Regional Education Assessment Service Habilitation

Service Areas

  • Arlington County

  • Fairfax County

  • Loudoun County

  • Prince William County

  • City of Alexandria

  • City of Fairfax

  • City of Falls Church 

  • City of Manassas

  • City of Manassas Park 


REACH collaborates with CSBs, CSA agencies, and other professionals so that every child and family served may benefit from coordinated care and a team approach. The collaboration process is further enhanced through community outreach, awareness campaigns, and training so that every locality may improve its ability to prevent crises and provide a successful response.


CR2 REACH is provided at no cost to families. It is funded through both DBHDS grants and Medicaid.*
*Families with commercial insurance may be required, by their insurer, to provide a copay for psychiatric assessment and medication services.


The individual must have an Intellectual or Development Disability diagnosis as well as meet at least one of the following criteria:
1. Is experiencing marked reduction in psychiatric, adaptive, or behavioral functioning;
2. Is experiencing extreme increase in emotional distress;
3. Needs continuous intervention to maintain stability; 
4. Is causing harm to self or others.

The individual must be at risk of at least one of the following:
1. Psychiatric hospitalization;
2. Emergency ICF/MR placement;
3. Immediate threat of loss of a community service due to a severe situational reaction (e.g., change in schedule/staff/medication); or
4. Causing harm to self or others.


Provided at no cost to families*
*Families with commercial insurance may be required, by their insurer, to provide a copay for psychiatric assessment and medication services.

  • Rapid mobile response (age 17 & younger)

  • Prevents hospitalization and removal from home

  • 24-Hour intervention

  • Provide family support and education

  • Screening and triage

  • Clinical assessments – including lethality

  • Psychiatric assessment and services

  • Medication prescription

  • Bi-lingual counselors

  • Case management

  • Safety planning

  • 30-Day post discharge support

  • Care coordination with community resources and professionals

  • Works side by side with Emergency Services during evaluation if hospitalization may be needed.

Benefit of CR2’s Public/Private Partnership

  • All eligible children served regardless of insurance or legal status

  • Phone support

  • Licensed and master’s-level crisis counselors

  • 48-hour psychiatric assessment

  • Bilingual counselors

  • Family support

  • Care coordination and support services

  • Service and support after discharge

  • Crisis intervention training

  • Collaboration with agencies

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