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Crisis Counseling Available

Release date: 
June 28, 2002
Release Number: 
1420-09

Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- State officials are reminding Iowans that free help for disaster-related stress is just a phone call away.

If you are experiencing emotional distress as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on June 3 and you live in one of the Iowa counties listed below, assistance is available 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

County Telephone County Telephone
Allamakee (563) 568-6227 Iowa (319) 642-5573
Benton (319) 472-4743 Jackson (563) 652-4246
Buchanan (319) 334-7450 Jones (319) 462-4457
Cedar (563) 886-3955 Johnson (319) 339-6169
Clayton (563) 245-1865 Linn (319) 892-5620
Clinton (563) 244-0563 Muscatine (563) 263-7512
Delaware (563) 927-5116 Scott (563) 326-8723
Dubuque (563) 589-7870 Winneshiek (563) 387-4144
Fayette (563) 422-5047    

Short-term intervention counseling for the residents of the above counties is available at no cost.

Iowa state officials are urging all Iowa homeowners, renters, farmers, agricultural producers, or business owners who sustained damage as a result of severe storms and flooding that began on June 3, regardless of where in Iowa they live, should register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. FEMA's toll-free registration number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). People with hearing or speech impairments may call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Recovery specialists are available to take calls from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., CDT, seven days a week.

Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 12:56