Henrico Prevention Services

Welcome to Henrico Prevention Services

The mission of Henrico Prevention Services is to promote strengths, reduce the influence of risk factors, increase protective factors and support individual, family and community resilience.

CONNECT is a program provided by the Prevention Unit at Henrico Area Mental Health and Developmental Services. Prevention services in Henrico County can be reached by calling (804) 727-8058.

CONNECT is a comprehensive community-based Prevention program that serves youth, ages 5-16. The program’s emphasis is on connecting youth with positive peers, supportive adults, academic support, and employment readiness. Additionally, it fosters and develops positive relationships between youth, parents, schools, and communities. The program uses several evidence-based programs to teach youth the skills they need to resist negative influences in society today.

Staff at CONNECT:

  • Teach life skills and model social skills
  • Provide adult mentorship
  • Teach substance abuse prevention and conflict resolution
  • Provide academic assistance
  • Promote career development and occupational opportunities
  • Offer recreational and cultural enrichment activities

More information on CONNECT and Prevention services can be found at  logo hamhds


Newbridge Connect Annual Banquet (Highlights)

Celebrating Black History Month (Legacy)
February 26, 2016