In a few short weeks, CommUnity will welcome a new Executive Director and I will hand over the reigns of an organization that has been a true highlight of my career.
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank has earned International Council for Helplines (ICH) re-accreditation for their Crisis Intervention phone, chat and text helpline services.
This position provides counseling to clients on dispatch calls in community settings where the crisis is occurring. Respond to clients within 60 minutes in Johnson and Iowa Counties.
CommUnity Mobile Crisis Outreach is a service that provides free crisis counseling to individuals in Iowa. Services are available in Johnson and Iowa Counties. Mobile Crisis counselors respond to mental health emergencies to provide resources and emotional support. We compiled a list of frequently asked questions to explain some of the details of how the […]
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is hiring full-time and part-time Crisis Intervention Specialists to provide crisis counseling, crisis screening and suicide intervention overnight to clients via phone, chat and texting platforms.
By Altahra Ahmed, Quality Assurance & Training Coordinator Women’s History month has been celebrated since 1987 in the United States. This national recognition of women’s contributions started by a week-long celebration of women in March by the Sonoma School District in California in 1978. That lone event spread across the nation and almost a decade […]
March 5-6, 2021, from sundown to sundown is National Day of Unplugging – an event that has been going on for just over a decade. The goal is to promote unplugging yourself from technology for 24 hours in an effort to assist people in recharging their mental, physical, and spiritual batteries.
Executive Director, Becci Reedus is retiring after nearly 13 years at CommUnity. We are collecting well wishes from community members who have had the pleasure of working with Becci over the years. There are three options to submit your farewell. Send a hand-written card to CommUnity at:CommUnity Crisis Services and Food BankAttn: Farewell Becci1121 S. […]
Trauma, in its many shapes and forms, is often caused by a single experience or series of events that leaves the survivor feeling anxious, depressed, shameful, or hypervigilant. The spectrum for what trauma looks like is as wide as it is long, but there are elements that tie all forms of trauma together.
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is seeking individuals interested in the position of Iowa City Police Department Mental Health Liaison
This position, through partnership with Iowa City Police Department, will improve outcomes on mental health related calls for service and divert persons who need support and treatment from the emergency room and jail. Under the supervision of the Mobile Crisis Coordinator, the Mental Health Law Enforcement Liaison will work with assigned police officers to provide crisis intervention, referral and support to individuals in our community.