Project Link

The Project Link program is currently being redesigned. Women with substance abuse issues who are pregnant or have recently had a baby should contact CSB Entry & Referral at 703-383-8500, Fairfax Detoxification Center at 703-502-7000, or CSB Emergency Services at 703-573-5679.

One of the CSB's special "front door" services is a small program with a huge mission. Project Link is a State-funded, community-based interagency effort to help pregnant and postpartum women who need services for substance use disorders.

The goals of Project Link are to:

  • Coordinate and enhance existing services to meet the needs of pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children whose lives have been affected by substance abuse.
  • Decrease the incidence of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among women who are pregnant, postpartum, and of childbearing age.
  • Increase early identification, referrals, and follow-up of these women and children.
  • Enhance availability and accessibility of prevention, early intervention, and treatment services.
  • Optimize the healthy growth and development of infants born to Project Link mothers.
  • Increase interagency service collaboration.

Project Link helps provide concrete, real-time help, because every minute counts. Sometimes the help needed is money for transportation to and from appointments. It may be child care, housing, food, health care, maternity clothes, or baby supplies. Many of the women Project Link works with are in jail and must give birth during incarceration.

While coordinating services to help with basic needs, Project Link also seeks to engage women in services to help them stop using alcohol and other drugs that not only harm the women themselves but that can cause such serious and lasting harm to their children.

If you or someone you know is pregnant or has recently delivered a baby and needs help to stop using alcohol or drugs, call the CSB today.

  • During business hours: 703-383-8500, TTY 711
  • Evenings/weekends/holidays (24/7): 703-502-7000, TTY 703-322-9080

In Virginia, pregnant women who need substance abuse services have priority.

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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
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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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