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.
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. Serves Jefferson County residents.
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.
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.
Health insurance for uninsured children, no family pays more than $40/month. Qualifications apply.
Hospice care. Serves Jefferson County residents.
Full service hospital for in-patient and out-patient care
Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. This work is achieved by promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting, preventing and responding to infectious diseases.
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. Serves Jefferson County residents.
Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. Serves Jefferson County residents.
Walk-in clinic with nurse practitioner, also telemedicine
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. Serves Jefferson County residents.