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  • Foster Care and Adoption

    Agency: YSS

    Foster care and adoption: Hundreds of youth are currently in the foster care system waiting to be adopted and even more are in need of a quality foster care home.  YSS supports families opening their homes to youth in need.

    Iowa Aftercare Services Network: Entering adulthood comes with making many important decisions, and it can be a tou...

  • Boys' Day Program

    Agency: YSS

    Educational, behavior intervention program with group and individual skill-building therapy and instruction.

  • Family Nest

    Agency: YSS

    The Family Nest is a free community-based program that promotes healthy behaviors during pregnancy and infancy by providing education and incentives.
    Who is eligible:

    • Pregnant women and families with children under the age of 2
    • Residents of Boone county (proof of address needed)
    • Meet income guidelines (200% Federal Po...

  • Transitional Living Program

    Agency: YSS

    Our Transitional Living Program provides living options that center on participants achieving of self-sufficiency. Through monitored facilities and onsite staff, participants may live in a cluster or scattered housing for 18-24 months (depending on the program requirements). During this time, programming elements emphasize living skills, including ...

  • Residential Addiction Treatment

    Agency: YSS

    YSS’ Residential Addiction Treatment provides an individualized, gender-responsive, evidence-based recovery program for adolescents (12-18) in a safe, homelike atmosphere.

  • Education and Prevention

    Agency: YSS

    We provide prevention, education, and early intervention programs for youth and families through community partnerships by offering before and after school programs, summer enrichment programs, adolescent pregnancy prevention, substance use prevention, child abuse prevention, youth employment and development, mentoring, family nest, Family Developm...

  • Baby Bump and Beyond

    Agency: YSS

    Having a baby is an exciting time. It can also be overwhelming, especially if a mother or another family member is experiencing other life challenges. Baby Bump & Beyond is here to help.
    Baby Bump & Beyond offers:

    • Educational classes related to pregnancy, infant care, and parenting
    • Clothing, supplies and equipment to assist mo...

  • Shelter Services

    Agency: YSS

    Available, for a short-term, out of home placement for children in crisis.

  • Homeless Youth Outreach Center

    Agency: YSS

    YOUTH OPPORTUNITY CENTER offers an outreach center for homeless youth, ages 16-22, or through 25 if parenting. Outreach and support services are provided to the homeless youth and Youth Opportunity Center case managers will work with the youth to get them the resources they need. 

    SUPPORTIVE SERVICES: Primary Health Care provides assista...

  • Behavioral Health Services

    Agency: YSS

    Provides children and families experiencing behavioral and mental health issues in-house staff for counseling and therapy services, evaluation, assessment, and diagnosis.

  • Healthy Futures Program

    Agency: YSS

    Sometimes, parents and caregivers need help learning how to manage a growing family and household. That’s why YSS offers the Healthy Futures program. One-on-one support to parents and children, providing a healthy start to a happy life.

  • Runaway/Homeless Youth Helplines

    Agency: YSS

    In a difficult situation, teens or their parents may call or drop in at the Center for immediate intervention. Our Center specializes in providing services to youth who are contemplating running away from home. We also provide services to homeless youth and young families. The Center provides immediate counseling and support in order to resolve ...

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