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Virginia REACH

Providing Crisis Intervention for Children & Adolescents


Easterseals UCP’s Regional Education Assessment Crisis Services Habilitation (REACH) program in Northern Virginia provides services to children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental health and/or behavioral needs.

REACH is designed to meet the crisis support needs of individuals who have a developmental disability and are experiencing crisis events which put them at risk for homelessness, incarceration, hospitalization, and/or danger to self or others. REACH offers an additional layer of support to Emergency Services, the state hospital system, and caregivers who work most closely with individuals with a developmental disability (DD).

The teams provide crisis intervention, training, consultation, and crisis stabilization in conjunction with all of individual’s community-based services.  A top priority is to help the individual remain in his/her home or community placement.  We offer a residential crisis home that provides a therapeutic environment and short-term resources for crisis prevention and stabilization. Any paid or unpaid support in the individual’s life can refer to VA REACH services by calling the regional crisis and referral line.

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For more information, contact:
Liz Salvador, MA
REACH Program Director-Northern Region

Learn more about our REACH program for Adults

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