Resource Connection provides current, online information about human service and health resources to residents of the Southwest Iowa MHDS Region.  To access locations on a map, click on the address listed.

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AmeriServe International, Inc

Our mission is to help others make community connections through activities of volunteering, education, and recreation; to experience the joy of having friends and family in their homes and neighborhoods. At AmeriServe International, it's about being engaged in life that writes our own individual story.

With over 100 years of collective experience in case management, support, planning, and teaching within the field, trust that the AmeriServe International team continues to create opportunities for each person to learn and grow; enabling them to write their own unique story.

Categories: Disability/Accommodations, Home and Community Based Services
Last updated: 9/28/2016

ARC of Iowa

The Arc of Iowa has a rich history that started in 1953 in Iowa and is marked by accomplishment.  We continue to carry out the mission and vision of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their parents and siblings.  The Arc of Iowa exists to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities receive the services, supports and opportunities necessary to fully realize their right to live and work, and enjoy life in the community. Doug Cunningham- Director
Categories: Disability/Accommodations
Last updated: 10/26/2016


ASIC supports clients with Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Illness, and Brain Injuries, providing services including:
  • Habilitation Services
  • Supported Community Living
Categories: Disability/Accommodations, Home and Community Based Services
Last updated: 10/26/2016

Ask Family Resource Center

5665 Greendale Road, Suite D
Johnston, IA 50131

Phone #: 1(515) 243-1713 or 1(800) 450-8667 or TDD: 1(800) 735-2942


Access for Special Kids (ASK) Family Resource Center is a "one-stop-shop" for children and adults with disabilities and their families. Through its partner organizations, ASK Resource Center provides a broad range of information, advocacy, support, training, and direct services. These services are all accessible in one building or from one phone call. A single contact can direct individuals or families to the most appropriate services and supports to meet their needs.
Categories: Disability/Accommodations, Hotlines/Peer Support
Last updated: 1/8/1900

Autism Society of Iowa

Providing advocacy, support and information to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families, professionals, and communities throughout the state of Iowa.
Categories: Disability/Accommodations
Last updated: 12/28/2016

Brain Injury Alliance

Phone #: 888-444-6443



The mission of the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa is to create a better future through brain injury prevention, advocacy, education, research, and support.
Categories: Disability/Accommodations
Last updated: 10/26/2016

Buddy Walk-National Down Syndrome Society

3501 Harry Langdon Blvd. Council Bluffs, IA

Phone #: 366-0503 Kyla Alba or 566-9852 Dawn Bonsall

The Buddy walk was established in 1995 to promote awareness and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome. Check back for more information about the 2017 walk.
Categories: Disability/Accommodations
Last updated: 10/26/2016

College Guide for Students With Psychiatric Disabilities

Please view the link for further information and resources for college students with psychiatric disabilities.  
Categories: Disability/Accommodations, Financial Assistance, Mental Health/Substance Abuse
Last updated: 6/22/2016

Country Care

725 Highway 59 Harlan, IA 51537

Phone #: 712-744-3167

Residential Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Continuing Care.
Categories: Disability/Accommodations, Housing/Shelters
Last updated: 12/28/2016

Crossroads of Western Iowa

"The Mission of Crossroads of Western Iowa is to empower individuals to actively seek out opportunities for an enhanced quality of life." For nearly three and a half decades, Crossroads of Western Iowa has been empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to enjoy an enhanced quality of life. Through the power of our mission, more than 300 individuals and their families have reached beyond and achieved dreams they never thought were possible. Together, our compassionate team opens their hearts and inspires a world of possibilities for families of intellectual and developmentally disabled individuals.
Categories: Disability/Accommodations, Home and Community Based Services
Last updated: 6/16/2015