Mental Health / Disability Services
Benton County Social Services is an access point for residents of the Mental Health/Disability Services of the East Central Region (ECR) where people may apply for funding for services, receive referrals and get questions answered.
COVID Recovery Iowa
Iowans can access counseling services through the following options:
- Call 800-447-1985 to connect with a counselor specializing in rural issues and agriculture 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Call the Iowa Warm Line, 844-775-9276, to connect with a peer counselor or request to get in touch with a COVID Recovery Iowa counselor.
- Visit the COVID recovery iowa website and complete a contact form and a counselor will get back to you.
Your Life Iowa - 3 Ways to Get Help
TALK 24 hours/day: 1-855-581-8111
CHAT Your Life Iowa Website
The East Central Region now uses Your Life Iowa as the statewide crisis line, making free crisis calls and text available to anyone in Iowa.
Effective July 1st the Iowa Help Line phone number will roll over to Your Life Iowa. The service remains the same, but with a different number. Call 1-855-581-8111 or text 855-895-8398.
Your Life Iowa provides free information & referral, counseling, crisis service coordination and linkages to crisis screening and mental health services 24 hours a day.
Iowa Warm Line: 1-844-775-9276 (toll free), 2 pm-10 pm
A peer-run, telephone-based, non-crisis, confidential, listening line for anyone struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues. The Warm Line is staffed by people who have been through a similar journey and are in recovery themselves.
Visit the ECR website at www.ecriowa.us