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: 20

Birthright of Burlington

Birthright of Burlington

Family Services & ChildcareHealth Care

Pregnancy services and testing. Free and confidential. Resources and referrals for pregnant & maternal moms.

Child Health Specialty Clinics

Child Health Specialty Clinics

Family Services & ChildcareHealth Care

Iowa's Title V program for children with special health care needs. Services are provided to children and youth, birth through 21, who have a chronic condition (physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional) or who have an increased risk for a chronic condition and a need for special services.

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.

DHS, Iowa Department of Human Services

DHS, Iowa Department of Human Services

Family Services & ChildcareFood/Clothing/FinancialHealth Care

Economic Programs: FIP (Family Investment Program), food assistance, medical assistance (Medicaid). Referrals/funding for service programs including: foster care, shelter care, institutional care, adoption, independent living, day care, and child abuse assessments.

Healthy and Well Kinds in Iowa (HAWK-I)

Healthy and Well Kinds in Iowa (HAWK-I)

Health Care

Health insurance for uninsured children, no family pays more than $40/month. Qualifications apply.

Helping Hands Loan Closet

Helping Hands Loan Closet

Health Care

Offers a free lending library of medical rehabilitation and home hospice equipment. Supplies available include walkers and baskets for them, wheelchairs, hospital beds, lift chairs, bedpans, crutches, etc. on a first come, first service basis. They also give away adult diapers. A project of the First Christian Church.

Hospice Compassus

Hospice Compassus

Health Care

Hospice and home health care

Jefferson County Health Center

Jefferson County Health Center

Health Care

Full service hospital for in-patient and out-patient care

Jefferson County Public Health

Jefferson County Public Health

Health Care

Home care services, immunizations, children, adult, senior health care services

Milestones Area Agency on Aging

Milestones Area Agency on Aging

Food/Clothing/FinancialHealth Care

Provides funding for community-based services that enable seniors 60 years and older to remain in their own home and community for as long as possible. Offers support services to family caregivers.

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (Iowa City Health Clinic)

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland (Iowa City Health Clinic)

Health Care

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

Prompt Care

Prompt Care

Health Care

Walk-in clinic with nurse practitioner, also telemedicine

River Hills Community Health Center

River Hills Community Health Center

Health Care

River Hills Community Health Center (RHCHC) provides comprehensive Family Practice, Pediatrics, Women's Health & Family Planning, Behavioral Health, and General Dentistry services throughout Southeastern Iowa. Some services have a sliding scale for payment.