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Project 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.
  • Visit the COVID recovery Iowa and complete a contact form and a counselor will get back to you.

Benton County Service Center

811 D Ave. · Suite 33
Vinton, IA 52349
Driving Directions

Contact Information

(319) 472-4743
(319) 472-4744 (Fax)

Hours

Monday thru Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Please call to schedule an appointment.
Holiday Closures

Social 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. Iowa MHDS Regions are a proud partner of Brain Health Now.

Benton County Rural Access Hub

Provides "crisis stabilization", working with residents and other county departments & agencies to connect resources with those in need. 

Open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call 319-436-0400 or 319-550-0830 to schedule
an appointment.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Your Life Iowa - 3 Ways to Get Help

Talk 24 hours/day: 1-855-581-8111
Text 855-895-8398
Chat  Your Life Iowa Website

Your Life Iowa provides free confidential support and connects you to resources meant to help you get your life back on track.

Iowa Warm Line

Call 1 (844) 775-9276

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.

NAMI Iowa

Offers support groups & education to outreach & advocacy

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