Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

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Emergency (Answered 24/7)

  • CSB Emergency Services – 703-573-5679
  • Suicide prevention hotline – 703-527-4077
    Text 703-940-0888
  • Fairfax Detoxification Center – 703-502-7000
    TTY 703-322-9080
  • If immediately life-threatening, call 911.



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. 

Visit our Locations page for more information about CSB locations.

News and Information

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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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Community Services Board wins funding for innovative health care initiatives

The federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded the Fairfax - Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) $400,000 annually for four years to integrate primary and behavioral health care services for local residents who have serious mental illness.The grant will fund a contracted peer recovery health coaching team to support wellness and health promotion activities, integrated treatment teams including care management, and outreach to help engage highest risk populations in integrated services and supports.Learn more about the initiative.

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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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Governor's Access Plan

A new program in Virginia, the Governor’s Access Plan (GAP) for the Seriously Mentally Ill, provides physical and behavioral health services for 20,000 low-income Virginians who are currently uninsured and have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness, such as major depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Learn more about GAP and how to access a screening.

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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
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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