Address:6300 Rockwell Dr NECedar Rapids, IA 52402(12 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: ARMED FORCES EMERGENCY SERVICES: Assists active military personnel, their families and dependents in times of crisis or other family emergency situations Provides 24 hour communication between immediate family and military personnel for emergency situations and provides problem solving assistance for military and their families
BABYSITTER'S TRAINING COURSE a program for youth ages 11 to 15 years old the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Combining video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience, Babysitter's Training teaches youth how to:
* Respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care
* Make decisions under pressure
* Communicate with parents to learn household rules
* Recognize safety and hygiene issues
* Manage young children
* Feed, diaper and care for infants
* Start their babysitting business
COMMUNITY TELEPHONE SERVICES and UNITED WAY 2-1-1: Free counseling, information, and referral services to callers 24 hour telephone service to provide information and referral regarding community resources to those needing services Data base for multiple counties is maintained on a regular basis. www.211Iowa.com
CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT (CISM): A program made up of dedicated, caring, and specially trained professionals who provide a comprehensive organized approach for the redirection and control of the harmful aspects of stress caused by a traumatic or critical incident such as: on the job injury or death, suicide, robbery, injury or death of child, fire, bomb threat, etc Services are provided to emergency services personnel
DISASTER SERVICES: Provides assistance to individuals and families affected by a natural disaster; sheltering, feeding, physical and mental health services are provided to those seeking refuge from a fire, hurricane or flood - or in the wake of a tornado, earthquake, or hazardous materials incident
HEALTH AND SAFETY: Offers classes and services include: First Aid, Adult, Child and Infant CPR, Babysitting, Pet First Aid, Universal Precautions, Lifeguarding, Water Safety and the annual Learn to Swim Program Tailored a program to meet the certification needs of all Childcare facilities Provide First Aid Stations for selected activities throughout Des Moines and the surrounding areas Facilitates the sale of and provide training for Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
HEALTH EDUCATION: Provides educational talks and demonstrations on: HIV/AIDS, Your Heart Matters, Workplace Violence Awareness, Protect Your Back, Ergonomics, Managing Stress, Avian Flu 101, HIV/AIDS, and Slips Trips and Falls
INTERNATIONAL SERVICES: Includes the International Tracing and Restoring Family Links Program, as well as education on Humanity in the Midst of War (Geneva Conventions)
PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Speakers are available to tell you about the programs and services of local chapter Accepts volunteers
SAFE AND WELL: Provides a resource for persons looking for loved ones during a disaster. Contact the American Red Cross Response Center with any questions https://safeandwell.communityos.org
VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Department coordinates the many aspects of volunteer development, including recruitment, interviewing, placement, orientation and training
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Disaster Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Address:701 Center Point Rd NECedar Rapids, IA 52402(12 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: EARN WHILE YOU LEARN PROGRAM: Pregnant and parenting clients take empowering classes in key areas such as family relationships, career skills, emotional health, physical health, financial stability, and spirituality. Classes are designed to help clients grow personally and move toward independence. By attending class, clients earn weekly assistance of basic needs items like food, clothing, diapers, and formula. They also earn yearly benefits of holiday food boxes and Christmas gifts for their children by attending class 60% of the year
PARENTING SKILLS CLASS: Family relationships classes are part of Bridgehaven's Earn While You Learn Program Classes include parenting from before birth with prenatal classes, baby care, school age children, and parenting teens .Every week when clients attend class, they earn help with food, diapers, and formula Clients also earn holiday food boxes and Christmas gifts by consistent attendance over the year
POST-ABORTION RECOVERY: Trained facilitators guide women through a 10-week faith-based recovery study that provides support and grief resolution for women who have had an abortion Confidential group process or in a one-on-one setting for women
PREGNANCY SERVICES: Provides free pregnancy testing and ultrasounds for pregnancy confirmation and dating options, discussion with client advocate;; post-abortion counseling and support; community referrals
SEX EDUCATION PROGRAM: Includes a peer-to-peer mentoring program involving students high school and college students who speak to the risks and consequences of sexual activity and the benefits of sexual integrity; and customized presentations to community and faith based groups
SEXUAL INTEGRITY PROGRAMS: Interactive large and small group presentations, workshops, and panel discussions providing age-appropriate, factual, and medically-accurate information to public and private schools, parent groups, and community groups.
SUPPORT GROUP: Support Groups for at-risk pregnant and/or parenting students
TREASURES RESALE SHOP: Open to the public this is a store carrying household items, clothing, toys, seasonal decorations, baby items, and various other items at inexpensive prices All proceeds go to Brudgehaven. Open Saturdays 10 am-2 pm
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Persons are needed for various volunteer opportunities such as mentoring and educating youth and young adults about sexual integrity, client advocacy for women facing unplanned pregnancies, teaching life skills classes, assisting clients with material assistance, serving in childcare, administrative support, building maintenance, and working at Treasurer's resale shop
Hours: Mon, Thu 10 am-7 pm,Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am-5 pm, Treasures Resale Shop Sat 10 am- 2 pm
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Address:425 Lafayette StWaterloo, IA 50703(43 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: AQUAROBICS: Adapted Aquatics for persons with disabilities.
QUALITY TIME: Provides parenting education and peer support for parents with children of all ages A meal is provided Topics include self-esteem. personal health and wellness, family relationships, communication skills, decision-making and time management.
HEALTHY CHOICES/HEALTHY FAMILIES: Get ideas for quick healthy meals,smart snack ideas, dealing with picky eaters and how to make food dollars stretch.
KIDS BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL: Provides before and after school care at :
Blackhawk, Cunningham, Irving, Kingsley, Kittrell, Lincoln, Lou, Henry, Lowell and McKinstry Schools in Waterloo
LAS CHICAS: A program for Latino girls ages8-18. Participate in a variety of activities from goal setting, service activities, recreational, educational to cultural awareness activities
LATINO MOMS: Provides an opportunity for moms of Hispanic descent to meet and socialize English lessons are available.
LATINO SERVICES: Services provided by bilingual staff to address needs of Latino families. Includes translation, interpretation, referrals, and job assistance services.
PASS(PARENTS ACHIEVE SUCESS W/ SUPPORT): Program for parents between ages of 21-25. Focus on self-sufficiency and parenting skills. Snacks and child care provided at no cost to participants.
PARENT EDUCATION: Prevention program utilizing teen parents to present realities of teen parenting. Programs are scheduled.
RECREATION SERVICES: Anyone interested in fitness, recreation, physical skills classes.
RESIDENCE PROGRAM: Housing for women. Rooms are single occupancy. One room is handicapped accessible. Kitchen and laundry facilities are available
STORKS NEST: Provides parents with supplies, equipment and services for effective parenting Provides a store for baby equipment and apparel.
SUMMER DAZE DAY CAMP: A summer day care program which offers a wide range of activities. Breakfast and lunch are provided free.
SUMMER MEALS: Offers breakfast and lunch for youth during the summer months This program runs June 20th-July 29th
YPT: Hudson Elementary, Lincoln, Hanson, North Cedar at Lincoln Elementary in Cedar Falls
WIZE GIRLS: This program for girls in 6th, 7th or 8th grade that meets weekly during school year The girls participate in recreation and community activities
Hours: Mon-Fri 6 am-8 pm, Sat. 8 am-1 pm