FOIA Requests

Freedom of Information Act Requests

The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located § 2.2-3700 ( et. seq. of the Code of Virginia, guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and public employees.

All requests will need to be submitted using the link below that will take you to the NextRequest Portal.

This web portal will help you communicate with the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services about what documents you need. Thank you for your interest in public records held by DBHDS. We will work to process your request and make a response to you according to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.