Muscatine

2107 Cedar Street, Muscatine, IA, USA

Phone 5632635170 | Fax 5632886503


Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) are supportive, directive, and teaching interventions provided in a community- or home-based care environment designed to improve the individual’s skills for effective functioning with family, peers, and community in an age-appropriate manner.

Your child or young adult may benefit from BHIS services for issues such as:

  • family, school or peer conflict
  • change in sleep or eating patterns
  • loss of planning and organizational skills
  • impulsive behaviors such as running away, substance use, verbally and/or physically acting out
  • risk of out-of-home placement

Services:

  • Home visits
  • Skill instruction
  • Crisis intervention

Eligibility:

BHIS serves individuals, aged 4 to 20, with Title XIX benefits through Medicaid. To participate in BHIS, an individual must secure a clinical diagnostic assessment with a licensed practitioner.

Intake Process:

Call Central Intake number at 888-457-4692

Hours:

Central Intake is available Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Payment:

Self Pay, Medicaid

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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Program: Parent Pals

Parent Pals is coordinated intake program, linking parents to home visiting programs and other resources in their community. Parent Pals helps strengthen families through home visitations, encouraging positive parenting strategies, and promoting child health and development.

Parent Pals is funded through the Iowa Department of Public Health and is managed by LSI.

Services:

  • Advocate for and link families to home visiting programs and other community services.
  • Provide access to other resources

Eligibility:

Open to parents who are pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 5.

Intake Process:

Contact Parent Pals at 1-855-236-9725 or 1-855-BeMyPal.

Hours:

Flexible hours are available to meet participants needs.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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The Four Oaks Parents as Teachers program is a free, voluntary, family education and support program designed to provide practical, timely information on child development to families. It provides information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

Services:

The program offers 4 main components to its participants:

  • Home Visits
  • Developmental Screenings
  • Group Meetings
  • Resource Network

Intake Process:

Call for more information.

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

Website: View Website


Program: Respite Services

Respite services were developed as a way to help people with disabilities live in a community, or home-based setting. Respite provides a temporary break from care-giving responsibilities for parents or guardians caring for a child or adult with a disability who lives in their home. Individual Respite is a one-on-one service for the individual receiving care. Group Respite may consist of one direct care provider supervising up to three individuals.

Services:

  • Monitor individuals safety
  • Provide support to families and individuals
  • Opportunities to participate in community activities.
  • Group respite

Eligibility:

Services are often provided through the use of the following Home and Community-Based Services Waivers (HCBS): Intellectual Disabilities, Children’s Mental Health Waiver, Brain Injury, and Health and Disability Waiver.

Intake Process:

Speak with your waiver case manager or social worker, or contact the respite agency for application details.

Payment:

Medicaid Waiver

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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Supported Community Living (SCL) provides people with disabilities the opportunity to live as independently as possible in the community. Service includes support with safety, housekeeping, finances, communication, employment, socialization, transportation and wellness.

Services:

Hourly Supported Community Living
Serves children and adults from just a few hours per month up eight hours per day. This goal-focused program maintains the independence clients currently have while working toward greater independence. Clients access the community in new and exciting ways by utilizing public transportation, grocery shopping, working out and forming meaningful relationships with peers.

Twenty-Four Hour Supported Community Living
Serves adults who require eight or more hours of service per day. Service is provided in the place of residence and the community, where clients learn independent living skills such as household maintenance, meal planning, budgeting and socialization’all while working toward the goal of greater independence.

Eligibility:

Children and adults with disabilities.

Intake Process:

Referral of applicants should be made to the Easter Seals Iowa Outreach Coordinator by emailing the completed application (found on website) or by calling 515-309-1783.

Payment:

Self Pay, Medicaid Waiver, Medicaid — Amerigroup Iowa, Inc., Medicaid — Iowa Total Care

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

Website: View Website