Community Services Annual Report 2020
PW Community Services Stakeholder Notification March 2020
PW Community Services Stakeholder Notification March 2020 (Spanish)
COVID-19 Resources (Spanish)
Our Mission Statement
We are committed to improving the wellbeing of residents of Prince William County, the City of Manassas, and the City of Manassas Park who are affected by, or are at-risk of, developmental delays and disabilities, mental illness and/or substance use disorders through the provision and coordination of community-based resources that respect and promote the dignity, rights and full participation of individuals and their families.
Community Services is a public agency providing
mental health, developmental disability,
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.
Community Services provides Emergency Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact us at:
Manassas: (703) 792-7800
Woodbridge: (703) 792-4900
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:
Watch this video to see how Community Services has grown over the years and stories of the lives changed along the way!
The CSB has
implemented service modifications to continue to monitor the evolving concerns
related to COVID-19. As of October 19, 2020, the Same Day ACCESS (SDA) program
will transition back to same day assessment services via telehealth in order to
accommodate to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Individuals will be screened and, if appropriate, will be
scheduled for an assessment on the same day (if capacity has not been reached).
Assessments will be done via telehealth, in person, or by phone depending on
the client need. Once capacity is reached for the day, individuals will need to
call the following day.
Calls for individuals seeking to start services through
Same Day ACCESS will be accepted Monday-Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To schedule a same day access appointment, contact the
ACCESS staff at:
Same Day ACCESS, SDA
DBHDS (Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services) Crisis Counseling Program Warm
Virginia C.O.P.E.S. =
Compassionate, Optimistic, Person-Centered, Empowering, Support
a federal grant to establish a crisis counseling program to respond to the
behavioral health impacts of COVID-19. There are two warm lines available at the number
below that will support those struggling with trauma, grief and distress caused
The warm line number and
(877) 349-6428 Toll Free
9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Monday - Friday
5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Saturday and
Click for more information......
Substance Use Virtual Meetings
virtual meeting is when people around the world, regardless of their location,
use video, audio, and text to link up online. Virtual meetings allow people to
share information and data in real-time without being physically located
together. Please click HERE for a list of resources.
Feeding Taskforce (CFT)
Anyone in the Greater Prince William Region in need of food can call the Feeding Taskforce Helpline Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 703.794.4668. Agents will help callers connect with their nearest food pantry or assist with scheduling a Direct Delivery if they have an emergency food need and have no transportation or can't leave their homes for health reasons. Callers from Manassas Park will be redirected to the Manassas Park Helpline. Callers over 65 will be redirected to ACTS/NVFS HRC to register for Direct Delivery. You can also visit this link to view a map of known distribution sites: https://pwcgov.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=97081f40e1b2480c8167f9e2b8dac339. You can visit the ACTS site and Prince William Food Rescue site for additional assistance and support.
Emergency Housing Assistance Program
The Emergency Housing Assistance Program will be provided to all eligible households who reside in Prince William County and cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 with a one-time or short-term, (no more than three consecutive months payments) of emergency mortgage, rental and utility housing assistance to prevent homelessness. See flyers below for more information.
People Inc. is now offering COVID-19 rental assistance to
residents of Greater Prince William – Manassas City, Manassas Park City or
Prince William County. Please feel free to share the attached information.
Residents interested in learning more can call our toll free Rental Assistance
number at 833-437-0014.
Early Intervention and Telehealth
Visit the VACSB (Virginia Association of Community Services Boards) webpage HERE to view information on Early Intervention Awareness month, which
contains a parent video and magazine article on Telehealth and Early
Early Intervention COVID-19 Letter to Referral Sources 4-30-20
Click HERE to View Letter
Smart Phone Application with Resources
Virginia Department of Social Services has developed a
smartphone application with resources including:
- Help with Food
- How do I find Child Care?
- What if My Job Has Been Affected?
- How Can I get Health Insurance?
- What if I can't Pay My Bills?
- How can I Manage Stress?
- I am worried I have COVID-19
- I Don't Feel Safe at Home
Developmental Disability Individuals and Families
Virtual Independent Housing Information Session Invitation This flyer provides Information on three virtual events about integrated independent
housing options pertinent to individuals that live in group homes. The series will review options including
drop in supports, roommate, live-in aide, and renting shared housing. Deadline
to register is March 10. Each event has a different
focus so it would be beneficial to attend all three.
For information, please visit
Addiction to prescription pain medications, also known as opioids, is a public health emergency in Virginia and a crisis across the nation. Prescription opioid misuse is a significant cause of injury and death in Virginia, accounting for at least 55.5% of all drug/poison deaths in 2014. For many, addiction began with a legal prescription.
For more information, please visit:
Virginia Opioid Helpline:
Residents of Virginia: Do you have concerns about your opioid use or just have some questions about opioids? Call our helpline at 1-877-674-6437. Our staff can offer individualized resources and referrals to treatment in your area. Consultations are completely confidential and provided at no cost.
Due to social isolation and physical distancing created by the COVID-19 response mental health issues, substance use and misuse and the possibility of overdoses are rising. REVIVE! is a 60 minute online presentation in which participants learn about opioids, how to recognize an opioid overdose situation and how to respond accordingly using Naloxone (Narcan). This training is offered free of charge and participants will receive Narcan after completion of the training.
Upcoming trainings: ONLINE trainings are available. Narcan will be mailed to individuals who participate in the trainings. For more information read the January - March 2021 REVIVE Announcement . See below for upcoming trainings. Please select the date you wish to attend below and click on the link to register.
For more information or questions please contact
Gabriella Delbo at 703-792-7737 or Gdelbo@pwcgov.org
There will be walk-in trainings at our Sudley North location on Wednesdays between 8am and 1pm, no appointment necessary, and our Woodbridge location on Tuesdays between 8am and 1pm, by appointment. More........
Below is training information and locations around the Commonwealth of Virginia :
SPAN - Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia - Joining forces 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.
SPAN continues to expand initiatives in the region and communities to prevent suicide and stop the stigma. Check out the video.
The GetOnTrack Program is a coordinated specialty care program for young adults experiencing a first episode of psychosis. For more information call Katanya Goswell at (703) 792-5240. To schedule an appointment, please call (703) 792-7800 in Manassas and (703) 792-4900 in Woodbridge. View Brochure