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: 13

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.

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.

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.

VA Home Front

VA Home Front

Food/Clothing/FinancialHelplineHousing AssistanceVeteran Services

Connecting homeless and at-risk veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services and other required supports.

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.