The Psychiatric Technician is responsible for welcoming and engaging with clients entering the GuideLink Center, completing a brief history of the presenting crisis, assisting with crisis de-escalation, and performing screenings to include a suicide risk screening, a brief mental health screening, a brief physical health screening and recording of vital signs. The Psychiatric Technician will connect clients with the appropriate level of care based on initial screening.
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.
Organizing a food drive at your office, school, or church is probably easier than you think —CommUnity has online resources to help you get started.
This position provides counseling to clients on dispatch calls in community settings where the crisis is occurring.
Some of our services are temporarily limited due to service outages caused by the storm on August 10. We are currently unable to receive incoming phone calls. If you need to reach a member of our staff, please find their e-mail address at builtbycommunity.org/staff. If you are unsure who you need to contact, you may […]
Beyond celebrating the release of his new album, local musician Anthony Worden decided to make his album release show an opportunity to support his community. Worden has been a volunteer with CommUnity Food Bank for nearly a year, and he announced that he will be collecting donations at his upcoming performance after witnessing a recent decrease in food donations coming in.
Due to a recent suicide death that impacted many young people and families in our community, we want to share the resources we offer to support those affected by this loss.
Join us at Our Redeemer’s 47th Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser!All proceeds benefit CommUnity Crisis Services and Food BankSpecial thanks to our presenting sponsor, GreenState Credit Union Saturday, March 7, 20207:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2301 E Court St, Iowa CityRSVP via Facebook for event reminders! Adults – $7 / Children – $3 […]
CommUnity welcomes our new Director of External Relations, Michelle Guthart Cole, MA, CNP. With over 25 years working in the nonprofit sector, Michelle has extensive experience in many areas.
Gary first came to CommUnity after finding himself stranded in a new city. With no transportation and all of his family 200 miles away in another state, he didn’t know where to go for help. That’s when an acquaintance suggested that he should come to CommUnity, and offered to give him a ride. “I came […]