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Please click on any of the links at the left to learn more about us. If you have any questions about our services or our agency, please feel free to call us at (804) 556-5400 (Goochland) or (804) 598-2200 (Powhatan).
You may also contact our program managers and supervisors directly.  Their numbers may be obtained by clicking on the Contact Us Link.

Stacy Gill, Executive Director


Same Day Access starts at Goochland Powhatan Community Services on 1/3/19 

What is Same Day Access (SDA)? 

If you are looking for mental health or drug and alcohol treatment services, our Same Day Access program is the initial point of contact.  It is how you start services at the agency and get assigned to your ongoing service provider. 

What are the hours? 

Same Day Access walk in hours are: 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Goochland

8:30a-11a

Powhatan

8:30a-11a

no walk in SDA

Goochland

8:30a-11a

Powhatan

8:30a-11a

 

Goochland Powhatan Community Services provides 24/7/365 emergency services for individuals experiencing a behavioral health emergency.  These services can be accessed at any time by calling our crisis lines at 804-556-3716 or 804-598-2697 or by walking into the agency Monday through Friday 8a-4:30p. 

What can you expect? 

Your visit will last at least 2 ½ hours.  You can expect to meet with a series of staff who will explain agency services to you, gather your insurance and demographic information, complete releases of information, and complete your comprehensive needs assessment.  The assessor will explain your diagnosis, the recommended services, and the expected duration of treatment, if you meet medical necessity.  You will be assigned to the appropriate program and scheduled follow-up appointments.  You will participate in the development of your service plan and receive a copy.  If a community resource better fits your needs, a plan for accessing resources and/ or services will be made. 

If at any time during the Same Day Access appointment, an individual identifies or is assessed to be in crisis, the individual will be referred to the Emergency Services Unit for immediate assistance. 

What should you bring? 

  • A picture ID  

  • Social Security number 

  • Proof of county residency (i.e. postmarked mail, utility bill, lease agreement) 

  • Insurance card, if applicable 

  • Applicable co-payment 

  • Proof of all forms of household income 

  • Legal Guardian / Custody documentation (if applicable) 

  • Advance Directive 

  • Current medication bottles, so we have an accurate medication list in your record 

  • Name of physical health conditions 

  • Name, address, and phone number for an emergency contact person 

  • Name, address, and phone number for Primary Care Physician and any other specialists, as applicable 

  • Additional documentation you may have regarding your needs (i.e. hospital discharge information, other medical records, previous assessments, probation referral, other provider referral, court orders) 

Call 804-556-5400 or 804-598-2200 or visit www.gpcsb.org for more information about our services. 

Goochland Clinic, 3058 River Road West, Goochland, VA 23063 

Powhatan Clinic, 3910 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139 

The Goochland Powhatan Community Services (GPCS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Stacy Gill, LCSW, has been selected as the new Executive Director of GPCS to succeed Susan Bergquist, who is retiring at the end of December after 15 years in this role, and 33 years of service to GPCS.

Stacy comes to us from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) in Richmond, VA, where she has most recently served as the Assistant Commissioner, Behavioral Health Community Services Division. Stacy is a 30-year veteran of the public health care sector, with 26 years of experience working for 3 different community service boards in a variety of clinical and administrative positions. She holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Stacy’s first official day with GPCS is December 27th.

Angela Cimmino
Chair, GPCS Board of Directors

 

 

NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS

When you are discharged from services, GPCS will retain your record for a period of 6 years from the date of last contact.  After 6 years, your record will be destroyed in a manner consistent with HIPAA and state guidelines.  Record destruction occurs on an annual basis.  Annual Record Destruction will occur on Wednesday, October 24, 2018  You may exercise your right to request access to your record or to transfer copies of your record to another provider at any time before destruction.

 

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