Mental Health

Capstone Behavioral Healthcare

Assistance for psychiatric services and medication management, mental health, substance abuse, and chemical dependency counseling, supported independent living, residential, and representative payee services, prevention and awareness education, & a 24/7 crisis hotline. 

Services: Community Support, Connections, Integrated Health Home, Jail Diversion, Representative Payee, ADHD testing, ID waiver

24/7 Crisis Line: 800-332-4224

1123 1st Ave. E., Suite 200
Newton, IA 50208

DMACC - Newton Campus

  • Counseling is available for students of DMACC on Mondays and Thursdays.  
  • Event rental - call campus. 
  • Financial assistance may be available.  Contact campus and fill out FAFSA. 
600 N. 2nd Ave. W.
Newton, IA 50208

Your Life Iowa

  • Crisis line and resources. 

  • Live chat is available.

  • Your Life Iowa also has a hotline and treatment search function. Use their facility locator.

  • When you don’t know who to turn to about a problem with alcohol, drugs, gambling, suicidal thoughts or mental health, Your Life Iowa is here for you 24/7. We provide free, confidential support and connect you to resources meant to help you get your life back on track.


9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (988)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Central Iowa Community Services (CICS)- Newton office

Provides funding & coordination for persons with disabilities. Services include service coordination, resource information & referrals for services including state & federal programs. Funding for mental health & community-based services are also available for those who qualify.

CICS Provider Special Project request:


315 W. 3rd St. N., Suite 200
Newton, IA 50208

Central Iowa Psychological Services

Provides adult & pediatric mental health services: individual therapy, TMS therapy, substance misuse counseling, medication management and group therapy. Telehealth is available.

215 N.W. 18th St.
Ankeny, IA 50023
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Clive Behavioral Healthcare

Call to make a referral. Fax refferal information to our admission team. 

Fax number: 515-461-2234

1450 N.W. 114th St.
Clive, IA 50325
844-680-0504 (24/7 referrals)

Community and Family Resources

3451 Easton Blvd.
Des Moines, IA 50317
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Community Support Advocates (CSA)

Care coordination of services which helps individuals with disabilities in gaining access to appropriate housing, medical, & social, vocational, and educational services. To qualify persons must have a qualifying mental health diagnosis and full Medicaid.

6000 Aurora Ave., Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50322

Connect Counseling PLLC

Jennifer Kramer is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). Connect Counseling works with ages 16 and older. The focus is helping people who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, suicidal thoughts, and self-harming behaviors. The modalities that Jennifer uses and is trained in are EMDR, DBT, CBT, and HeartMath. Jennifer enjoys helping others connect with themselves, others, and the world around them. Insurance accepted Aetna, Medicaid, Wellpoint, Molina, Iowa Total Care, Cigna, HealthPartners, Medicare, Midlands Choice, and United Healthcare.

300 E. 17th St. S., Suite 300
Newton, IA 50208

Crisis Canines of the Midlands

Animal-assisted therapy partnering with first responders and with community outreach efforts.

25 E Howard St
Colfax, IA 50054

Ellipsis Pediatric Integrated Health Home (IHH)

Available for youth who have a qualifying mental health diagnosis. IHH brings together mental, physical, and social health services into one integrated program.

918 S.E. 11th St.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Employee and Family Resources (EFR)

Gambling, substance misuse, employee assistance services, case management, professional development, & education/communication to youth, adults, & families.

24/7 Help Line: 515-244-6090 or 800-327-4692

505 5th Ave., Suite 600
Des Moines, IA 50309

First Resources Corporation

People with disabilities, mental health services, family & children services, and substance abuse treatment & recovery. 

102 N. Handcock St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Four Oaks

The Total Child approach where children and families are served in an all-encompassing way, rather than addressing one issue at a time.

5400 Kirkwood Dr. S.W.
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Guide Link Center

300 Southgate Ave.
Iowa City, IA 52240
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Heart and Solutions

Mental Health counseling agency offering Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) for children.


House of Mercy - Newton Center

  • Outpatient treatment center that serves adults, adolescents, and children with substance abuse and mental health needs. Services include outpatient substance abuse assessment, outpatient chemical dependency treatment, OWI assessments, and mental health & expressive arts therapy. 
  • Peer Recovery Coach is available free of charge in Jasper County.  Please contact Tel: 641-792-0717
  • Keywords: Peer Recovery, substance, Mental Health 
200 N. 8th Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208

Howerton Child and Family Therapy

Howerton Child and Family Therapy provides mental health therapy to children ages 2-18. The primary modality is play therapy Kristi Howerton is a registered play therapist, as wellbeing trained in using EMDR therapy.  Accepted insurances include Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Healthcare.   

300 E 17th St S Suite 100
Newton, IA 50208

Integrated Treatment Services

Outpatient evaluation & treatment including OWI evaluations, DUI classes, substance abuse treatment programs (including co-occurring substance abuse/mental health disorders) for children & adults, socialization, anger management, & employment training programs.

303 S. 2nd Ave. W.
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Iowa Victim Call Center

Certified Domestic Violence Advocates are available 24/7 to offer crisis support, help victims find safe solutions statewide, answer questions, and provide resource referrals.


Iowa Warm Line

The Warm Line is a Peer run, telephone-based, non-crisis, confidential listening line for anyone struggling with mental health or substance use issues. The line is staffed 24/7 by people who have been through a similar journey and are in recovery themselves. The Warm Line can…. • Give support for individuals not requiring crisis management. Those in crisis are transferred to the Crisis Line for critical services. • Provide an empathetic, non-judgmental listening. • Provide referrals to specialty resources and assistance in accessing services. • Empower individuals to pursue health and well-being.

877-775-WARM (9276)
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Judicial Mental Health Advocates

Civil mental health commitments only. Serving Jasper, Polk, and Marion Counties.

P.O. Box 35593
Des Moines, IA 50315

Mobile Crisis Response Team 24 hours a day - Eyerly Ball

Mental Health Crisis Line: 515-205-9213

Other Categories: Hotlines

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI of Central IA)

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest. grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans. We offer free mental health support groups, classes, and presentations as well as free one-on-one support,

For information and support call: 515-292-9400


Optimae Life Services/Optimae Behavior Health

Provides home based services, psychiatric, and mental health therapy primarily to individuals with intellectual disabilities or mental illness, as well as behavioral health, home health services, and 24-hour residential sites. Offers comprehensive, customer services which encourage choice, empowerment, and community integration. 

Behavior Health phone: 641-275-3520

1730 1st Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208

Pal'ay Christian Counseling, Michael Huff

207 S. 2nd Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208

Phoenix House LLC

  • Administrator: Christine West
  • Owner: Lennon Elliott 
  • Residential Treatment Facility for intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities
  • Must be on ID/DD waiver.
  • Mental Health or Substance Use. 
1500 1st Ave East
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Prairie Ridge Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

320 N. Eisenhower Ave.
Mason City, IA 50401
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Progress Industries (PI)

Residential and vocational services for children & adults with mental & physical disabilities. Home & community-based services, supported community living, intermediate care facility for persons with mental retardation, pre-vocational work services, psychological rehabilitation for people with mental illness, supported employment, & day habilitation program.

P.I. provides community-based programs and supports for adults with intellectual disabilities. Services include 24-hour and hourly Home and Community-Based Services, Intermediate Care Facility for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF-ID), Supported Employment, and Day Habilitation.

202 N. 3rd Ave. W.
Newton, IA 50208

Rosecrance-Jackson Center

Addiction treatment

800 5th St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Rural Behavioral Health Team - Eyerly Ball

Wraparound spectrum of services intended to increase access to mental health and substance use care for consumers of all ages in Jasper County. Consumers who have encountered barriers to seeking medication management, therapy, case management, or peer support services are eligible for each of these services offered in home, free of charge.

Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

Safe Families for Iowa

A family preservation movement motivated by hospitality, generosity, & compassion to keep children safe and families together. We bring church and community together mobilizing an army of volunteers to advocate for vulnerable children and socially isolated families.

Seasons Change Counseling LLC

  • Provides therapy to children 5 and older, adults/families, and couples. Seasons Change Counseling has experience in the following areas individual, couples, and family therapy, as well as trauma and EMDR. Takes Medicaid and private insurance.

  • Telehealth only. 

207 S. 2nd Ave. E
Newton, IA 50208

St. Gregory Recovery Center

601 2nd St.
Bayard, IA 50029
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

The Nightingale Center

The Nightingale Center is focused on treatment and care plans that fit the individual patient's needs. Ages 18 years and up. Accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield and Midlands Choice/Health Partners.

101 1st Ave E, Suite 7
Newton, IA 50208

UCS Healthcare

Substance use disorder therapy services, addiction treatment services & mental health therapy.

813 N. Lincoln St., Suite 9
Knoxville, IA 50138
Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment

University of Iowa Addiction and Recovery Collaborative (UI ARC)

UI ARC can help facilitate finding medication providers. We can also use telehealth to help people with buprenorphine access. Call or email us.

Other Categories: Substance Misuse and Treatment


Ellipsis (formerly Youth Emergency Services & Shelter - YESS)

Our impact ranges from ensuring kids’ basic needs for food, shelter, education, and caring social interaction are met, to facilitating immeasurable, trajectory-changing personal changes — the impact of which ripples across our communities. 

PO Box 39
Johnston, IA 50131

Rebecca Robinett Sloan, LISW, LLC

Over the past 27 years, I have been privileged to practice therapy techniques in various settings that are strength based, solution focused, and trauma informed.  This includes evaluation, assessment, and treatment of children ages birth to 21, adults, including those with chronic mental illness. 

1370 NW 114th Street, Ste 305
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 865-5540

Equine therapy, cats

Quakerdale Family Services

  • Help children and families overcome challenges, support families, resolve conflict in times of crisis, & restore youth and their families to health and functionality. In-home or in-office counseling and telehealth, mental health assessments, functional family therapy, & equine therapy.
  • Keywords: Wolfe Ranch of Quakerdale, Whiskers and Manes
  • Horse riding lessons, horse boarding, children’s programs, camps, rental facilities, horse therapy, and more!
2932 240th St.
Marshalltown, IA 50158


North Central Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Center


Free Lunch

Connections Peer Support- Capstone

  • Lunch service Monday - Friday.
  • Warming and Cooling Shelter from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m
  • For Mental Health - see Capstone BH link
306 N. 3rd Ave. E.
Newton, IA 50208


Gambling 1-800-BETS-OFF (Your Life Iowa)

Other Categories: Hotlines

Private Practice

Center for Interpersonal Effectiveness

 Dr. Jim Thorpe, PhD  A psychologist and health service provider serving Jasper County a few times a month with other locations in Altoona, Ankeny, and Johnston.

501 W. 3rd St. N., Suite A5
Newton, IA 50208

Dr. Karen Quinn, PhD

A psychologist serving individuals aged 12 and older.

501 W. 3rd St. N.
Newton, IA 50208

Dr. Sally Kuhn, ARNP, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Prescribing mental health medications for ages 5 and up. Currently accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. (is working to take those with United Healthcare)

300 E. 17th St. S.
Newton, IA 50208

Sexual Assault

Crisis Intervention Services CIS (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Survivors of Homicide)

Crisis Intervention Services (CIS) provides advocacy and support services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

The mission of Crisis Intervention Services is to work to end sexual assault and domestic violence in our communities through support, emergency safe housing, counseling, and prevention through education.

Our vision is to accomplish the greatest amount of good, to as many survivors as possible, through compassion, crisis counseling,
holistic healing services, and advocacy.

  • Domestic Violence
  • Temporary Emergency Shelter
  • Sexual Assault
  • Violent Crimes Services 
PO Box 6
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
800-270-1620 or 641-673-0336

Disclaimer: This information was provided by agencies in the community. It may not be all-encompassing and some information changes often. For Jasper County offices and contact information, browse our county directory.

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