AbuseDepartment of Human Services (To Report Child/Dependent Adult Abuse)
Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA)1251 West Cedar Loop
P.O. Box 963
Cherokee, IA 51012
Crisis Line (24/7): 877.362.4612
Cherokee Office: 712.225.5003
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 24 hour hope line - 877.362.4612
Description of services: Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault (CAASA) provides services to victims and survivors of Sexual Assault. All services are free and confidential to all men, women, and children. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Serving Victims and Survivors in Buena Vista, Calhoun, Carroll, Cherokee, Clay, Crawford, Dickinson, Emmet, Ida, Lyon, Monona, O'Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sac, Sioux, and Woodbury counties.
Department of Human ServicesTelephone: 800.205.8893
HOPES Program (Siouxland District Health Department)1014 Nebraska Street
Sioux City, IA 51105
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description of services: Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success offers home visitation services to Ida County families who are pregnant or have a new baby.
Medical Alert SystemsPhillips Lifeline
Bay Alarm Medical
MobileHelp Medical Alert Systems
Mid-Sioux Opportunity401 Moorehead Street (lower level of the court house)
Ida Grove, IA 51445
Telephone: 712.786.3483 or 800.859.2025
Contact: Laura Benson
Hours of Operation: EHS/HS School Year Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Outreach every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Description of services: Early Head Start and head Start Services. Our outreach office serves as a local contact point for anyone needing assistance and is the application center for many Mid-Sioux programs. Mid-Sioux programs include W.I.C. (Women, Infants, and Children), Maternal/Child Health, Child Care Resource and Referral, Head Start/Early Head Start, Family Development and Self-Sufficiency (FaDSS), Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program, and Weatherization. Crisis funds and holiday programs are also offered through our outreach offices.
Contact Person: Sally Thompson
Telephone: 712.364.2175 or 712.786.3483
Poison ControlTelephone: 800.222.1222
Social Security Administration800 Oneida Street
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Early Childhood Iowa www.earlychildhoodiowa.org
SHIP Siouxland Human Investment Partnership http://siouxlandship.org
Prevent Child Abuse Iowa www.pcaiowa.org
Iowa General Assembly www.legis.iowa.gov/index.aspx