Crisis Services


Frederick Co.
Clarke Co.

Page Co.

Shenandoah Co.

Warren Co.


It is the mission of Northwestern Community Services to help people through life's challenges with quality behavioral health services guided by principles of respect, recovery, and self-determination.

It is our vision to:

  • Respect the potential and capacity of each individual for self-direction, healing, and recovery;
  • Provide timely services which are accessible, affordable, and adaptable to individual need;
  • Collaborate and develop with individuals, groups and agencies services that promote community wellness;
  • Use evidence based practices that advance positive outcomes.

National Child Abuse Awareness Month 2016

April Marks Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 1, 2016:  This month, and throughout the year, Northwestern Community Services (NWCS) encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making our communities a better place for children and families.  By ensuring that parents have the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to care for their children, we can help prevent child abuse and neglect. (more...)

National Child Abuse Prevention Month


This program is a multi-disciplinary treatment team providing in-home and community based services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness. The treatment team includes mental health, substance abuse and medical professionals who work collaboratively to provide support to clients who are unable to remain stable in traditional outpatient treatment. All positions will serve clients primarily based in Winchester. More...


Northwestern Community Services is seeking a Psychiatrist to provide outpatient clinical based services in our Shenandoah County Adult Regional Center located in Woodstock, Virginia.  Qualified applicants must possess or have the ability to obtain Board Certification as a psychiatrist and Physician’s License issued by the Virginia Board of Examiners. More...


The Northwestern Community Services Board is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation and reprisal in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other relevant laws or regulations. For additional information on Northwestern Community Services Board’s nondiscrimination policies and procedures or to file a complaint, please visit the website at or contact the agency’s Chief Executive Officer. This agency is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Northwestern Community Services se compromete y afirma que nadie sera excluido en participar o recibir sus servicios, basandose en su raza, color, origen, edad, discapacidad, religion, sexo, situacion familiar, o expuesto a represalias debido a su orientacion sexual, de acuerdo a la Ley de los Derechos Civiles segun el Acta VI del 1964. Para informacion adicional sobre las reglas no discriminatorias de Northwestern Community Services y como formalizar una queja, por favor llamen al Jefe Ejecutivo de la Empresa al 540-636-4250. Esta Agencia tambien provee empleo basandose en La Igualdad de Oportunidades.