Youth Seat

This year the HCSS youth seat is open to rising sophomores and above who attend a Hanover County Public School. Students with the following qualifications will be considered for the youth seat:

  • GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • Be a Hanover County Resident
  • Attend a Hanover County Public School (i.e. Atlee, Hanover, Lee-Davis or Patrick Henry High School)
  • Have community service or work experience with people who have developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and/or substance use disorder
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation will be required and an essay
  • Please be aware the HCSS typically meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 PM.


Click Here to download the Hanover Community Support Services Youth Seat Application.

Applications must be submitted and postmarked by June 30, 2019. Please mail your completed application to:

P.O. Box 1594

Ashland, Virginia 23005


Please contact Ashley White at with any questions regarding the submission of your application.