Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

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Who do I contact?

In emergency situations (24/7)

  • CSB Emergency Services – 703-573-5679, TTY 703-207-7737
  • Fairfax Detoxification Center – 703-502-7000, TTY 703-322-9080
  • CrisisLink suicide hotline – 703-527-4077
  • CrisisLink suicide text hotline – 703-940-0888
  • Call 911 for a life-threatening emergency

During business hours

  • CSB Entry & Referral Services – 703-383-8500, TTY 711
  • Infant & Toddler Connection – 703-246-7121, TTY 703-324-4495
  • CSB Billing Office – 703-324-7026, TTY 711

For basic needs

  • Food, housing, medical care, etc. – 703-222-0880, TTY 711

News and Information

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Gartlan Center Wellness & Recovery Festival

On Wednesday, September 24, the Gartlan Center invites you to attend their Wellness & Recovery Festival! In celebration of the 25th Annual Recovery Month, the event will include opportunities to learn more about the eight Dimensions of Wellness: Physical, Emotional, Financial, Occupational, Spiritual, Intellectual, Environmental and Social, as well as exploring the multicultural dimension that enriches our community life. The event will be held at the Gartlan Center, 8119 Holland Road, Alexandria, VA 22306 ( directions) from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. We hope to see you there! Download the flyer in English and Spanish.
Register now - The Good Life - A Vision for Recovery conference Oct. 17 2014

Together on the Pathway to Wellness: The Good Life – A Vision for Recovery

Along with the CSB, the Wellness and Recovery Committee sponsors this day-long conference on Friday, October 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the NVCC Annandale Campus. Have you or someone you care about experienced mental health and/or substance use challenges? Want to learn more about wellness and recovery? Then this event is for YOU! Explore how to: build and grow good relationships, stay healthy and feel good, and have fun! Learn more about the conference and register online, or download the printable flyer. Some scholarships are available. Call 703-980-4641 or email the Conference Coordinators with questions.

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Board of Supervisors appoints new CSB Executive Director

On July 29, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed Tisha Deeghan as the new executive director of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB). Ms. Deeghan comes to us from Michigan, where she has served for 13 years as senior vice president/chief operating officer for Genesee Health System. She will start in her new role September 15. Read more about her in the news release.

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Suicide prevention text hotline launches in Fairfax  

Need help? Send a quick text to 703-940-0888 and a CrisisLink volunteer will respond within minutes. The new crisis text line is a service of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board in partnership with CrisisLink. It is available to anyone in the community, all ages. Learn more on CrisisLink's website or download printable posters to spread the word on this new service.

Project In-Sight

The Northwest Center Community and Friends are pleased to announce the seventh annual Project In-Sight exhibit of art and poetry created by members of the Northwest Center community, including youth and adults receiving CSB services, family members, friends and staff. The exhibit will be available through September 30. Learn more about Project In-Sight.
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Public Comment Requested on Proposed Changes to CSB Fee Policy

The public is asked to review and comment on proposed changes to the CSB's fee policies. Changes include updates to the Board policy, the Ability to Pay Scale, and the Fee Schedule. The proposed changes would take effect no earlier than December 1, 2014. Read the Notice of Public Comment on Proposed Fee Changes to get complete information about the proposed changes, or read a summary of the proposed changes. Written comments will be accepted through 5 p.m. on September 23, 2014, and the final opportunity for in-person comment will be the September 24, 2014 CSB Board meeting.

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Rental Choice VA information session – Thursday, September 25

The CSB is hosting two information sessions on Thursday, September 25, about the CSB’s new pilot program, Rental Choice VA. The program provides individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) or developmental disabilities (DD) who currently live in Medicaid-funded group homes, intermediate care facilities, or nursing facilities, or who live with their parents and receive Medicaid ID or DD Waiver services, an opportunity to move to safe, affordable rental housing they can lease on their own or with a friend. To learn more, come to one of the information sessions, either from 1 to 2:30 p.m. or from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 25 at the Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway Room 324, Fairfax, VA 22035. Individuals and families are invited to attend and should RSVP to Jeannie Cummins.

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Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

24-Hour CSB Emergency Services
Phone: 703-573-5679 | TTY: 703-207-7737

CSB Entry & Referral
Phone: 703-383-8500 | TTY: 711
Contact the CSB by Email

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Tisha Deeghan, Executive Director

CSB Administrative Office
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 836, Fairfax, VA 22035-1100
Phone: 703-324-7000 | Fax: 703-653-6626 | TTY: 711

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