Merrifield Center - now open!

Artist rendering of exterior of Merrifield CenterThe Fairfax - Falls Church Community Services Board’s new "Merrifield Center," located at 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, Virginia 22031 – just off Arlington Boulevard at the corner of Willow Oaks and Williams Drive – is now open for business. The new building includes all programs previously offered at the Woodburn Center in Annandale. Many other services for youth and adults have also relocated to the new facility, including the CSB programs formerly located on Democracy Lane (Fairfax), Jermantown Road (Fairfax) and Park Place (Falls Church).

The CSB’s 24/7 emergency services, mobile crisis team, and entry/referral/assessment services have moved to the building. Outpatient services and supports, intensive case management, psychiatric services, medication management, community-based supports for individuals with intellectual disability, and wellness and health promotion services are now being provided at Merrifield. The center will also have peer support services, a primary health care clinic, a pharmacy, and other services to promote and sustain recovery. The CSB's Crisis Care program on Woodburn Road will not be moving to Merrifield. [See the directory of services located at Merrifield Center.]

CSB service recipients provided input into the building design, which is intended to promote wellness, recovery and health management in a secured yet welcoming environment. The co-location and integration of various services enables us to better serve individuals who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

The centrally located facility will offer community-based services and supports to prevent crises and help people with behavioral health challenges integrate successfully into the community. The building itself is designed to integrate successfully and beautifully with its physical surroundings

This project has been part of the county’s capital building plan for years. It is made possible through bond funding, a land exchange with Inova Fairfax Hospital, and lease savings as CSB programs move out of leased facilities into the new county-owned building.

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