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

Access to Recovery

Access to Recovery

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance AbuseHelpline

Free services, based on meeting income criteria, for individuals in recovery from alcohol and substance use disorders. Ages 12 and older.

ADDS

ADDS

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance Abuse

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.

Cradle of Hope

Cradle of Hope

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance AbuseFamily Services & ChildcareHealth CareHelpline

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.

Disability Rights Iowa (DRI)

Disability Rights Iowa (DRI)

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance AbuseLegal Services

A private, non-profit corporation who defend and promote the human and legal rights of Iowans who have disabilities and mental illnesses.

Jefferson County Central Point of Coordination (CPC)

Jefferson County Central Point of Coordination (CPC)

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Funding assistance and referral for mental health, mental retardation, and developmental disability related services.

Optimae Life Services

Optimae Life Services

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Provides health care and human services for individuals with disabilities and mental illness.

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Provides outpatient substance abuse treatment and evaluation services as well as counseling groups.

Southeast Iowa Link (SEIL)

Southeast Iowa Link (SEIL)

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance AbuseHelpline

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.

Touching Our Grief

Touching Our Grief

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance Abuse

A free, confidential, and open to the public educational grief support group organized by a bereavement counselor.

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS)

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS)

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance AbuseFamily Services & ChildcareHelpline

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.