United Way’s 211 Service: Helpline that connects anyone with local support and resources. This is a free and confidential service, available 24/7. Simply call 211 or visit 211iowa.org or download the app, 211 Iowa. 
Crisis-In an emergency, call 911!
  • CICS 24-Hour Your Life Iowa Crisis Line/Mobile Response for Jasper County
    • 855-581-8111
    • https://yourlifeiowa.org/
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
    • 800-273-8255
  • Iowa Domestic Violence Hotline
    • 800-942-0333
Mental Health/Therapy
  • Capstone Behavioral Health Care – Newton
    • 641-792-4012
  • House of Mercy – Newton
    • 641-792-0717
  • Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS) – Des Moines
    • 515-282-9377
    • 515-518-4770
    • https://www.impactcap.org
    • www.iowacommunityaction.org
    • Addresses the needs of low income and disadvantaged residents of Jasper County. Includes: homeless prevention, low income home energy assistance, food vouchers, emergency crisis intervention, emergency rent and utility assistance, low cost weatherization, senior living program, and legal aid. 
  • Jasper County Community Services-General Assistance
    • 641-791-2609
    • www.co.jasper.ia.us
    • Serves low income residents of Jasper County. Include: interim assistance for individuals applying for Social Security Disability, crisis funds to avoid utility disconnect or evictions, and a one-time fill for certain medications.
  • Colfax-Mingo Area Food Pantry
    • 515-674-4335
    • 126 W State St, Colfax, IA 50054

Most information on this page was provided by the United Way of Jasper County’s Community Resource Guide. If you need further assistance in finding and connecting to resources, please do not hesitate to contact your school counselors.