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Washington County Mental Health Resource Guide

This guide contains essential mental health care resources for those living in Washington County, IA including crisis services, mental health care providers,  drug & alcohol services, and violence prevention.


National Alliance on Mental Illness Iowa offers a free mental health resource referral service for all Iowans. Resources can be found by following the link above.


Local chapters:

NAMI Southeast Iowa -


NAMI Johnson County -

(319) 337-5400

Iowa Health & Human Services (formerly known as DHS)

The Iowa Health & Human Services website contains a wealth of information and resources. This includes information on healthcare (Medicaid), family services, financial assistance, food assistance (EBT/SNAP/WIC), mental health and disability services, disaster services, and the safe haven initiative. There are also links for applying for assistance and reporting abuse or fraud.

Washington County Office - 

By Appt at 2175 Lexington Blvd. Bld 3

Washington, IA 52353

Jefferson County Office -

304 S Maple Suite 100

Fairfield, IA 52556


Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Legal Aid is a nonprofit organization providing critical legal assistance to low-income and vulnerable Iowans who have nowhere else to turn.

Along with volunteer lawyers throughout the state, Iowa Legal Aid helps the legal system work for those who cannot afford help with legal issues.

National Institute of Mental Health

Expert-reviewed information on various mental health disorders; fact sheets, statistics, clinical trials & other resources.

Iowa/Nebraska 211 Resources

Iowa/Nebraska 211 is a resource that offers assistance in connecting you any help may be needed including, food, clothing, shelter resources, physical and mental health, employment supports, support for older Americans and those with disabilities, and support for children, youth, and families. 

Suicide Prevention  Lifelines

The above link provides a listing of Iowa-based suicide hotlines. If you feel that you are in danger of harming yourself or others, call 911 or contact #988.


-Genesis Crisis Line (Scott, Muscatine, & Clinton Counties): (563) 421-2975

-National Suicide Hotlines:


-Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 (Press 1)


Mobile Crisis (24/7/365):

  • Elevate serving the local counties of Washington, Louisa, Jefferson, & Keokuk - 988 or 855-581-8111

  • CommUnity serving Johnson & Iowa counties - Call 988 855-581-8111

Your Life Iowa

Your Life Iowa provides substance abuse and mental health resources, support and services for Iowans; offering programs such as crisis support, counseling, problem gambling, education and prevention services.

Child Mind Institute

Find information within the site's Family Resource Center, to help you support children who are struggling with mental health, behavior or learning challenges. 

GuideLink Center

24/7 onsite assessment and stabilization for adults 18+ in Iowa City - behavioral health crisis, sobering, detoxification & referrals

Info About Kids

Collaboration of the Consortium for Science-Based Information on Children, Youth & Families in linking other well-established, trustworthy websites about body-mind-emotions-relationships for parents and those who care for, or work with children.

Go-to resource for LGBT counseling services, offering a range of support and referral services to those seeking understanding, support, resources and acceptance. 

Branches of Flowers


Below, you will find information and resources related to mental health and other services that can help you in your time of need.

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