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
800.877.2988
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
800.362.2178

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.

Faith

Fairfield Ministerial Association
Christian clergy of the Fairfield, Iowa area associating to support each other and to serve our community.

Beth Shalom Fairfield
Bringing together the Jewish community in Fairfield.

Sri Devi Mandir
Hindu temple in Fairfield.

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.

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A page for parents to network and help each other.

Single Mothers Grants
Directory of single mother grants that help with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others.

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

BestColleges.com
The top mental health challenges facing students

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Fact sheets for mental health, related conditions and treatment & services.

HOPE for Life
Mental health education & events

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

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

Addiction Treatment
Sieda Behavioral Health & Treatment Services offering Medication Assisted Treatment for Addiction
Alcohol Awareness Council
A wealth of alcohol-related resources, support groups, and help lines for those struggling with alcoholism.
Alcohol Addiction
Dedicated to helping people overcome alcoholism and achieve long-term sobriety.

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Narcotics Anonymous
Locations, days and times
Alcoholics Anonymous
Locations, days and times

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.
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