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Peer Recovery Specialists


Contact a free peer support specialist

Reach one of our certified Peers by calling or texting:



The Peer Warm Line is available:

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Contactare Español con Alex de Lunes a Viernes 9am - 4pm al 571-436-1846.⁠

what do peer recovery specialists do?

Lots!  We like to think of them as the ultimate community care providers meeting people and families where they are, They are compassionate mentors, attentive listeners, warm huggers and all around good humans. 

Services are individualized and mutually agreed upon with program members. Peer Recovery Specialists are the backbone of our Revive to Thrive Program providing much needed personal support and linkage to resources. 

Services include:

  • Peer Recovery Coaching & Recovery Planning

  • Resource navigation - warm handoffs and referrals to other appropriate resources, conducted bypeer specialists

  • Relapse prevention and recovery support 

  • Follow up care - check-ins with a peer specialist

  • Transportation to appointments and services if qualified.

  • Substance Use Disorder or Mental Health treatment referrals with warm handoffs and enrollment support

  • Health insurance navigation/ to Medicaid, ACA, SSI

  • SNAP or food pantry resources

  • Housing aid: funding for a nonrefundable move-in fee and first two weeks rent in a recovery

    residence, for those who qualify. Resources to other organizations that provide housing


  • Employment/transportation: assistance in job search, resume building, transportation services,

    and resources

  • Legal identification documents: (Driver license, SS card, Birth Certificate)

  • Restoration of Rights

comprehensive harm reduction


Find our CHR Mobile Van around Northern Virginia with peer support, free naloxone, and more harm reduction services.



Visit our RCC in Fairfax to connect with a Peer Recovery Specialist, attend groups, family support & more!

Get Nalaxone


Request a FREE naloxone/narcan opioid overdose reversal kit and watch our naloxone overdose reversal training video online.

recovery housing

home keys

The CAF offers housing grants to individuals in need due to prior substance use. Learn how to apply.

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