9300 Merrimac Trail - Williamsburg, Virginia 23185 (757) 887-0225.

Helping Young Minds Choose the Right Path   


  • What are the Center hours of operation? 

    Business Hours are Monday through Friday 8 AM- 4:30 PM. 

  • When are visitation hours? 

    • Residents with last names A through L are Tuesday evenings, 7:00 P.M.8:00 P.M. & Saturday afternoons, 2:30 P.M. 4:30 P.M.

    • Residents with last names M through Z and residents in the Post-Disposition Program sentenced to 3 months or longer are Thursday evenings, 7:00 P.M.8:00 P.M. & Sunday afternoons, 2:30 P.M.4:30 P.M.

  • Who may visit? 

    Residents are permitted visits by their parents, legal guardians and grandparents only. 

  • What are residents allowed to have brought in from the outside? 

    Medications in the original prescription containers, paperback books, stamped envelopes, prescription eyewear or contacts, and funds for haircuts. All other items are provided by the center. 

  • When can residents make telephone calls? 

    Residents are given an initial call at intake and earn phone privileges by their behavior. Incoming calls are not permitted. This does not include calls to and from legal agencies.

  • Is there health care available to residents? 

    Each resident receives a health screening and physical by licensed medical staff. Parents/guardians are asked to provide health insurance information. 

  • Are residents allowed to receive mail?

    Yes, residents may receive letters at the following address:

    Resident Name
    Merrimac Center
    9300 Merrimac Trail
    Williamsburg VA 23185