Community Resources List

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

Emergencies and Places to Turn

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 and Drop-In 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 Drop-In Centers in Fairfax County.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Groups

Community Nonprofit Service Providers

  • The Brain Foundation – affordable housing for people with serious brain diseases
  • Catholic Charities – 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) – 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 – assistance with food, clothing, hot showers, job counseling, transportation and housing, 703-691-3178
  • Northern Virginia Family Service - Multicultural Center – 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 disorders 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 – mental health counseling, support and education, 703-281-2657,

Support and Advocacy

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.

Visit the Human Resources Guide for complete information on resources available in the community.

See our Autism Resource List.

Printable Community Resource List

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This information is also available in Spanish. Acrobat PDF file

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