Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

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Business hours

  • CSB Entry & Referral – 703-383-8500
  • CSB Billing Office – 703-324-7026
  • Infant & Toddler Connection – 703-246-7121
    TTY 703-324-4495
  • Food, housing, basic needs – 703-222-0880

TTY 711 for all numbers, unless other TTY listed. 

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News and Information

Reach Out. Find Hope.

Northern Virginia CSBs Launch Regional Suicide Prevention Initiative

Our Fairfax-Falls Church CSB and the region's other four community services boards have launched a new website and a coordinated suicide prevention campaign – Reach Out. Find Hope.The effort will be led by the newly formed Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia (SPAN). Read the news release. Acrobat PDF file If you need help, call the regional suicide prevention hotline at 703-527-4077 or text "CONNECT" to 855-11. If you live outside of Northern Virginia, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.

Public comment requested on proposed changes to CSB Fee Policy

Proposed changes to CSB fee-related documents are posted for public review and comment; read a summary of the proposed changes. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m., October 28 and should be addressed to: Ad Hoc Fee Policy Committee, Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 836, Fairfax, VA 22035-1105 or via email to wwwcsb@fairfaxcounty.gov and the final opportunity for in-person comment will be at the October 28 CSB Board meeting. Printed materials are available for review at the same address; if interested, please call 703-324-7000, TTY 711.

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Crisis & Suicide Prevention Textline – New number, same quick response!  

Need help? Just text the word “CONNECT” to the number 855-11 and a PRS CrisisLink crisis worker  will send you a text response within minutes. PRS Crisis Text Connect is a service of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board in partnership with PRS CrisisLink. Learn more on the PRS CrisisLink website. You can also call the hotline at 703-527-4077 to speak with a trained crisis worker. You can also print updated posters to spread the word about the new number.

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Fairfax County launches effort to reduce number of people with mental illness in jails

On August 3, local leaders announced a commitment to set up a basic jail diversion program by January 1, 2016 with the goal of diverting non-violent offenders experiencing mental health crises to treatment instead of incarceration. Read the news release issued after this first meeting of "Diversion First."

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New! Same day, in-person eligibility screening at CSB’s Merrifield Center

Now at the CSB’s Merrifield Center, adults (ages 18 to 65) can walk in and receive, without previous appointment, an in-person screening and assessment for behavioral health care service. (Note: Individuals over age 65, people seeking services for children and youth or anyone wishing to inquire about services for a person with intellectual disability, should continue to call CSB Entry and Referral at 703-383-8500.) In-person screening is offered at Merrifield any time Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The CSB plans to offer walk-in screenings at the CSB Gartlan Center later this summer. Until then, for screenings for services at Gartlan and other CSB sites, please continue to call 703-383-8500.

Sign up now! October 16 – Together on the Pathway to Wellness: Investing in Yourself

The Wellness and Recovery Committee sponsors this day-long conference on Friday, October 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the NVCC Annandale Campus. Have you or someone you care about experienced mental health and/or substance use concerns? 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, register online, or print a conference flyer. Some scholarships are available. Call 703-324-9355 or email the conference coordinator with questions. Along with the Wellness and Recovery Committee, this conference is sponsored by the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, the Northern Virginia Mental Health Foundation, Inc., Pathway Homes, Inc. and PRS, Inc.

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Shaping the future of ID/DD employment and day services

The CSB held a series of community discussions during the spring and conducted a community-wide survey to gather public input to help shape the future direction of CSB employment and day services for individuals with intellectual disability and behavioral health challenges. Learn more about this effort

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Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

24-Hour CSB Emergency Services
Phone: 703-573-5679 | TTY: 711

CSB Entry & Referral
Phone: 703-383-8500 | TTY: 711
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Tisha Deeghan, Executive Director

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

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