The 23rd Court Service Unit serves a broad and diverse population ranging from urban to rural encompassing a total of 312 square miles, including the cities of Roanoke and Salem, Roanoke County and the Town of Vinton. We provide services to delinquent youth, victims of domestic abuse, family controversy related to support, custody, visitation, child abuse and neglect, and status offenders. We provide all services mandated by the Code of Virginia to include juvenile and domestic relations intake, probation, parole and case management to youth residing in these localities.
Psychiatric and psychological assessments, anger management and individual counseling are provided in association with Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare.
Our community agencies and partners include Psychiatric Fellows through the Carilion Department of Adolescent Psychiatry; Boys and Girls Club; Straight Street Ministries; Total Action for Progress; GED programs, vocational training programs as well as various counseling and human service agencies.
For youth on probation and parole, court service unit staff have access to a variety of contracted services including assessments and evaluations, individual therapy, family therapy, substance abuse treatment, therapy for youth with sexualized behaviors, and life skills coaching. CSUs access these services through DJJ's contracted regional service coordinators. A directory of services available through DJJ's RSC Model is available at: https://www.amikids.org/amikids-virginia/vendor-directory