervision for all court ordered requirements to court referred, non-violent misdemeanor and felony clients
    • Development of community service work sites
    • Random drug and alcohol tests
    • Compliance monitoring

Pretrial Services

    • Investigates and interviews clients arrested on state and local warrants and detained in jails awaiting bail hearings
    • Assists judicial officers in making bail release decisions
    • Random drug and alcohol tests
    • May seek capiases or order of show cause
    • Monitors treatment compliance​​
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