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Community Services

​​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.

Community Services is a public agency providing  mental health, intellectual disability, substance abuse, emergency services and early intervention programs for residents of Prince William County and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. Many services are covered by Medicaid and Medicare, depending on family size and income. Please contact us if you would like more information on our services.

Community Services provides Emergency Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Contact us at:

Manassas:                 (703) 792-7800

Woodbridge:              (703) 792-4900

Click HERE for locations, directions and additional information  

In order to provide you with the best information, all requests for clinical services should be made

by phone or in person.

For non-urgent, non-clinical requests or questions:


SPAN - Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia -  Joining forces in the effort to prevent suicide in Northern Virginia, the region's five community services boards (CSBs) have launched a new website and a coordinated suicide prevention campaign - Reach Out. Find Hope. - led by the newly formed Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia (SPAN).  Click on the links below to view the press release and enter the new website.

Regional Suicide Prevention Alliance Press Release




GetOnTrack Program is a coordinated specialty care program for young adults experiencing first episode of psychosis. For more information please call DeAnne Mullins at (703) 842-2301 or Lisa Madron at (703) 792-7877.



snowflake.jpgThe 15th Annual Horticultural Therapy Program Winter Craft Sale will be held on November 10, 12, and 17. Please click HERE for more information.......Also, beautiful fresh centerpieces can be ordered through December 1 for December 15 - 17 delivery. Please click HERE for the Order Form.


public meetings.jpgPublic Meetings to Redesign the Individual and Family Support Program (IFSO) -  The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services have determined it would be in the best interests of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families to redesign the IFSP. VDBHDS will be traveling throughout Virginia to raise awareness, gain feedback on how these programs should function, and develop a list of people who are interested in being a part of one of the councils. Click HERE to see the meeting locations and dates. 



Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) News Coverage

CIT Pin.pngAndrea Shea of Community Services  spoke with Fox 5 in a segment about our Crisis Intervention Team police officer training for de-escalating citizens with mental illness and intellectual disability. You can view the segment by clicking on the link below.


 County Receives Additional Funding to Serve Seriously Mentally Ill

Prince William County Community Services has offered an Intensive Community Treatment, or ICT, program for the seriously mentally ill since 2008. The program is currently funded to help and treat 48 people. Another 26 are on the waiting list for services. The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently voted to accept $850,000 from the Virginia Department of Health and Developmental Services to expand coverage for the mentally ill under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). According to its website, the administration “leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.”...Click below for the full article:

CSB joins Governor's 100 Day Integrated Housing Challenge:

  • On June 19, Governor McAuliffe announced a 100-day challenge to kick off the Commonwealth's Housing and Supportive Services (HSS) initiative to increase integrated, independent housing options for people with an intellectual or developmental disability in the Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads and Richmond regions. With the help of HSS, teams from the three regions involved in the challenge are developing a set of goals that they can reach within the 100 days of the challenge. PWC Community Services is part of the Northern Virginia regional team that seeks to identify individuals who want to live in their own homes, and to expand community-based independent and integrated housing opportunities and supportive services for people with disabilities. Stay tuned for announcements about information sessions and efforts to identify individuals in the target population who want integrated housing. For more information, visit HSS' Northern Virginia page and HSS' main page.

Watch a heartwarming video about our Early Intervention Program and meet Charlie! 
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Additional Resources 

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 contact@ or call 703-763-3685. All are welcome.

Private Providers

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.

 If interested, please send a resume to Karen Raymond at

*Translation is available for non-English speaking individuals and callers. Special services are in place for people who communicate through American Sign Language.


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