Social and Mental Health Services
Northwest Iowa Care Connections
Northwest Iowa Care Connections exists to support improved access to behavioral healthcare through local resources to promote full citizenship for people with mental illness and intellectual disabilities.
24-hour Crisis Line: 844-345-4569
Address: 215 West 4th St, Suite 6, Spencer, IA, 51301
Phone: (712) 264-3945
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
Address: 1672 Northwest Blvd., Sibley, IA 51249
Phone: (712) 754-2573
Fax: (712) 754-3387
Office Hours: 8am-4pm M, W, F (Closed 12:00-12:30 for Lunch)
Food bank hours: 9am-3pm on M, W, F (donations welcome)
Dept. of Human Services (For Any Federal Assistance)
- Title XIX
Address: 160 2nd St. SE, Primghar, IA 51245
Phone: (800) 392-3895
By Appointment Only
ATLAS of Osceola County
ATLAS Group is a Christ-centered service organization birthed from the original ATLAS ministry in Sioux Center, IA. Its purpose is to help serve, equip and connect other individuals and communities who desire to touch lives for Christ through the ATLAS model.
Address: 955 2nd Ave. Sibley, IA 51249
Phone: (712) 754-4311
Fax: (712) 754-4337
Osceola County General Assistance shall be provided to residents of this county as mandated by the Iowa Code. To qualify, one must be a resident of Osceola County, be at least 18 years of age and meet current income and resource guidelines.
Contact General Relief:
c/o Osceola County Auditor’s Office
Address: 300 7th Street, Sibley, IA 51249
Iowa Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program:
- The program will provide eligible households with up to $2,000 towards electric, natural gas and water bills if they are at risk of disconnection due to an inability to pay due to a COVID-19 related loss of income.
- For a full list of eligibility requirements, additional information and to apply, visit iowahousingrecovery.com.
- Applications will be accepted between October 8, 2020, and November 20, 2020, or until funding is depleted, whichever comes first. Assistance will be awarded based on application completeness and eligibility in order received until all funds have been exhausted.
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program:
- The program helps qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel, and type of housing.
- The application period runs from November 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021, with early applications accepted beginning October 1, 2020, for households that have a member who is at least 60 years of age, or disabled, or where disconnection is imminent. Anyone facing disconnection at any time should contact their local community action agency for assistance.
- Eligibility is based on household size and income.
- To find your local agency, you may call 2-1-1, visit https://humanrights.iowa.gov/dcaa/where-apply, or contact the Iowa Department of Human Rights at (515) 281-3861 or 1-800-351-4659. LIHEAP information is available in multiple languages on the Department's website.