Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Daryl Washington,
Acting Executive Director

Emergency and crisis services

Emergency and Crisis Services are available for people who have a mental illness, substance use disorder, and/or developmental disability, are in acute distress, and need immediate help.

Services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and include:

  • Walk-in emergency psychiatric services at the Merrifield Center (8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Lower Level, Fairfax), 703-573-5679, TTY 711.
  • Mobile Crisis Units that respond to crises throughout the community, 703-573-5679, TTY 711.
  • Woodburn Place Crisis Care – Crisis stabilization services, an alternative to hospitalization for adults who are experiencing psychiatric crisis. Woodburn Place provides a structured, supportive environment with 24-hour counseling support to help people gain the stability and emotional strength to move into a more independent living arrangement.
  • Fairfax Detoxification Center – Short-term residential program for adults who need help to safely detoxify from the effects of drugs and/or alcohol. Call 703-502-7000, TTY 703-322-9080 (4213 Walney Road, Chantilly).

Additional crisis services for Northern Virginia residents:

Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization of Adults

CSB Emergency Services staff have prepared information for petitioners, family members and concerned others who want to understand the involuntary psychiatric hospitalization process for adults, as well as information about the Mandatory Outpatient Treatment (MOT) program.

What happens when you come to CSB Emergency Services?

Learn who is eligible for CSB Emergency Services, the cost, more about the Mobile Crisis Unit, and other emergency numbers.