Fort Dodge Resources


Your Own United Resources, Inc. (Y.O.U.R., Inc.) Head Start and Early Head Start

The agency provides home-based services for pregnant women, infants and toddlers and center-based preschool services for 3 and 4 year olds. Services address health, nutrition and language development; social-emotional, physical and cognitive development. Programs support school readiness and family well-being. In providing services, Y.O.U.R., Inc. relies on additional community resource agencies to assist families in moving toward self-sufficiency and to help children reach their full potential. Sensory and development screenings are completed with each child and research-based ongoing assessment tracks their progress.

Categories :   Child Care Services & Resources, Education, Family Services, Parenting, Pregnancy & Sexual Health

Phone Number :   515.573.2453 ext. 205 Fax: 515.573.2382

Address :   214 S 13th St, Fort Dodge

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Contact Person :   Michelle Carden

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Youth Shelter Care of North Central Iowa, Inc.

Youth Shelter Care of North Central Iowa, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation that provides emergency and temporary shelter care to children ages 0-18 and Child Welfare Alternative Services. YSC provides Crisis Stabilization Residential Services to youth. The CSRS Program provides short-term interventions and support for families and youth who are experiencing urgent mental health, behavioral health, substance use, or medication management crisis. YSC also provides mental health therapy to individuals and families, in-home Behavioral Health Intervention Services, and Children’s Mental Health In-Home Therapy Services to the youth and families and also facilitates a local chapter of Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP).

Categories :   Crisis/Emergency Information, Family Services, Housing & Shelter, Mental Health Services, Youth Services

Phone Number :   515.955.4222

Address :   301 Ave M West, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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Contact Person :   Patricia Cirks; Kate Cardenas

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YWCA Center for Life Empowerment

The YWCA Center for Life Empowerment operates a residential treatment facility for women with alcohol and substance abuse issues and also offers a homeless shelter and transitional housing services for women and children. Clients may have their children with them in the facility. Support services are also provided for those living in the facility, including parenting programs for young mothers and children’s programs. Intensive outpatient and extended outpatient substance abuse programs for women and men are also offered.

Categories :   Crisis/Emergency Information, Family Services, Housing & Shelter, Parenting, Substance Abuse Services

Phone Number :   515.573.3931

Address :   826 1st Ave N, Fort Dodge

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Contact Person :   Mandi Crouse-Kelley

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