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.

 Recovery and Treatment Services

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​​​​​​​​​Adult Outpatient Services: 

Services are provided to residents of Virginia Beach, ages 18 and older, without regard to race, gender, life-style, sexual orientation, religion, ethnic origin, or income. ​​

Outpatient Services is a key element in the community system of treating mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders of individuals and their families which includes but is not limited to, PTSD, depression, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, panic disorder, anxiety, schizoaffective disorder, personality disorders and substance use disorders (opiates, benzodiazepine, cocaine, alcohol, amphetamines, marijuana).

Adult outpatient services are offered at two locations depending on clinical assessment. 
  • Pembroke 6 - (757) 385-0511 - 297 Independence Blvd, Ste 126, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

  • Magic Hollow I -(757) 385-8222 - 3143 Magic Hollow Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA, 23453
Adult Day Treat​ment/Partial Hospitalization: 
Group therapy and education are provided for persons with moderate to severe levels of mental illness, substance use, or co-occurring disorders.​ This program includes multiple treatment components that are time-limited interventions which are more intensive than outpatient services and are required to stabilize a person's psychiatric and co-occurring conditions (may include serious substance use).  The services are delivered when the individual is at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or is transitioning from a psychiatric hospital or facility into the community.  These services consist of diagnostic, medical, psychiatric, psychosocial, and psycho-educational treatment modalities designed for adults with serious mental health and co-occurring disorders who require coordinated, intensive, comprehensive and multi-disciplinary treatment, but who do not require psychiatric inpatient treatment.

Pathways Center at Birdneck Circle: 

The Pathways Center is currently closed to new admissions due to a staffing shortage. A reopening date has not been determined at this time.

Pathways Center at Birdneck Circle operates 24 hours, seven days a week providing crisis stabilization for individuals with co-occurring disorders experiencing a psychiatric crisis, medical withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs, and serves as a link to continuing treatment and services.  The Pathways Center at Birdneck Circle is located at 409 Birdneck Circle, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 23451.
For more information about The Pathways Center at Birdneck Circle, please call (757) 385-6950.

Senior Resource Center: 

The Senior Resource Center is a place for seniors and their families to go for information, assistance, activities, and socialization.  Open five days a week and staffed primarily by volunteers with one Department of Human Services Liaison, the Senior Resource Center provides a varying schedule of activities and lectures at no cost.  The Senior Resource Center is locat​ed in the Creeds area at 912 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23457.​

 For information about the Senior Resource Center, please call (757) 385-2175.​​​

Beach House: 

BeachHouse.jpgBeach House is a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Day Program which provides support and recovery-based services to adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders.  Beach House offers opportunities to strengthen independent living skills, increase community integration, enhance socialization, promote overall wellness, and develop pre-vocational skills.  Beach House services are person-centered; they are designed to address the unique needs of the individual, consistent with their values, hopes, and aspirations. Program hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Beach House is located at 3143 Magic Hollow Blvd, Suite 100, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453. 

For more information or to schedule a tour, please call (757) 385-6930.

Beach House programs:

Clerical Services Unit

Clerical activities include; publishing a daily and monthly newsletter, photocopying of mail and maintaining the mail room, telephone reception, shredding, processing of travel vouchers, daily processing of attendance data, formulating a monthly attendance report, front desk reception, ordering and distributing office supplies for the house, maintaining personal information, maintaining the Beach House Thrift Store Account, facilitating repairs for the house, checking courier mail daily, distributing faxes, updating and maintaining med sheets, maintaining the Beach House database, developing and disseminating reports monthly, researching community resources, ensuring network coordination and overseeing vehicle maintenance. 

Retail Unit 

Retail Unit activities include: procurement of donations for the Beach House Thrift Store, scheduling of donations pick up in the community, counting Thrift Store money, processing of thank you letters for donations, daily operation of the Thrift Store, Beach House custodial supplies inventory, overseeing of the Beach House Health and Safety training, tours of Beach House and coordination all visitors, intake and orientation for new members and coordination of Eastern State Hospital visits.  If you are interested in making a donation, Please call 757-385-6946.  Through these donations, members are able to have clothing to wear to work and bicycles to get them there.  It also provides furniture for their homes as well as electric appliances.​

Food Services Unit 

Providing a meaningful work-ordered day experience through the daily operation of the kitchen, snack bar and completion of other activities.  We are dedicated to preparing and providing nutritious lunches in a timely manner, in an environment of unity and cooperation between staff and members of Beach House.​

CORE Unit (Community Opportunities through Recreation, Education, and Employment)

Activities include the coordination of recreational and social activities and transportation for evening and weekend programs, solicitation of complimentary tickets and volunteers for these recreational activities and coordination of the Beach House educational services.  Coordination of Transitional Employment positions and the process of referrals and coordination with the Department of Rehabilitative Services for members also is the responsibility of this unit. 

Transitiona​l Employment Program (TEP)

Transitional Employment Program (TEP) is a part-time, staff-supported employment program, which enables members to develop their work habits and build self-confidence in a normal community work environment.  Beach House staff provide members with onsite training, support, and back-up services. 

Supported Employment (SEP)

Members are assisted to get full or part-time, independent employment in a field chosen by the member and without time limits.  Beach House can refer members to the Department of Rehabilitative Services to obtain employment services.  TEPs help members to get ready for independent or supported employment. 

Educational Services-Beach House Tutoring Services

Beach House works with the Tidewater Literacy Council (TLC) to assist individuals who are interested in developing their literacy skills and obtaining their GED. Members help other members to achieve this through the coordination of the program and becoming tutors. Other tutors are sought through the general community. An Administrative Assistant coordinates the Educational Program with the assistance of the Educational Monitors.

Recreational Program Services

In an attempt to further enhance the member's quality of life and community integration; Beach House operates a comprehensive recreational program, which is primarily in the evenings on weekends.  The recreational program will attempt to structure its program according to the needs and desires of the membership as a whole.  Some activities will be free of charge, while others will have a cost to participate. All activities will focus on improving the member's quality of life, community integration, good mental​ and physical health, and diversity.  Some activities have included: ballgames, movies, museums, putt-putt, etc.

Social Program Services

The Social Program provides members opportunities to socialize in the clubhouse after hours during the week & on Saturdays.  This program encourages building better relationships between members and/or staff.  The Social Program offers arts & crafts, board games, card tournaments, dancing, exercise, movies, and many other activities, which help members to explore talents and hobbies.  Each month there is an evening Social Program activity. 

Recovery Is Possible Meetings

This meeting is on Wednesday evenings and is for those members who need help conquering any type of addiction.  Its' mission is to be clean, sober and addiction free through education and support from others in recovery. ​
For more information on Beach House, please call (757) 385-6930
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