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 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.
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.
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, a holiday that can bring up both comfortable and uncomfortable emotions depending on your situation. Loneliness is absolutely a normal and understandable feeling to experience during this time, whether it’s because of your relationship status or the number of friends in your life.
About 1,500 families will receive a holiday meal this year thanks to CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank’s Project Holiday. Held the week before Christmas, this distribution provides Johnson County families with all the ingredients needed to make a traditional holiday dinner. Project Holiday meals include choice of entrée, sides, vegetables, and a variety of […]
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is excited to announce the opening a second Food Bank location in the Pepperwood Plaza in the South District of Iowa City.
By Grace Basler, Communications Intern Like most college students, Becca started this school year amid the uncertainty of a hybrid in-person and virtual learning environment. Going into her senior year, Becca is studying Neuroscience and Russian. On a typical day, you might also find her playing the piano, drawing and creating art, playing video games, […]
By Grace Basler, Communications Intern In the summer of 2015, Sean was introduced to CommUnity through a friend who was a Crisis Intervention volunteer. He thought that volunteering in Crisis Intervention sounded interesting, but originally put off becoming a volunteer because he didn’t know if he could make time for the training. Eventually, however, Sean […]
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 […]
Updated 8/10/2020 at 2:45 p.m. CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank is temporarily closed due to a power outage caused by the severe storms the afternoon of Monday, August 10. We will update here, and on our Facebook page when operations resume. Thank you for your patience.