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Residential Treatment Facility for youth located fifteen minutes north of Emporia, Virginia seeks Virginia licensed LPN. Substance abuse treatment experience is a plus.   Full-time position.  Twelve hour first shift (8AM to 8PM).

Compensation package includes employer matching 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance.  JFBHS is a Drug Free Workplace.  Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screening.  Position open until filled. EOE.

E-mail, fax, or mail cover letter & resume to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Job# 2018-3
Attn: Chris Thompson
Fax: (434) 634-6237





Psychiatric residential treatment facility for adolescent girls and boys located 15 minutes north of Emporia, Virginia seeks experienced licensed clinician (LCSW or LPC) to provide therapy and case management services on an inpatient basis.  Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling experience and certification preferred.  Population served includes adolescent girls and boys with complex developmental trauma, co-occurring mental illness, and substance abuse issues.  Position provides individual, group, and family therapy within a psychiatric residential setting. 

Virginia license is required.  Two years’ formal experience counseling adolescents is required.  Residential experience is preferred. 

Seeking experienced candidates.  Highly competitive pay & benefits including employer sponsored Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance and employer matching 401(k) retirement plan.

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and drug free work place.  Post offer criminal background and drug screenings required.  Position open until filled.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Job# 2018-4
Attn: Chris Thompson
Fax: (434) 634-6237



How Do You Celebrate a 99th Birthday? With Friends and Family

Evelyn Newsome, born in August, 1918 - just before the end of the First World War celebrated her 99th birthday on Sunday, surrounded by her Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Great-Great Grandchldren and her Church Family.

Family Hopes to Revitalize Jarratt With New Business

Tommy and Judy Parker, grew up in Jarratt, have returned home. The couple always knew that they would return, even keeping ther home when Judy was called to Harlem to head up a literacy program.

Judy has been retired from that program for a few weeks, since just after the shop opened.

Tommy and Judy, along with their son Mike and his wife Mandy, who take care of the Social Media (check out their Facebook Page here), take part in this family operation. Even their granddaughter has photographs available for sale in the store.

The store is an eclectic mix of antique china, furniture and local products. There is local honey, local produce (on Saturday), local pecans (and, seriously, if you go for nothing else, get a bag of Crazy Aunt Amy's Pecans) and local peanuts in addition to artisan cutting boards and furniture repurposed by Tommy.  All of the products in the shop come from the immediate area.

The shop is located at 117 Jarratt Avenue in Jarratt







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