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American Red Cross

Address:
6300 Rockwell Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Map & Directions

(18 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(319) 393-3500

Website:
http://www.grantwood-redcross.org

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


Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center

Address:
701 Center Point Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Map & Directions

(18 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(319) 364-8967

Website:
http://www.bridgehavencr.org

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


Assumptions are the termites of relationships.

-- Henry Winkler

The Salvation Army of Johnson County

Address:
1116 S Gilbert Ct
Iowa City, IA 52240

Map & Directions

(38 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(319) 337-3725

Website:
http://www.icsalvationarmy.org

Services:
Provides Diapers If Available.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 Noon, 1 pm-4 pm

Eligibility:
Open to anyone in need

Documents To Bring:
Proof of residency, Photo ID


Visiting Nurse Association

Address:
1454 Iowa St
Dubuque, IA 52001

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(563) 556-6200

Website:
http://www.finleyhospital.org/body.cfm?id=77

Services:
*Prenatal and postpartum visits to new moms to assess well being of mom and infant, assess for high risk factors in the home, and ensure appropriate parenting and child care skills.
*Immunization Clinics - Offers periodic immunizations for infants and children for uninsured and under insured families who cannot afford to obtain the immunizations from a physician office.
* Oral Health Services: Provides referral and funding for children with emergent dental conditions.
*Preventive Protective Home Visits - Home visits made by Family Advocates and/or social workers to families at increased risk for child abuse and/or neglect. Assists families to obtain needed health and social services in the community. This program is voluntary. Goal is to promote appropriate parenting and child care skills.
*Lead Poisoning Prevention Program provides lead screening, case management, and cleaning services if needed, for families at risk for lead poisoning.
CARE FOR KIDS Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) assists families who qualify for Title XIX in setting up well child physicals, immunizations, dental care, and other needed medical services in the community.

Hours:
Monday-Friday. 8am-4:30pm


Your life works to the degree you keep your agreements.

-- Werner Erhardt

Hillcrest-Mercy Maternal

Address:
250 Mercy Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(563) 589-8595

Website:
http://none

Services:
PROGRAM-Hillcrest Family Services, Mercy Health Center and Medical Associates Clinic P.C. together operate the Hillcrest-Mercy Maternal Health Center The center provides comprehensive prenatal care to give babies a healthy start in life The program is complemented by many free or low-cost community services in the area, including the Visiting Nurse Association, March of Dimes, Birthright, Red Cross and Genetic Consultation Service Clients are encouraged to use these services during and after pregnancy in order to obtain the best care available to them and their children.
SERVICES-The professional staff at Hillcrest-Mercy Maternal Health Center offers the following services: Prenatal care, delivery of babies by Medical Associates obstetricians, education about nutrition and the right kinds of foods to eat while pregnant (clients may also be eligible for help through the Women, Infants and Children program), dental services, counseling, education about how to prepare for labor, delivery and infant care, referrals, if needed, to other health care or local community services, postpartum care, and preparation for parenting.

Hours:
M/T/W/F 8-4


Birthright

Address:
221 W 9th St
Dubuque, IA 52001

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(563) 556-1991

Services:
Free Pregnancy tests, some maternity clothes, a layette upon birth of a baby, and some clothes for Infants to 1 year olds, referrals.

Hours:
Monday 4:00pm-6:00pm, Tuesday-Friday Noon-3pm and Sat 10am-Noon


I have known war as few men now living know it. It's very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.

-- General Douglas MacArthur

Clarity Clinic Pregnancy Center

Address:
3365 Hillcrest Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(563) 556-5250

Website:
http://www.clarityclinic.com

Services:
Items Available To Earn Through The Earn While You Learn Program Include Diapers, Wipes, Lotion, Strollers, High Chairs, Linens, Clothing Sizes 0-2t, Maternity Clothes, Cribs, And Crib Mattresses.

Hours:
Mon 11 am-4 pm, Wed 9 am-4 pm

Eligibility:
Open to anyone

Documents To Bring:
Photo ID


Dubuque Food Pantry

Address:
1598 Jackson St
Dubuque, IA 52001

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(563) 583-4440

Website:
http://www.dacuonline.org

Services:
Provides Food, Baby Formula, Diapers, Paper Products, And Personal Hygiene Products To Those In Need.

Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 1 pm-4 pm, Tue 9 am- 12 pm

Eligibility:
Every two months

Documents To Bring:
First Name, Last Name, Address, Phone Number, DOB, Last 4 # of Social Security and full name for everyone over age 18 in household, first name and age of everyone under 18 on household, all sources of income in household Clients must have ID with them to pick up order


When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited.

-- Rama Krishna

YWCA

Address:
425 Lafayette St
Waterloo, IA 50703

Map & Directions

(49 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(319) 234-7589

Website:
http://www.ywcabhc.org

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