Available Crisis Services
What is a Crisis? A crisis is any stress or pressure that has become too great for you to cope with alone.
Crisis Services are:
- available throughout the entire Eastern Iowa MHDS Region (Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine, and Scott Counties)
- at no cost to residents of the Eastern Iowa Region (they are funded at least in part by the Region)
- participation is voluntary
24-Hour Crisis Line – 1-855-581-8111 – answered 24 hours a day, every day of the year by Foundation 2. The crisis line is answered by trained, compassionate telephone counselors. Available to all ages.
24-Hour Mobile Crisis Outreach – 1-855-581-8111 – available 24 hours a day, every day of the year by Foundation 2. Trained counselors meet with the individual experiencing the crisis in a safe place, in the individual’s home or a safe place in the community. Please see the Mobile Crisis Services page for more information. Available to all ages.
24-Hour Crisis Stabilization Residential Services – 563-396-3017 – offered by Vera French Community Mental Health Center. The home offers a mental health assessment and stabilizing interventions to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. Staff members assist the individuals in de-escalating the crisis, provide therapy and link the person to community resources. Average length of stay is 3-5 days, in a house that is safe, confidential, and comfortable, located in Davenport, Iowa. Must be 18 or older to participate.
24-Hour Rhonda’s House – Peer Respite House – 563-659-1171 – operated by Life Connections Peer Recovery Services, DeWitt, Iowa. Maximum length of stay is 7 days in this 3-bed house in DeWitt, Iowa. It provides a safe environment for individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis and need a short stay away from their own home. The service is provided by peers who are individuals that have had personal experience with mental health challenges. Must be 18 or older to participate.
Peer Drop In Center – 563-200-2742 – operated by Muscatine Center for Social Action (MCSA), 312 Iowa Avenue, Muscatine, Iowa. A safe, comfortable place for on-site support, group discussions and individualized support. Just drop in, no appointment necessary. Open Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm. Must be 18 or older to participate.
Life Connections Wellness Center – 563-659-9027 – operated by Life Connections Peer Recovery Services, 909 6th Avenue, DeWitt, Iowa. A safe, comfortable place to work on your recovery with a trained Peer Support Specialist and/or participate in group discussions. Just drop in, no appointment necessary. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 5pm-10pm and Saturday and Sunday from Noon-5pm; closed Wednesdays. Must be 18 or older to participate.