Social Services Resources

Emergency Services

Crisis Center and Women’s Shelter
24 Hour Crisis Line
641.683.3122 or 800.464.8340

Southern Prairie Chapter of the American Red Cross

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Energy Services

Americorps Weatherization Program
Free Energy Audit with affordable follow-up services available.

Alliant Energy Energy Assessments
Energy assessments for home, farm or business.

Food Resources

Lord’s Cupboard Food Bank
Jefferson County’s Emergency Food Pantry

Jefferson County Circles of Support
Free dinner/gathering every 2nd Thursday.
5:30 PM
Four Square Gospel Church
1700 South Main St.

“Come to Supper”
Free Hot Meals 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
6:00 to 7:00 PM
First Lutheran Church
201 West Briggs
Contact: Pastor Greg Friedrich, 641.472.4184

Human Services

Department of Human Services
Assistance for children & families, adults and seniors

Parenting Resources

La Leche League
Helping to develop and deepen the close relationship between a mother and her child.

FB-f-Logo__blue_29 Raising Fairfield Parents Group
A page for parents to network and help each other.

Sieda Community Action

  • Family support services
  • Child development
  • Housing stabilization
  • Mental health services

National Alliance for Caregiving
The National Alliance for Caregiving partners with other caregiving associations and groups to provide additional resources to help family caregivers address and cope with the challenges of caring for a loved one.

Young Professionals
Organization for ages 21 – 40 focused on cultivating community awareness and providing professional, social, volunteer networking opportunities to members. Monthly events.

Help for the Homeless
(see Veterans Resources for Veteran specific)

Mental Health Services

Let’s Go JeffCo
Fairfield & Jefferson County Mental Health Alliance

HOPE for Life
Mental health education & events

Senior Support

RSVP – Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
A United Way volunteer program for individuals aged 55 and older.

Fairfield Senior Center
Contact the Fairfield Senior Center regarding discounted meals, Bingo, card games and other events.

Milestones (for Iowa Seniors)

Milestones Home
Milestones is the “go to place” for up-to-date, local aging and disability information. Get the knowledge and resources to help you, or the person you care about, stay independent and connected.

Substance Abuse Programs

Alcoholics Anonymous
Locations, days and times

Narcotics Anonymous
Locations, days and times

Alcohol Addiction
Changing lives through addiction care & education.


Alcohol Awareness Council
A wealth of alcohol-related resources, support groups, and help lines for those struggling with alcoholism.

Veterans Resources

Veterans Affairs Commission
Assistance for veterans and their dependents

Homeless Veterans
Connecting homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services and other required support.

Home Base Iowa
Jefferson County veterans resources

Veterans and Addiction
Many men and women who are serving or have served in the United States military struggle with addiction.

TM® for Veterans
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