Assistance for adults with mental health and/or substance abuse problems. Bilingual staff are available and all services are strictly confidential. Services include:
The purpose of the Clarendon House program is to maximize the community integration of adults with serious mental illness by promoting independent living and assisting with housing, employment and the reduction of psychiatric hospitalizations.
Services include case management, medication administration and monitoring and a psychosocial rehabilitation day program, including independent living and interpersonal skills training, social and recreational activities, peer outreach, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, family support and education, and vocational and educational opportunities.
Comprehensive, community-based mental health services for adults with mental illness to help them achieve maximum level of functioning, minimize symptoms, reduce frequency of hospitalizations and enhance their recovery.
Services include: intake and assessment, case management, crisis intervention, psychotherapy and psychoeducation, and residential support. Specialized services are available for persons with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders and for young adults transitioning to the adult mental health system.
State funds targeted to help individuals with serious mental illness leave state psychiatric hospitals and return to the community. Community placements range from highly-specialized group homes to intensive supported living settings. Additionally, the program focuses on state hospital diversion which involves using state funds to purchase private beds at local psychiatric hospitals to divert individuals from state hospitals. This diversion component can also provide limited, short-term financial assistance to those requiring extra resources in order to be discharged.
Comprehensive assessments and discharge planning for individuals currently in state psychiatric hospitals ready for community placement in Arlington. Services ensure access to community mental health and dual diagnosis programs and helps determine the type and intensity of aftercare services necessary.
Assists clients with mental illnesses in obtaining and maintaining employment. Supported employment
services include work preparation training, vocational assessments, job development, job placement and training and follow-along support.
Provides assessments, case management and linkages for adults with serious mental illness and/or substance abuse problems who are homeless to appropriate services and housing resources. Individuals who are homeless may receive services at local shelters and through street outreach.
Intensive case management and assessment services for individuals with serious mental illness experiencing difficulties in the criminal justice system. Services include case management and linkages to health services, medical and other critical needs.
Provides intensive, comprehensive and community-based services to adults with serious mental illness. A multi-disciplinary team provides outreach, intensive case management, in-home supportive skills training, substance abuse assessment and treatment, psychiatric assessments, medication administration and monitoring, employment assistance, crisis intervention, supportive counseling, family support and collaboration and linkages to community services.
Psychiatric services are available to clients who are receiving services through the Community Services Board. Staff consist of a multi-disciplinary team including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, public health nurses, pharmacy staff, and administrative staff. Laboratory services are also available.
Psychiatrists and nurse practitioners can 1) conduct a thorough psychiatric evaluation to better understand your needs; 2) assist with treatment planning and determine the need for additional supports; 3) evaluate the need for psychotropic medication; 4) review your medical conditions and coordinate with medical providers and your case manager to ensure your care is optimal.
Nursing staff are also available to assist with advise the team on medical questions and concerns, make health assessments, take vital signs, assist with medication-related issues, and educate you about your medical care.
A continuum of residential and related supportive services for adults with serious mental illness to promote successful community living.
Services include group homes, assisted living facilities, residential crisis stabilization services, intensive supported living services, transitional housing persons who are homeless and a permanent-supported independent housing program.
Assessment and short-term, intensive case management, medical support and counseling services to seriously mentally ill adults not yet linked to the long-term Behavioral Health Care Division services. This service reaches out to those not yet connected to the system. The goal is to help them receive services in a timely way.
Clients must have a mental health and/or substance abuse problem and be ONE of the following:
All individuals reporting a mental health and/or substance problem will be screened for services.
Sliding fee based on income.
Clients with insurance are billed accordingly.
Call 703-228-4864 or apply in person at:
1725 N. George Mason Dr.
Arlington, VA 22205
Department of Human Services
Behavioral Healthcare Division
1725 N. George Mason Dr.
Arlington, VA 22205
TTY: 703-228-4612 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. / 703-228-4256 for 24-hour emergency
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.