Jefferson County Community Resource Guide
This resource guide was developed by community residents and elected officials to provide a central location for important community resources. You can filter the guide by “category” or search for an individual resource using the search box on the left.
The guide was developed by local volunteers and a collaboration between Pathfinders RC&D, Jefferson County Supervisors, Jefferson County Mental Health Office, and the Jefferson County Hunger Dialogue.
Resources Found: 17
Free services, based on meeting income criteria, for individuals in recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders. Ages 12 and older.
Outpatient substance abuse treatment, residential substance treatment (Burlington), problem gambling treatment, Drug Free Workplace programming, prevention education, substance abuse screenings, OWI screenings and classes, juvenile diversion, problem gambling crisis intervention. Serves Jefferson County residents.
A free and confidential service that helps people find the local resources they need
Offers free pregnancy testing, prenatal classes, parenting, life skills classes, mentoring, counseling (pregnancy, adoption, and post termination), health and nutrition, home skills, abstinence, and STD education. Earn While You Learn program allows women to earn 'mommy bucks' which can be redeemed for car seats, cribs, diapers, and clothing.
A private, non-profit corporation who defend and promote the human and legal rights of Iowans who have disabilities and mental illnesses.
Funding assistance and referral for mental health, mental retardation, and developmental disability related services.
Provides health care and human services for individuals with disabilities and mental illness.
Provides outpatient substance abuse treatment and evaluation services as well as counseling groups.
The SEIL Region 24 hour crisis line provides immediate help to individuals and families of people in emotional crisis. Trained crisis intervention specialists are available to receive crisis calls 24 hours a day, every day. Staff provides prompt and compassionate crisis intervention, information, referrals for follow-up service, and support to individuals experiencing emotional distress or psychiatric crisis including depression, suicide and loneliness.
Counseling and mental health services for all ages
A free, confidential, and open to the public educational grief support group organized by a bereavement counselor.
Provides emergency shelter, respite, crisis care, & counseling for children birth - 17. YESS works with families dealing with trouble at school, abuse, drug & alcohol use, divorce & families in need of a support system designed to keep children safe & families together.