The Daily Iowegian and Wednesday Ad-Express is a four-day, Tuesday–Friday, daily newspaper published in Centerville, Iowa, and covering Appanoose and Wayne counties in Iowa and Putnam County, Missouri.
201 N 13th St.
Centerville, IA 52544
Drake Public Library
Offers youth reading programs, preschool story time, two computer labs, test proctoring, genealogy research, meeting rooms, youth library, a ‘book nook,’ and online research.
115 Drake Ave.
Centerville, IA 52544
2-1-1 Resources and Referral Hotline
2-1-1 is an easy to remember three-digit phone number that provides information for basic health, human services, or community resources that is free, confidential, and available 24/7. Simply dial 2-1-1 on your phone. Texting hours are Monday–Friday 8am–4:30pm.
Text your Zip Code to 898211
AIDS Information Hotline
The AIDS hotline answers questions and provides information about resources related to HIV/AIDS treatment.
Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Hotline
ADA specialist provide information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, answer specific questions, offer free ADA materials, and assist with filing complaints.
Al-Anon helps family and friends of alcoholics cope with the effects of living with a problem drinker. Alateen is the recovery program for young people.
Central Iowa Crisis Line
Central Iowa Community Services provides a Crisis Phone Line for residents living in a 10-county area, including Appanoose County. Call for a variety of reasons including: a major loss, such as the death of a loved one, a divorce, a serious illness, or a series of smaller problems that have compounded and become overwhelming. Training, compassionate counselors are available 24 hours a day. All contacts are confidential.
Toll Free Crisis Line: 844-258-8858
Text Support: 800-332-4224 (M–F, 9am–3pm)
Online Chat Counseling: https://www.foundation2.org/services/crisis-center/ (M–F, 9am–3pm)
Foundation 2 Crisis Services
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 844-430-8520
Peer Support Line: 844-775-9276
Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
Offers confidential telephone and email peer-counseling to callers of all ages, regarding coming-out issues, relationship concerns, HIV/AIDS, and safer-sex information.
New and expectant moms receive 3 text messages each week that provide education on topics such as birth defects prevention, immunizations, nutrition and mental health. App is also available.
Iowa Brain Injury Information Center (Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa)
1556 S. First Ave., Suite A
Iowa City, IA 52240
Iowa Compass Hotline
Provides information and referrals about disability related services and programs.
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program
Offers the following services: assessment and evaluation, individual/group counseling, transitional housing, distance treatment, financial aid and counseling, confidentiality, and emergency assistance.
Iowa Healthy Family Hotline
Provides health information and referrals for pregnancy, immunizations and other family related issues.
Iowa Insurance Division
Monitor and regulate insurance companies and agents that do business in Iowa. Also have advice for prearranged funeral plans and perpetual care cemeteries.
Phone: 877-955-1212 or 515-281-6348
Iowa Poison Control Center
Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol
Can help offer healthcare fraud concerns and resources for other issues.
Lawyer Referral Services Hotline
Call this number to be referred to a local lawyer.
Life Long Links
Aging and disability resources to maintain independence.
Legal Hotline for Older Iowans (60+)
Produced by the National Library of Medicine and offers information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline
Offers general info about mental illness, referrals to local affiliates and support groups and volunteer support.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hope Line
Offers referrals to local affiliate offices, as well as provides information about alcoholism and drug dependence.
Mental Health America
Information and literature regarding mental illness is provided to professionals and the general public.
National Life Center
Compassionate guidance and counseling to any woman or girl facing pregnancy. Services offered include assistance finding medical, legal or psychological help, shelter, education and adoption guidelines as desired.
National Runaway Switchboard
24-hour crisis line serving teenagers thinking of running away or who have run away and want to return home. Also provides information to adults about how to help someone who may be at risk of running, and to teachers to pass along to students about youth homelessness and life on the streets.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress providing crisis counseling or mental health referrals.
Quitline Iowa is a free program that provides helpful tools, information and support while you quit smoking. Offers phone coaches, eCoach support, My Quit Journey workbook, and assistance choosing quitting aids.
Offers general information about radon and mitigation.
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Hotline (RAINN)
RAINN anonymously and automatically connects sexual assault victims with the nearest rape crisis center and a counselor who is able to respond to the call.
Southern Iowa Mental Health Center
Behavioral health intervention services, mobile crisis team, 23-hour observation unit, crisis stabilization residential services.
1527 Albia Road
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Mobile Crisis Team: 844-430-8520
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline
Treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Veteran’s Crisis Line
Connects veterans in a crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat or text.
Phone: 800-273-8255 or text: 838255