AIDS Information Hotline
The AIDS hotline answers questions and provides information about resources related to HIV/AIDS treatment.
2-1-1 Resources and Referral Hotline
2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember thee-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.
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.
Business Office: 757-563-1600
Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Hotline
ADA specialists provide information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, answer specific questions, offer free ADA materials and assist with filing complaints.
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.
Iowa Compass Hotline
Provides information and referrals about disability related services and programs.
Iowa Healthy Family Hotline
Provides health information and referrals for pregnancy, immunizations and other family related issues.
Iowa Poison Control Center
Central Iowa Crisis Line
Central Iowa Community Services has contracted to provide a Crisis Phone line for residents living in a 10-county area. People can call for a variety of reasons, including: a major loss, such as the death of a loved one, a divorce or a serious illness, or it could 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: 844-258-8858
Online Chat Counseling: https://www.foundation2.org/services/crisis-center/
Text Support: 800-332-4224
Available Monday–Friday, 9am–3pm
Iowa Brain Injury Information Center
Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa
1556 S First Ave., Suite A
Iowa City, IA 52240
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.
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 information 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
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.
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.
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.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline
Treatment referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
Veterans Affairs (VA)
Quitline Iowa is a free program that provides helpful tools, information and support throughout your quit process.
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.
Zero to Three
National non-profit that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.