Recovery & Peer Support

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

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Merrifield Peer Resource Center

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The Merrifield Peer Resource Center (PRC) at the CSB's Merrifield Center is a living example of Hope, Recovery, and Wellness.

The Center is a free resource for adults recovering from with mental health, addiction, and co-occurring disorders. Certified Peer Specialists (CPSs) and volunteers share their lived experiences with similar challenges in an open, nonjudgmental atmosphere of support and encouragement through:

  • Individual peer support (available in English and American Sign Language). CPSs are ready to help you:
    • Create job-winning resumes, cover letters, and provide individual employment support
    • Apply food stamps, general relief, SSI/SSDI
    • Navigate the CSB service system online
    • Develop advance directives, which allow you to plan for health care decisions – mental and physical – when you are unable to make those decisions for yourself
    • Find housing, communicate with health providers, and recommend helpful community resources
  • Group peer support is available through:
    • Tranquil Voices – general peer support group open to all
    • Wellness Recovery Action Plans (WRAP)
    • “Conversations at 2” – women's peer support group
    • DBSA – Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance group
    • Meditation and mindfulness classes
    • Honestidad y Recuperación – Spanish-speaking support group
    • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings
    • Creative Arts group

Additional services include:

  • Computer/internet access
  • Online, self-paced training on Microsoft Office programs
  • Assistance applying for reduced fare cards for Metro
  • Help with debt management and accessing credit reports
  • Social activities, camaraderie and fun!

Check out the Center’s calendar of activities.

Stop by the Center today and connect with others through groups, activities, and one-on-one peer support.

Hours of Operation

  • Mondays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Fridays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.