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NORTH CENTRAL IOWA Reentry Support Resources

Compiled October 2018

STATEWIDE RESOURCES:

Gambling Anonymous:  1-800-BETS OFF

Narcotics Anonymous:  1-800-897-6242  or www.iowa-na.org

Name

Location

Contact Information

Services

Notes

The Church of the Damascus Road

*RECOMMENDED FIRST STOP

Fort Dodge, Iowa
Rockwell City, Iowa

239 North 11th St.

Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Office: (515) 955-3579
Cell: (515) 689-3100
Fax: (515) 955-3583

Contact:  Paul Stone

PaulEStone@aol.com

Support:

  • Team of 3-7 commits to a returning citizen for up to a year to assist with transition
  • Write or call them before your release.  They prefer to start while you are incarcerated.

Religious Affiliation:

  • Western Iowa synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Beacon of Hope Shelter

*RECOMMENDED FIRST STOP

Ft. Dodge, IA

1021 1st Ave. N.

Fort Dodge, IA     50501

Phone: 515-955-3366

Beacon of Hope provides a safe and secure emergency shelter to homeless adult men: offering shelter, clothing and food, for temporary assistance to create opportunities and programs in working towards self-sufficiency.

Christ-centered faith-based ministry

Community and Family Resources

Fort Dodge, IA

726 S. 17th St.

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

http://www.cfrhelps.org

Counseling & Therapy

Substance abuse treatment:

  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient

North Central AfterCare

Humboldt County, IA

Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/pg/northcentralaftercare

515-890-1601


Jim Sayers
(515) 890-1101

Support:

  • Housing/furnishings
  • Clothing/food
  • Transportation
  • Spiritual needs
  • Counseling
  • Social activities
  • Integration into the community
  • Probation requirements
  • Drug/alcohol rehab
  • Financial/legal
  • Education
  • Skill training

Religious Association: Humboldt County Ministerial Association

Discovery House

Spirit Lake, Iowa

1411 Hill Ave.

P.O. Box 163

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(712) 336-5340

http://mydiscoveryhouse.com/index.php

Transitional housing (up to 6 months) for:

  • Men and women who struggle with substance abuse
  • Parolees
  • Those experiencing homelessness

Christian affiliation

UnityPoint Health: Berryhill Center

Fort Dodge, IA

720 Kenyon Road
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

(515) 955-7171
(800) 482-8305

https://www.unitypoint.org/fortdodge/berryhill-center-of-mental-health.aspx

Open:  Mon-Fri; 8:00am-5:00pm

Not a reentry-specific program

Outpatient services:

  • Mental health clinic
  • Outpatient counseling
  • Medication management
  • Primary care
  • Community-based services

Gateway to Discovery

Fort Dodge, IA

PO Box 432

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

(515) 302-8162

https://hopesweethope.org

Angela Fisher: Angela@hopesweethope.org

Two year residential program for women struggling with addiction and trauma.

Provides:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • Therapy
  • Healthcare
  • Job training
  • Opportunities for education

Faith-based

Women only

Hope Sweet Hope

(Gateway to Discovery)

Fort Dodge, IA

1900 5th Ave. South

Fort Dodge, IA  50501

515-302-8016

  • Help women earn a wage
  • Support for recovery

AA

Ames, IA

​515-232-8642

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Call # to find location of meetings in your area (even if not in Ames))

IowaWORKS Center – Mason City

600 S Pierce Ave. Mason City, IA 50401

Phone: (641) 422-1524

Email: Region2.Web@iwd.iowa.gov

IWD (IowaWORKS) provides a variety of help for finding employment.  

Also:  

The majority of the offices across the state also offer a workshop that prepares individuals who have criminal histories for employment.

IowaWORKS Center – Fort Dodge

3 Triton Circle

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Phone:(515) 576-3131

Email: Region5.Web@iwd.iowa.gov

IWD (IowaWORKS) provides a variety of help for finding employment.  

Also:  

The majority of the offices across the state also offer a workshop that prepares individuals who have criminal histories for employment.

Courtesy of Inside Out Reentry Community and Living Beyond the Bars