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Heartland Bridges

Heartland Family Service Heartland Bridges offers two services, Transitional Living and Crisis Care. Staff are available 24 hours at Heartland Bridges for resident oversight and assistance.

Transitional Living provides short-term housing for people in transition to and from mental health or substance use treatment, support services, and/or permanent housing. The goal is to help clients secure permanent housing and connect them with community-based mental health or substance use services and avoid unnecessary incarcerations.

Transitional Living aims to provide a home-like, trauma-informed experience for clients. The 11 beds are arranged in double-occupancy bedrooms and bathrooms, and also offers a family-style kitchen, dining room, and living room. Laundry equipment is available.

Crisis Care is a 3–5-day Crisis Stabilization Residential Service for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis to receive therapeutic services for mental and emotional stabilization.

Areas Served
Transitional Living | Iowa: Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, & Shelby Counties
Crisis Care | Iowa: All Iowa residents.

Eligibility & Fees
Transitional Living:
Men and women ages 18 and older who live in the listed areas served in southwest Iowa. Participants must meet all southwest Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services Region eligibility requirements.
Fees: Residents pay 30 percent of their gross income toward facility room rent.

Crisis Care/Crisis Stabilization Residential Services: Available to all Iowa residents.
Fees: Free

Heartland Bridges Screening Form