Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Emergency - 703-573-5679 Detox - 703-502-7000 (24/7)

TTY 711

8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Daryl Washington,
Executive Director

Detoxification services

703-502-7000 (available 24/7)

Fairfax Detoxification Center

The Fairfax Detoxification Center is a short-term residential program for adults who need help to safely detoxify from the effects of drugs and/or alcohol. Length of stay depends upon the individual’s condition and ability to stabilize. The center provides:

  • Clinically managed (social) and medical detoxification;
  • Buprenorphine detoxification;
  • Daily acupuncture (acudetox);
  • Health, wellness, and engagement services;
  • Assessment for treatment services;
  • HIV/HCV/TB education;
  • Universal precautions education;
  • Case management services;
  • Referral services for follow-up and appropriate care; and
  • An introduction to the 12-Step recovery process.

The residential setting is monitored continuously for safety by trained staff. The environment is designed to promote rest, reassurance and recovery.

Diversion to Detox

A mobile team of CSB staff which responds to police and community requests to intervene at the scene of a potential arrest to refer the individual instead to detoxification services. Available from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily. Call 703-502-7000, TTY 703-322-9080 or find out more about eligibility for Detox Diversion).


Outpatient Detox

Individuals in need of detoxification who have a safe living environment, transportation and who meet medical criteria may receive outpatient detoxification services at the Merrifield Center.