Community Resources List
This list includes CSB and other community resources that are available for support and assistance.
Emergencies and Places to Turn
- Mental Health Emergency Services and Mobile Crisis Unit – 703-573-5679
- Fairfax Detox Center – 703-502-7000
- Suicide Prevention – 1-800-273-TALK or text "CONNECT" to 855-11
- Fairfax County Human Services Coordinated Services Planning (CSP) – short-term, emergency help with basic needs, 703-222-0880
- Adult Protective Services – 703-324-7450
- Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources – 703-324-7948, TTY 703-449-1186
- Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous – phone support and meeting information, 703-293-9753 or 1-800-208-8649
- Artemis House – shelter for victims of domestic violence, 703-435-4940
- Capital Area Food Bank Hunger Lifeline – emergency food assistance referral service, 202-639-9770
- Child Protective Services – 703-324-7400
- Committee for Helping Others – help with payment of rent, mortgages, utility bills, medical expenses and other financial needs, as well as a food closet, clothes closet, and transportation assistance, 703-281-7614
- Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline – 703-360-7273
- Food for Others – 703-207-9173
- The Haven – free grief counseling, 703-941-7000
- Virginia Alcoholics Anonymous – 703-293-9753
- Bailey’s Crossroads Shelter – 703-820-7621
- Eleanor Kennedy Shelter – 703-799-0200
- Embry Rucker Shelter – 703-437-1975
Families with minor children should call Coordinated Services Planning (CSP) first (703-222-0880), before contacting shelters. Individual adults may also start the process by first calling CSP to learn about all resources.
Peer-Run Recovery and Drop-In Centers
- SAARA (Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance) – substance abuse peer support, 703-216-8094 or 703-216-7392
Recovery and drop-in centers are places where people with mental illness can stop by to socialize or just hang out in a low stress, low demand environment. See locations of Drop-In Centers in Fairfax County.
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Groups
Community Nonprofit Service Providers
- Catholic Charities – Individual, couples and family counseling for emotional and behavioral obstacles; limited medication services; occasional groups on special topics; various locations, 703-841-2531
- Center for Marriage and Family Services – low-cost, quality mental health services for couples, families and individuals, 703-538-8470
- Fairfax County Human Services Resource Guide
- Jewish Social Services Agency (JSSA) – child, adult and family services; services for Autism Spectrum Disorders; educational and neuropsychological testing and advocacy; parenting programs; couples and collaborative divorce programs, 703-204-9100
- Northern Virginia Family Services – multicultural services, counseling, and family support available on a sliding fee scale (includes Hispanic Committee of Virginia), 571-748-2500
- Pathway Homes – housing and supportive services for adults with serious mental illness and co-occurring disabilities, 703-876-0390
- PRS Inc. – Recovery Academy, employment and mental health supports for persons with mild intellectual disabilities, pervasive developmental disorders and substance use disorders in addition to those living with mental illness, 703-448-3723
- Service Source – employment and day support, 703-354-0900
Support and Advocacy
- Community Health Care Network
- Depression Bipolar Support Alliance – Support groups for persons with mood disorders and their friends and family.
- disAbility Navigator – web resource created by and for people with disabilities and their families
- Dual Recovery Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Northern Virginia – 703-915-2641
- NAMI Family-to-Family – parent support and education program
- National DisAbility Rights Network
- Opportunities, Alternatives & Resources (OAR) of Fairfax – community service opportunities for offenders, 703-246-3033
Some Useful State and Federal Government Links
- Virginia 211 – information on community resources, 211
- Virginia Dept. of Medical Assistance – Medicaid information
- Virginia Dept. for Aging and Rehabilitative Services – employment assistance
- Virginia Dept. of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services – resources for persons with mental illness, substance use disorders, developmental and intellectual disabilitiesm
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – substance use disorder and mental health resources
- National Institute on Drug Abuse – information on substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders
- Federal Government Benefits
Unless otherwise noted, TTY number for all listings is 711.
Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request. For information, call 703-324-7000, TTY 711. Please allow two weeks’ notice to arrange ADA accommodations. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-7000, TTY 711.
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