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


AIDS Information Hotline

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

Phone: 800-448-0440


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


Fax: 757-563-1655

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


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


Iowa Brain Injury Information Center

Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa
1556 S First Ave., Suite A
Iowa City, IA 52240

Phone: 855-444-6443


Iowa Compass Hotline

Provides information and referrals about disability related services and programs.

Phone: 800-779-2001


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


Iowa Healthy Family Hotline

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

Phone: 800-369-2229

Iowa Poison Control Center

Phone: 712-279-3710
Emergency: 800-222-1222


Lawyer Referral Services Hotline

Call this number to be referred to a local lawyer.

Phone: 800-532-1108


Legal Hotline for Older Iowans (60+)

Phone: 800-992-1108


LifeLong Links

Aging and disability resources to maintain independence.

Phone: 866-468-7887


Medline Plus

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.

Phone: 800-950-6264


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


Mental Health America

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

Phone: 800-969-6642


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


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 


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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

Phone: 800-273-TALK


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


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 disorders.

Phone: 800-662-4357


Quitline Iowa

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

Phone: 800-784-8669


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


Veterans Affairs (VA)

Phone: 844-698-2311
Crisis Line: 800-273-8255


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