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Sometimes, we just need a helping hand.
There are many resources available in our community that are waiting for your call.
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SUICIDE / CRISIS

Foundation 2 Crisis Line – 362-2174 (1800-332-4224) - 24 hours

Foundation 2 Mobile Crisis Outreach - 319-247-0030 - 24 hours

Lifeline Suicide Prevention toll free number at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). - 24 hours

Mercy Access Services – 398-6476 - 24 hours

Iowa Warm line 1-800-775-9276 5 pm to 10 pm

Iowa Helpline - 1-855-800-1239

ABORTION RECOVERY

Bridgehaven-319-364-8967 Provides 1:1 or support groups for those looking to find healing from an abortion decision

ADDICTION

Alcoholics Anonymous – 319-365-5955 (There is a Solution meets at Peace Church Thursdays 8 pm

Al-anon – 319-365-5955

Area Substance Abuse Council – 390-4611Offers same-day assessments, but need to call to schedule appointment

Cedar Valley Recovery Services -  319-363-2678

Celebrate Recovery - 319-365-5088

SASC Gambling Treatment Program - 1888-771-6771 24 hour crisis line; local - 319-294-1599

Sedlacek Treatment Center - 319-398-6226

Unity Point St. Luke's Hospital -  (319) 363-4429

Celebrate Recovery at King of Kings Church-319-393-2438 - 12-step recovery program for addiction, do not have to attend the church to be a part of the group

Still Waters Recovery and Wellness-319-350-9444 - Christian substance abuse treatment center offering sliding-fee scale for drug tests, substance abuse counseling, family counseling regarding addiction

 

AIDS/HIV

Linn County Health Department  - 892-6000 – ask for clinic

COUNSELING

Abbe Center – 398-3562

Catholic Charities – 364-7121

Keys To Living - 377-2161

Lutheran Family Service of Iowa – 393-1000

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Waypoint – 363-2093 (800.208.0388) Provides 24/7 support line, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, peer counseling, support groups

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

Job Corp. – 232-8240

Project Start at Kirkwood – 398-4934

FINANCIAL COUNSELING

Horizons – 398-3943

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Click here for a complete listing, by day of the week

Encore Express - Vouchers for Mealtime Meals at 1st Ave HyVee; Nutrition visits with dietician; Call Tim Getty at Heritage Area Agency on Aging - 319-398-7682

GENERAL ASSISTANCE

HACAP / Hawkeye Area Community Action Program – 393-7811

Helping Hands – 366-2651

Salvation Army – 364-9131

United Way of East Central Iowa - 211

GRIEF/BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Cedar Memorial-319-389-2165 Holds grief events and seminars as well as a monthly support group for parents who have lost a child

GriefShare Groups in Cedar Rapids - Biblically-based support group, do not have to attend the church to be a part of the group

Mercy Hospice Support Groups

UnityPoint Hospice

HEALTH CARE

His Hands Free Clinic – 862-2636

Linn Community Care – 730-7300

Community Health Free Clinic – 363-0416

Medical Lending Closet -  362-1929

HOUSING RESOURCES 

Emergency Shelter (One call for all shelters) - 366-7999

Housing Financial Security Plan

IMMIGRATION LEGAL SERVICES

Catholic Charities - Immigration 

LEGAL

Iowa Legal Aid - (319) 364-6108

MENTAL HEALTH

Foundation 2 Crisis Line-319-362-2174 24/7 service where crisis workers can be dispatched to a home or public place to meet with a person or family in crisis

Foundation 2 Suicide Survivors Support Group-319-362-2174 Every other week support group for those who have lost someone to suicide

YourLifeIowa-1-855-581-8111 or yourlifeiowa.org Text, call or chat 24/7 for those experiencing a mental health crisis

Mental Health Access Center-319-398-3562 Services for adults experiencing a mental health or substance misuse crisis, no appointment needed

Keys to Living-319-208-6912 Christian counseling providing individual, marriage and family therapy

House of Hope-319-366-4673 Christian counseling organization

Olson Marriage and Family Therapy-319-368-6493 Provides sliding-scale therapy services for those without insurance

Tanager Place-319-365-9164 Counseling and behavioral programs for children 18 and under

Four Oaks-319-364-0259 Counseling and behavioral programs for children 18 and under

MISCARRIAGE

No Foot Too Small-nofoottoosmall.org Offers supportive emails and four times a year has in-person events in Cedar Rapids

Bridgehaven-319-364-8967 Take Heart program provides 1:1 support for infant loss, miscarriage, or those with a life-limiting pregnancy diagnosis

PREGNANCY

Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support – 364-8967

REFUGEE

Iowa Department of Human Services – Refugee Services - 800-362-2780 

United Way - 211

Linn County Resources

SENIOR ASSISTANCE

Linn County Senior Assistance Program – 892-5770

SEXUAL ABUSE

Waypoint – 363-2093

Riverview Center-24/7 Crisis Line-1-888-557-0310 Cedar Rapids office (open during normal business hours)-319-540-0080 Provides counseling, legal and medical advocacy for survivors of sexual assault

TEEN HELP

Foundation 2 Youth – 362-2174

TOOL LENDING LIBRARY

Matthew 25 Tool Library - 319-362-2214

TRANSPORTATION

380 Express Bus (Cedar Rapids - Iowa City) - 319-362-0375

LIFTS – 892-5170

Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation - Requires Medicare and Medicaid - Call Access2care Transportation at  844-544-1389 - Requires at least 2 days notice

UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (HACAP) – 393-7811

Linn County General Assistance – 892-5850

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - 515-281-3861