Our Mission Statement
We are committed to improving the quality of life for people with or at risk of developing mental disabilities and substance abuse problems and to preventing the occurrences of these conditions. We do this through a system of caring that respects and promotes the dignity, rights, and full participation of individuals and their families. To the maximum extent possible, these services are provided within the community.
In order to provide you with the best information, all requests for clinical services should be made by phone or in person.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering a FREE course for parents of children with brain disorders. April 8 - May 20, 2015, 7 - 9:30pm at the Kelly Leadership Center. More......
Youth Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that helps people who interact with youth to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and/or substance abuse.
Two 8 hour courses are being offered: May 21, 2015 and June 10, 2015. More.....
- The ACTS Helpline, 703-368-4141 is a free service and provides confidential listening and information and referral resources for crisis intervention, suicide, sexual assault, substance and physical abuse; 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
The Trillium Drop-In Center: The Trillium Drop In Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides a stress-free, stigma-free atmosphere for people 18 and over who are mental health consumers. They are located in Prince William County at 13184 Centerpointe Way in Woodbridge. Operating hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday –Saturday, except for some holidays. Visitors can use computers, the art room, TV room, kitchen, game room and conference room. Some food is available during operational hours. All services are free. Donations are accepted. Visit our website for more information, email us at email@example.com or call 703-763-3685. All are welcome.
Student Internship Program
Prince William County Community Services accepts student interns from the following Master’s degree programs:
- George Mason University Counseling program and Social Work program,
- Argosy University Counseling Psychology program,
- Marymount University Counseling program,
- Virginia Commonwealth University Social Work program, and
- George Washington University Social Work program.
Internship opportunities change frequently, and all internships are unpaid. We interview interns at any time during the calendar year, and it is recommended that students apply at least 4-6 months prior to the start of placement. Applicants are expected to participate in at least one interview and to provide references. Other Requirements include the following:
- Potential interns must be second year Master’s students.
- Potential interns must agree to provide 20 hours per week, even if the program permits fewer hours.
- Potential interns must agree to commit to at least nine months.
- Potential Interns are asked to sign a written agreement.
- Interns are required to complete a screening for tuberculosis and a background check. (They are completed at no charge to the intern).
- Interns are required to attend our in-house monthly internship training sessions.
*Translation is available for non-English speaking individuals and callers. Special services are in place for people who communicate through American Sign Language.