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Services for People Needing Assistance

For complete information, see the Johnson County Services Directory (360.025 Johnson) or visit the Library's Info Desk during regular library hours.

Please note: Services that are "Free" have no eligibility requirements; services that are "Free to those who qualify" may be based on age, income, disability, Medicare, Social Security.

General Assistance

American Red Cross - Eastern Iowa Area
6300 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-393-3500
Website: http://www.redcross.org/local/ia

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program
367 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-5765
Website: http://www.hacap.org

Iowa City Public Library
123 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-5200
Website: http://www.icpl.org

Iowa Department of Human Services
855 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6050 , 866-886-9207
Website: http://www.dhs.iowa.gov

Johnson County General Assistance and Social Services
Health and Human Services Bldg, 855 S Dubuque St, Ste 202B, Iowa City , IA 52240
319-356-6090
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_gen_asst.aspx?id=381

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County
2651 Roberts Rd, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-354-2886
Website: http://www.ncjc.org

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County
2105 Broadway St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-7989
Website: http://www.ncjc.org

Salvation Army
1116 Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-3725
Website: http://www.icsalvationarmy.org

United Way 2-1-1 Service
1-866-469-2211
Website: http://www.211.org

Children And Youth

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Johnson County
3109 Old Hwy 218 S, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-337-2145
Website: http://www.bbbsjc.org

Dental Care for Persons with Disabilities (children and adolescents)
Center for Disabilities and Development, Dentistry, 100 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City , IA 52242
877-686-0031 , 319-353-6711
Website: http://www.uichildrens.org/dentistry/

Family Systems (A Division of Systems Unlimited)
2533 Scott Blvd SE, Iowa City , IA 52240
319-341-9443 , 800-401-3665
Website: http://www.sui.org

Four Oaks Iowa City (A United Way Agency)
1916 Waterfront Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-4523 , 866-293-6326
Website: http://www.fouroaks.org

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program
367 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-5765
Website: http://www.hacap.org

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (Head Start)
318 E. Bloomington, Iowa City, IA 52245
319-339-0632
Website: http://hacap.org

Hillcrest Birch House Adult Group Home
745 Pepper Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-341-9849 , 877-437-6333
Website: http://www.hillcrest-fs.org/

Home Ties Child Care Center
1500 Sycamore st, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-7684
Website: http://www.iowa4cs.com/hometies

Joan Buxton School Children's Aid Fund (applications can be submitted at your local school)
applications reserved, ,
319-688-1000

Juvenile Court Services
855 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6076
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_blank.aspx?id=5147

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County
2651 Roberts Rd, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-354-2886
Website: http://www.ncjc.org

Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County
2105 Broadway St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-7989
Website: http://www.ncjc.org

United Action for Youth
410 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-7518 , 319-358-9406 ext.1
Website: http://www.unitedactionforyouth.org

Youth Law Center
300 Walnut St, Ste 295, Des Moines, IA 50309
800-728-1172 , 515-244-1172

Clothing

Goodwill
2551 Heartland Pl, Coralville, IA 52241
319-248-4729 , 866-466-7881
Website: http://www.goodwillheartland.org/

Goodwill/Goodwill Reboot
445 Hwy 6 East, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-248-4705 , 866-466-7881
Website: http://www.goodwillheartland.org/

Salvation Army
1116 Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-3725
Website: http://www.icsalvationarmy.org

Dental

Dental Care for Persons with Disabilities (children and adolescents)
Center for Disabilities and Development, Dentistry, 100 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City , IA 52242
877-686-0031 , 319-353-6711
Website: http://www.uichildrens.org/dentistry/

Dick Parrot Free Dental Clinic
2440 Towncrest Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-7909
Website: http://freemedicalclinic.org/pages/our-services/dental-services.php

Visiting Nurse Association of Johnson County
1524 Sycamore St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-9686 , 866-862-6877
Website: http://www.vnaic.org/

(persons With) Disabilities

Access 2 Independence
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste B, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-3870 , 866-388-4544
Website: http://access2independence.org/

Arc of Southeast Iowa
2650 Muscatine Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-5017
Website: http://www.thearcjc.org/

Client Assistance Program (CAP)
Iowa Office of Persons with Disabilities, Lucas State Office Building, 2nd Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319
800-652-4298

Community Mental Health Center for Mid-Eastern Iowa
507 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-7884
Website: http://www.communitymentalhealthcenter.org/

Dental Care for Persons with Disabilities (children and adolescents)
Center for Disabilities and Development, Dentistry, 100 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City , IA 52242
877-686-0031 , 319-353-6711
Website: http://www.uichildrens.org/dentistry/

Four Oaks Iowa City (A United Way Agency)
1916 Waterfront Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-4523 , 866-293-6326
Website: http://www.fouroaks.org

Goodwill Employment Services
1410 S 1st Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
866-466-7881
Website: http://goodwillheartland.org/people-services

Hillcrest Birch House Adult Group Home
745 Pepper Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-341-9849 , 877-437-6333
Website: http://www.hillcrest-fs.org/

HomeSafe
2461 10th St, Ste 305, Coralville, IA 52241
319-248-0477
Website: http://www.homesafeia.org/

Iowa City Hospice, Inc.
1025 Wade St, Iowa City, IA 52240
800-897-3052 , 319-351-5665
Website: http://iowacityhospice.org/

Reach for Your Potential
1705 S 1st Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-2983
Website: http://www.reachforyourpotential.org/

SEATS Paratransit (Iowa City Residents ONLY)
4810 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-339-6128
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_seats.aspx?id=581

Systems Unlimited, Inc.
2533 Scott Blvd SE, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-9212 , 800-401-3655
Website: http://www.sui.org

US Social Security Administration
100 6th St, Coralville, IA 52241
866-964-2039 , 800-325-0778
Website: http://www.ssa.gov/

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
1700 1st Ave #25D, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-4766
Website: http://www.ivrs.iowa.gov/

Elder Services

Elder Services, Inc
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste A, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.elderservicesinc.com/

Heritage Area Agency for Aging for Johnson County
Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, PO Box 2068, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
319-398-5559 , 800-332-5934
Website: http://www.kirkwood.edu/site/index.php?d=443

HomeSafe
2461 10th St, Ste 305, Coralville, IA 52241
319-248-0477
Website: http://www.homesafeia.org/

Iowa City Hospice, Inc.
1025 Wade St, Iowa City, IA 52240
800-897-3052 , 319-351-5665
Website: http://iowacityhospice.org/

Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-5220
Website: https://icgov.org/city-government/departments-and-divisions/senior-center?id=1215

Iowa Legal Aid
1700 S 1st Ave, Ste 10, Iowa City, IA 52240
800-532-1275 , 800-992-8161 (age 60+ callers)
Website: http://www.iowalegalaid.org/

Meals on Wheels Program (Elder Services, Inc)
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste A, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.elderservicesinc.com/meals-on-wheels.html

Retired Senior Volunteer Program:RSVP (Elder Services, Inc)
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste A, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.elderservicesinc.com/rsvp.html

SEATS Paratransit (Iowa City Residents ONLY)
4810 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-339-6128
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_seats.aspx?id=581

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
604 Locus St - 4th Floor, Des Moines, IA 50309
800-351-4664 , 800-735-2942
Website: http://www.shiip.state.ia.us

US Social Security Administration
100 6th St, Coralville, IA 52241
866-964-2039 , 800-325-0778
Website: http://www.ssa.gov/

Emergency Services

Crisis Center
1121 Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-0140 , 319-351-2726
Website: http://jccrisiscenter.org/

Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP)
800-373-1043 , 319-351-1043
Website: http://www.dvipiowa.org/

Elder Services, Inc
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste A, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.elderservicesinc.com/

Iowa City Police Department
410 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240
Dial 911 , 319-356-5275
Website: https://icgov.org/city-government/departments-and-divisions/police

Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP)
322 S Linn St, Ste 100 (0279 LSP), Iowa City, IA 52240
800-228-1625 , 319-335-6001
Website: http://rvap.uiowa.edu/

United Action for Youth
410 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-7518 , 319-358-9406 ext.1
Website: http://www.unitedactionforyouth.org

United Way 2-1-1 Service
1-866-469-2211
Website: http://www.211.org

Employment

Goodwill Employment Services
1410 S 1st Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
866-466-7881
Website: http://goodwillheartland.org/people-services

Hillcrest Birch House Adult Group Home
745 Pepper Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-341-9849 , 877-437-6333
Website: http://www.hillcrest-fs.org/

Iowa Workforce Development
1700 S 1st Ave Ste 11B, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-1035
Website: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/region10/iowacity.htm

Kirkwood Pathways for Academic Career Education and Employment (KPACE)
1816 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City , IA 52240
319-784-1518
Website: http://kirkwood.edu/kpace

Proteus, Inc
1548 Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-248-0178
Website: http://www.proteusinc.net/

Reach for Your Potential
1705 S 1st Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-2983
Website: http://www.reachforyourpotential.org/

Shelter House
429 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-0326
Website: http://www.shelterhouseiowa.org/

Systems Unlimited, Inc.
2533 Scott Blvd SE, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-9212 , 800-401-3655
Website: http://www.sui.org

Vocational Rehabilitation Services
1700 1st Ave #25D, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-4766
Website: http://www.ivrs.iowa.gov/

Food

Coralville Ec Pantry
203 1st St, Coralville, IA 52241
319-337-3663
Website: http://cefoodpantry.org

Crisis Center
1121 Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-0140 , 319-351-2726
Website: http://jccrisiscenter.org/

Elderberry Cafe East (Elder Services, Inc)
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church 2301 E Court Street E, Iowa City, IA 52245
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.ederservicesinc.com

Free Lunch Program
1105 S Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-325-0652
Website: http://www.icflp.org

Iowa Department of Human Services
855 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6050 , 866-886-9207
Website: http://www.dhs.iowa.gov

Meals on Wheels Program (Elder Services, Inc)
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste A, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.elderservicesinc.com/meals-on-wheels.html

North Liberty Community Pantry
89 N Jones Blvd, North Liberty, IA
319-626-2711
Website: http://www.northlibertycommunitypantry.org/

Salvation Army
1116 Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-3725
Website: http://www.icsalvationarmy.org

Shelter House
429 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-0326
Website: http://www.shelterhouseiowa.org/

Furniture

Furniture Project
2401 Scott Blvd SE, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-5687
Website: http://www.iowacityrestore.com/#!furniture-project/c1knw

Goodwill
2551 Heartland Pl, Coralville, IA 52241
319-248-4729 , 866-466-7881
Website: http://www.goodwillheartland.org/

Goodwill/Goodwill Reboot
445 Hwy 6 East, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-248-4705 , 866-466-7881
Website: http://www.goodwillheartland.org/

Salvation Army
1116 Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-3725
Website: http://www.icsalvationarmy.org

Housing

Chatham Oaks, Inc.
4515 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-887-2701
Website: http://www.chathamoaks.org/

Four Oaks Iowa City (A United Way Agency)
1916 Waterfront Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-4523 , 866-293-6326
Website: http://www.fouroaks.org

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program
367 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-5765
Website: http://www.hacap.org

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program (Housing Initiative Office)
1700 S. 1st Ave #18, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-2051
Website: http://www.hacap.org

Hillcrest Birch House Adult Group Home
745 Pepper Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-341-9849 , 877-437-6333
Website: http://www.hillcrest-fs.org/

Iowa City Housing Authority
410 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-5400
Website: https://icgov.org/city-government/departments-and-divisions/housing-authority?id=1186

Iowa Finance Authority
2015 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
800-432-7230
Website: http://www.iowafinanceauthority.gov/

Shelter House
429 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-0326
Website: http://www.shelterhouseiowa.org/

Systems Unlimited, Inc.
2533 Scott Blvd SE, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-9212 , 800-401-3655
Website: http://www.sui.org

The Housing Fellowship
322 E 2nd St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-358-9212
Website: http://www.housingfellowship.com/

Legal Services

Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP)
800-373-1043 , 319-351-1043
Website: http://www.dvipiowa.org/

Elder Services, Inc
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste A, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.elderservicesinc.com/

Heritage Area Agency for Aging for Johnson County
Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, PO Box 2068, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
319-398-5559 , 800-332-5934
Website: http://www.kirkwood.edu/site/index.php?d=443

Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center
28 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-5220
Website: https://icgov.org/city-government/departments-and-divisions/senior-center?id=1215

Iowa Legal Aid
1700 S 1st Ave, Ste 10, Iowa City, IA 52240
800-532-1275 , 800-992-8161 (age 60+ callers)
Website: http://www.iowalegalaid.org/

Juvenile Court Services
855 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6076
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_blank.aspx?id=5147

University of Iowa Legal Clinic
388 Boyd Law Building, Iowa City, IA 52242
319-335-9023

Medical Care

Community Mental Health Center for Mid-Eastern Iowa
507 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-7884
Website: http://www.communitymentalhealthcenter.org/

Department of Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic
520 10th Ave, Ste 200, Coralville, IA 52441
319-358-2406 , 319-688-3365
Website: http://www.iowacity.va.gov/locations/CBOC_Coralville_IA.asp

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
601 Hwy 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52242
319-338-0581 , 800-637-0128
Website: http://www.iowacity.va.gov/

Iowa City Free Medical Clinic
2440 Towncrest Dr, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-4459
Website: http://freemedicalclinic.org/

Iowa City Hospice, Inc.
1025 Wade St, Iowa City, IA 52240
800-897-3052 , 319-351-5665
Website: http://iowacityhospice.org/

Iowa Department of Human Services
855 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6050 , 866-886-9207
Website: http://www.dhs.iowa.gov

Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center
Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center, Cedar Rapids Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
866-242-4111 , 319-398-5133
Website: http://www.drugfreeinfo.org

Johnson County Prescription Drug Assistance
877-321-2652 , 319-356-6090
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_health.aspx?id=4485

Johnson County Public Health
Health and Human Services Bldg, 855 S Dubuque St, Ste 217, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6040
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_health.aspx?id=4485

Mercy-On-Call
800-358-2767 , 319-358-2767

Synchrony: Community-based substance abuse and behavioral health services
438 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-4537
Website: http://www.synchronyservices.com/

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-1616
Website: http://www.uihealthcare.org/

Visiting Nurse Association of Johnson County
1524 Sycamore St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-9686 , 866-862-6877
Website: http://www.vnaic.org/

Mental Health Services

Chatham Oaks, Inc.
4515 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-887-2701
Website: http://www.chathamoaks.org/

Johnson County Mental Health and Disability Services
Health and Human Services Bldg, 855 S Dubuque St, Iowa City , IA 52240
319-339-6169
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_mhds.aspx?id=425

Sucessful Living
2406 Towncrest Dr, Iowa City , IA 52240
319-358-6800

Transportation

Bionic Bus (for persons with disabilities)
319-335-7595
Website: http://transportation.uiowa.edu/bionic-bus-passenger-information-guide

Coralville Transit
900 10th St, Coralville, IA 52241
319-248-1790
Website: http://www.coralville.org/80/Transit-Parking

Crisis Center
1121 Gilbert Ct, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-0140 , 319-351-2726
Website: http://jccrisiscenter.org/

Door Through Door Medical Transportation (Elder Services, Inc)
1556 S 1st Ave, Ste A, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-338-0515
Website: http://www.elderservicesinc.com

Iowa City Transit
1200 S Riverside Dr, Iowa City , IA 52246
319-356-5151
Website: http://www.icgov.org/?id=1515

SEATS Paratransit (Iowa City Residents ONLY)
4810 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246
319-339-6128
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_seats.aspx?id=581

University of Iowa CAMBUS (Downtown Depot)
100 WCTC 840 Evashevski Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242
319-335-8633
Website: http://transportation.uiowa.edu/cambus

University of Iowa Transit Services for Persons with Disabilities
319-335-7595
Website: http://transportation.iowa.edu/transit-services-persons-disabilities-bionic-bus

Utilities

Hawkeye Area Community Action Program
367 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-5765
Website: http://www.hacap.org

Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic
520 10th Ave, Ste 200, Coralville, IA 52441
319-358-2406 , 319-688-3365
Website: http://www.iowacity.va.gov/locations/CBOC_Coralville_IA.asp

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
601 Hwy 6 W, Iowa City, IA 52242
319-338-0581 , 800-637-0128
Website: http://www.iowacity.va.gov/

Iowa City Hospice, Inc.
1025 Wade St, Iowa City, IA 52240
800-897-3052 , 319-351-5665
Website: http://iowacityhospice.org/

Iowa Workforce Development
1700 S 1st Ave Ste 11B, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-1035
Website: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/region10/iowacity.htm

Johnson County Veterans Affairs
Health and Human Services Bldg, 855 S Dubuque St, Ste 109C, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-356-6049
Website: http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_vets.aspx?id=115

Shelter House
429 Southgate Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-0326
Website: http://www.shelterhouseiowa.org/

University of Iowa Veterans Center
111 Communications Center, Iowa City, IA 52242
319-384-2020
Website: http://diversity.uiowa.edu/unit/military-and-veteran-student-services

Visiting Nurse Association of Johnson County
1524 Sycamore St, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-9686 , 866-862-6877
Website: http://www.vnaic.org/