Waterloo

304 South Street, Waterloo, IA, USA

Phone 3192333579 | Fax 3192336569


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: No

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Program: HOPES

Healthy Opportunities for Parents to Experience Success (HOPES) is a voluntary community based home visitation program for families living in Humboldt County. The program goals are to promote child health and development, improve family relationships, promote positive parenting and family interaction, prevent child abuse and neglect, as well as infant mortality and morbidity.

The Humboldt County HOPES program is funded by Building Families Early Childhood Area.

Services:

  • Advocate for and link families to appropriate community services.
  • Teach, demonstrate and coach parents on how to care for their child.
  • Promote nurturing parent – child interaction.
  • Teach and model appropriate parent behavior and methods of discipline.
  • Provide prenatal information and support.

Eligibility:

Humboldt County residents who are expecting a child, or have a child between the ages of birth – 3 years.

Intake Process:

Contact Humboldt County Public Health at 515-332-2492.

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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Pediatric Integrated Health program provides families with a dedicated team of professionals that help manage a child's entire health through a family-centered, coordinated approach. The team focuses on the parents concerns and how the child's mind, body, choices and behaviors affect their wellness.

Services:

  • Provide families with a care coordinator, registered nurse, and family navigator
  • Help families manage a child's physical and mental health
  • Link families to coordinated behavioral and physical health services
  • Connect families with transportation services

Eligibility:

Children under the age of 18 years old with a diagnosed serve emotional disorder ( ADHD, ODD, RAD, PTSD, Autism, etc.) and eligible for Medicaid.

Intake Process:

Information needed when initially enrolling in program: Child's name, date of birth, address, phone number, Medicaid number, and parent or guardian name.

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Payment:

Medicaid

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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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: No

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