Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 836
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Lucy Caldwell,
Communications Director

Community Resources List

This list includes CSB and other community resources that are available for support and assistance.

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This information is also available in Spanish.

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Emergencies and Places to Turn

  • CSB Mental Health Emergency Services and Mobile Crisis Unit703-573-5679
  • Fairfax Detox Center703-502-7000
  • Suicide Prevention1-800-273-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 Services703-324-7450
  • Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources703-324-7948, TTY 703-449-1186
  • Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous (http://www.nvintergroup.org) – 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 Services703-324-7400
  • Committee for Helping Others (http://cho-va.com/wordpress/) – 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
  • Cornerstones (http://www.cornerstonesva.org/) – help with food, shelter, affordable housing, and quality childcare, 571-323-9555
  • Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline703-360-7273
  • Food for Others (http://www.foodforothers.org/) – 703-207-9173
  • Haven (http://www.havenofnova.org/) – free grief counseling, 703-941-7000
  • Koinonia (http://www.koinoniacares.org/) – emergency relief services within Lee District, 703-971-1991
  • New Hope Housing – emergency shelter and housing, plus education, employment, debt reduction, 703-799-2293
  • United Community Ministries – comprehensive social services in the Mount Vernon area, 703-768-7106
  • Western Fairfax Christian Ministries – emergency relief services, mentoring, financial literacy for people in Western Fairfax County, 703-988-9656

Homeless Shelters

Comprehensive information on all Fairfax County shelters

  • 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 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 Peer-Run Recovery Centers in Fairfax County.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Groups

Community Nonprofit Service Providers

  • The Brain Foundation (http://www.brain-foundation.org/) – affordable housing for people with serious brain diseases
  • Catholic Charities (http://www.ccda.net/) – 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, http://www.jssa.org/) – 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
  • The Lamb Center (http://www.thelambcenter.org/) – assistance with food, clothing, hot showers, job counseling, transportation and housing, 703-691-3178
  • Northern Virginia Family Service - Multicultural Center (http://nvfs.org/) – 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 disabilities and substance use disorders in addition to those living with mental illness, 703-448-3723
  • ServiceSource – employment and day support, 703-354-0900
  • SkillSource – job training and placement, 703-752-1606
  • The Women’s Center (http://thewomenscenter.org/) – mental health counseling, support and education, 703-281-2657,

Support and Advocacy

  • Al-Anon/Alateen (http://alanonva.com/)
  • Community Health Care Network
  • Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (http://dbsanova.org/) – Support groups for persons with mood disorders and their friends and family.
  • disAbility Navigator (http://www.disabilitynavigator.org/) – web resource created by and for people with disabilities and their families
  • Dual Recovery Anonymous (http://www.draonline.org/)
  • Narcotics Anonymous (http://www.na.org/)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Northern Virginia (http://www.nami-northernvirginia.org) – 703-915-2641
  • NAMI Family-to-Family (http://www.nami-northernvirginia.org/families-and-friends.html) – parent support and education program
  • National DisAbility Rights Network (http://www.ndrn.org/)
  • Opportunities, Alternatives & Resources (OAR) of Fairfax (http://www.oarfairfax.org/) – community service opportunities for offenders, 703-246-3033

Some Useful State and Federal Government Links

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.