At Abbe Center, licensed professionals work as a team to provide diagnostic and treatment services. Team members include Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurses, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Peer Support Specialists. Whether you're seeking evaluation and support for adjustments to problems that affect personal, family or work life, or are in need of more intensive treatment for a serious mental illness, the Abbe center staff can help.
Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC)
ASAC is licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Division of Health Promotion, Prevention and Addictive Behaviors, to combat the abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. ASAC’s mission is to provide accessible services designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities in East Central Iowa.
Catherine McAuley Center
Through education and housing, the Catherine McAuley Center helps individuals transform their lives by gaining greater stability, self-sufficiency, and becoming more engaged in the community. Residents and students are able to become involved in all aspects of community life with better communication skills, sustainable employment, improved financial stability, and participation in the civic process. Some of the Catherine McAuley Center’s services include transitional housing, basic education, and a food and hygiene pantry.
Catholic Worker House
At the Catholic Worker House, guests receive shelter for 30-90 days regardless of religion, ethnicity, age or reason for homelessness. Along with shelter, residents are provided with two meals each day as well as help in finding a job or housing. Guests are connected with community resources such as education, transportation, employment, child care, health care and social services.
Coe College partners with Willis Dady to recruit volunteers through staff and students. Coe College commits to 64 overnight hours per month. This partnership helps to significantly reduce the cost of paid staff that would otherwise be staying overnight at the shelter. Coe College professors work with Willis Dady to integrate their class work with education about Willis Dady services and how students can help.
Community Circle of Care
The Community Circle of Care promotes awareness of homelessness and homeless service agencies in Linn County. It also organizes the annual Sleep Out for the Homeless and brings together service agencies to coordinate efforts.
Cornell College partners with Willis Dady to recruit volunteers through staff and students. Cornell volunteers commit to 32 overnight hours per month. This partnership helps to significantly reduce the cost of paid staff that would otherwise be staying overnight at the shelter.
Eastern Iowa Health Center
Eastern Iowa Health Center is a community health center dedicated to providing quality Family Practice and OB/GYN services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. EICH’s standards emphasize partnerships between individual patients and their primary care provider, and when appropriate, the patient’s family. Eastern Iowa Health Center is devoted to the Patient Centered Medical Home healthcare model, and strives to continue providing quality care to maximize health outcomes for the community.
Foundation 2 is a not-for-profit human service agency that offers crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages. Foundation 2 is committed to positive youth development, suicide prevention, and helping build the foundation for stronger and healthier families and safer communities for everyone. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, a youth shelter, independent living support for youth, individual and family counseling, support groups and Mobile Crisis Outreach.
Green Square Meals
Green Square Meals provides a hot meal to anyone in need Monday through Friday. Doors open at 3pm each day for social hour where guests can enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation.
HACAP focuses on food & nutrition, veteran support, energy conservation, children, and homelessness, providing over 20 programs focused on community betterment and individual self-sustainability. HACAP helps ensure that the families within our communities have access to nutritious foods, no matter their financial situation. HACAP's energy conservation services provide secure households to people living on fixed incomes. HACAP also helps promote early learning and healthy development, provide safe shelter during family crisis, prepare children for school, and much more.
His Hands Free Medical Clinic
His Hands Free Clinic provides a variety of services including medical, chiropractic, dental, prescription assistance, spiritual support and women’s health. Anyone who does not have insurance or has a high deductible plan and cannot afford co-pays is welcome to call for an appointment.
Horizons: A Family Service Alliance
Horizons provides a variety of human services across East-Central Iowa including: nutrition and wellness programs, financial wellness center, community based programs, and mental health and wellness services.
Mercy Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center allocates funds to Willis Dady to reserve a bed specifically for patients who discharge from the hospital and have no place to stay.
Mission of Hope
Mission of Hope provides shelter to single men, a noontime meal, a clothing closet, and other services to those near or experiencing homelessness.
Mt. Mercy University
Mt. Mercy University partners with Willis Dady to recruit volunteers through staff and students. Mt. Mercy professors work with Willis Dady to integrate their class work with education about Willis Dady services and how students can help.
Neighborhood Transportation Services (NTS)
NTS (Neighborhood Transportation Service) is a Horizons program and operates a curb-to-curb van service, providing affordable night and weekend transportation to work, school, or life skill classes during times when the fixed route city buses do not operate. Riders schedule an appointment for pickup with NTS for transportation to three types of destinations: Work, Education and Job training at least 24 hours in advance.
Safe Place Foundation
The Safe Place Foundation provides a drug and alcohol free living environment with ongoing staff support, community volunteer involvement, and peer-to-peer mentorship. Safe Place Foundation serves adult males who are homeless or near homeless and in the early stages of recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction. Individuals come to the Safe Place Foundation from a variety of situations which may include inpatient treatment, a relapse episode, Drug Court, incarceration, or “off the street.”
The Salvation Army was founded with the desire to help those less fortunate and the belief that all people are entitled to essentials like food, clothing, safe housing, second chances and the opportunity to prosper. Through its many programs and services, The Salvation Army seeks first to meet the immediate concerns and issues of individuals in crisis by providing for these most basic human needs. Wherever possible, the goal is to approach their situations and challenges with longer-term solutions that promote stability.
United Way of East Central Iowa
United Way focuses on education, financial stability, and health because they are the essential building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way’s goal is to build solutions that create positive social change. This is accomplished by raising awareness, bringing together the right partnerships, and investing in services to strengthen people and our communities.
UnityPoint: St. Luke's Hospital
St. Luke’s Hospital allocates funds to Willis Dady to reserve a bed specifically for patients who discharge from the hospital and have no place to stay.
Waypoint provies advocacy, a 24/7 resource and support line, emergency safety planning, individual counseling, support groups, referrals, and information. Waypoint’s Domestic Violence Victim Services are targeted to meet the immediate needs of individuals experiencing domestic violence, while providing long-term solutions to help avoid future incidents of violence. Waypoint offers financial assistance to qualifying families who otherwise could not afford child care services.