Hotlines & Information

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.

Phone: 2-1-1

Website: https://www.211iowa.org


LifeLongLinks Aging & Disability Resource Center

Provides information and referrals bout a

Phone: 800-532-3213

Website: https://www.iowaaging.gov


AIDS Information Hotline

The AIDS hotline answers questions and provides information about resources related to HIV/AIDS treatment.

Phone: 800-448-0440

Website: https://www.hiv.gov


ISU Answers Line

Information and resources for consumers with home and family questions.

Phone: 800-262-3804

Phone: 800-735-2942 Relay Iowa phone linkage for deaf & hard of hearing individuals


Al-Anon Hotline

Al-Anon helps families and friends of alcoholics cope with the effects of living with a problem drinker. Alateen is the recovery program for young people.

Phone: 1-888-4AL-ANON
Business Office: 757-563-1600

Website: https://al-anon.org

Fax: 757-563-1655


Crisis Intervention Services

Provides comprehensive sexual assault services, violent crime services, prevention programming and emergency housing for victims of domestic abuse, sexual violence and violent crimes for the counties of Appanoose, Davis, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Wapello and Wayne.

207 A Ave E
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Phone: 641-673-0336
Emergency Housing Crisis line: 1-844-673-5499
Sexual Assault Crisis line: 1-800-270-1620

Website: https://www.stopdvsa.org

Email: help@stopdvsa.org


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.

Phone: 800-514-0310

Website: https://www.ada.gov


Infant Care—Text4Baby

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.

Email: info@text4baby.org


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.

Phone: 888-THE-GLNH

Website: https://www.glbthotline.org


Iowa Compass Hotline

Provides information and referrals about disability related services and programs.

Phone: 800-779-2001

Website: http://www.iowacompass.org


Iowa Concern Hotline (24 hr)

Confidential assistance regarding legal, emotional or financial stress.

Phone: 1-800-447-1985

Website: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/iowaconcern/


Iowa Healthy Family Hotline

Provides health information and referrals for pregnancy, immunizations and other family related issues.

Phone: 800-369-2229


Iowa Gambling Treatment Program

Offers the following services to individuals with a gambling addiction: assessment and evaluation, individual or group counseling, transitional housing, distance treatment, financial counseling, financial aid, confidentiality and emergency assistance.

Phone: 800-BETS-OFF

Website: 1800betsoff.org


Central Iowa Crisis Line

Central Iowa Community Services has contracted to provide a Crisis Phone Line for residents living in a 10-county area, including Jasper County. People can call for a variety of reasons including: a major loss, such as the death of a loved one, a divorce or serious illness, or it can be a series of smaller problems that have compounded and become overwhelming. A crisis is any stress or pressure that has become too great for a person to cope with alone. Trained, compassionate telephone counselors are available 24 hours a day, 365. All contacts are confidential.

Toll-Free Crisis Line: 800-332-4224
Online Chat Counseling: https://www.foundation2.org/services/crisis-center/


Lawyer Referral Services Hotline

Call this number to be referred to a local lawyer.

Website: https://www.iowafindalawyer.com


Legal Hotline for Older Iowans (60+)

Phone: 800-532-3213

Website: https://www.iowaaging.gov


Medline Plus

Produced by the National Library of Medicine and offers information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues.

Website: https://www.medlineplus.gov


National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline

Offers general information about mental illness, referrals to local affiliates and support groups and volunteer support.

Phone: 800-950-6264

Website: https://www.nami.org


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.

Phone: 800-622-2255

Website: http://ncadd.org


Mental Health America

Information and literature regarding mental illness is provided to professionals and the general public.

Phone: 800-969-6642

Website: https://www.mhanational.org


National Life Center

Provides 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 guidance as desired.

Phone: 800-848-5683

Website: http://www.nationallifecenter.com


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.

Phone: 800-RUNAWAY 

Website: https://www.1800runaway.org


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Available to any in suicidal crisis or emotional distress providing crisis counseling or mental health referrals.

Phone: 800-273-TALK

Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org


Pregnancy & Postpartum HOPE line

Most pregnant moms and new parents feel sad, worried, anxious and overwhelmed. Our free and confidential HOPE line can connect you with help and resources. Calls returned within 1 business day.

Phone: 844-PMD-HOPE

Website: https://www.pinerest.org/resource/postpartum-depression-anxiety/pine-rest-help-pmad/


Rape, Abuse & Incest National Hotline (RAINN)

RAINN anonymously and automatically connects sexual assault victims with the nearest rape crisis center and counselor who is able to respond to the call.

Phone: 800-656-HOPE

Website: https://www.rainn.org


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA’s) National Helpline

Treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Phone: 800-662-4357

Website: https://www.samhsa.gov


Quitline Iowa

Quitline Iowa is a free program that provides helpful tools, information and support throughout your quit process.

Phone: 800-784-8669

Website: https://www.quitlineiowa.org/


Q Link Wireless

Provides a free smartphone with free monthly calling, unlimited texting, and free data through a special government benefit program called “Lifeline” which is available to eligible low-income consumers.

Phone: 855-Q-Link43

Website: https://qlinkwireless.com

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