24/7 Dads-Davenport Iowa

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524 15th St, Moline, IL 61265
(309) 736-7170

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The 24/7 Dads program is a 12-week curriculum based program empowering males to become more involved, responsible, and committed in their role as a father-figure. The program focuses on improving a fathers' self-awareness, caring for self, fathering skills, parenting skills, and relationship skills. The program covers the universal aspects of fatherhood so that men of all cultures, races, religions, and backgrounds can benefit. The curriculum is 24-hours in length and designed to provide empowerment and support and a father friendly environment.

Al-Anon Family Group

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704 Houser Street
Muscatine, IA 52761

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This group is for individuals affected by problem drinking. It meets at 704 Houser Street in Muscatine on Sunday Evenings at 6:45pm. Call 319-499-8344 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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212 Walnut St.
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
563-264-2263

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Alcoholics Anonymous is worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership.

Alternatives for the Older Adult-Caregiver Support

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1803 7th St, Moline, IL 61265
(309) 277-0167

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

We offer support for anyone caring for a senior, and for grandparents raising their grandchildren. In addition to the support groups that meet once a month, we also have workshops and counseling to assist people dealing with this rewarding and difficult work

ASK Resource Center

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5665 Greendale Road, Suite D
Johnston, IA 50131

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-450-8667
Fax: (515) 243-1902

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

ASK (Access for Special Kids) Resource Center offers support and information to families of children with special needs. ASK also hosts several other programs, including:
PTI- Parent Training and Information regarding civil rights and self-advocacy
F2F: Family to Family Health Information Center provides information and referral to improve access to care for families with children with disabilities.
Dispute Resolution: Support in resolving conflicts between families and professionals/providers.
Transition: Assistance in planning for the future.
FIND: Families of Iowa Network for Disabilities is an online network to connect families of children with special needs
Walk the Talk Iowa: Bullying prevention in partnership with the Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa
Together We Can: Annual conference for families and professionals

Beyond the Bump

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Waterfront Hyvee Club Room
1720 Waterfront Drive
Iowa City, Iowa

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Beyond the Bump is a support group for new moms. All new moms and their babies are welcome. The group meets every other Thursday 11am-12:30pm at the Waterfront Hyvee in Iowa City. Register for each session online at the website provided.

Brain Injury Caregiver/Survivor Support Group

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Upton Bill's Coffee Shop
730 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, Iowa

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This support group is for the families of individuals with a brain injury. It meets the 2nd Monday of each month from 7-8:30pm.

Contact Kathryn Strandell (703)899-2327 or at the email provided for specific information and to ensure the group is still on for the week.

For Transportation information contact: Greg Thompson (319)351-5579 or dgregthompson72@gmail.com

Breastfeeding Support Group

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Iowa river Landing, Lower Level Room #0301
300 E 9th Street
Coralville, 52241
(319) 248-1700

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Breastfeeding Support Group meets on Wednesdays from 5-7pm at University of Iowa River Landing in Coralville. Email lactation-support @uiowa.edu for more information and contact prior to your first group to ensure it is meeting that date.

Burlington Youth/Young Adult Sexual Violence Survivors Support Group

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Contact for location and times

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This group is provided in Burlington by RVAP (Rape Victim Advocacy Program). Contact Jenna at 319-541-9554 for more information, including the meeting place and times for the group.

Cedar County Home Educators

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Resource updated: August 22, 2019

This is a home school group for Cedar County Iowa. It includes monthly group field trips and mom support meetings.

Call or email for more information and current meeting times.

Children in the Middle

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152 Colorado Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

Toll-Free Phone: 1-888-336-3907

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges conduct these classes for the Scott, Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, and Muscatine Counties in Iowa and Henry, Mercer, Rock Island, and Whiteside Counties in Illinois. The classes are aimed toward families living in two separate houses due to separation or divorce. It is a 4-hour class and works to develop skills in the parents and children.

Registration: You may register for these classes online (credit card required), by phone, mail, or fax; or in person at your local college. Contact information in this listing is for Muscatine Community college, however the class is also available at Scott Community College and Clinton Community College.

The class schedule, along with the class ID number for registration, may be found online. The classes for the Muscatine Campus are one Monday night per month from 6pm-10pm.

Children in the Middle

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152 Colorado Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

Toll-Free Phone: 1-888-336-3907

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges conduct these classes for the Scott, Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, and Muscatine Counties in Iowa and Henry, Mercer, Rock Island, and Whiteside Counties in Illinois. The classes are aimed toward families living in two separate houses due to separation or divorce. It is a 4-hour class and works to develop skills in the parents and children.

Registration: You may register for these classes online (credit card required), by phone, mail, or fax; or in person at your local college. Contact information in this listing is for Muscatine Community college, however the class is also available at Scott Community College and Clinton Community College.

The class schedule, along with the class ID number for registration, may be found online. The classes for the Muscatine Campus are one Monday night per month from 6pm-10pm.

Compassionate Friends

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2907 Mulberry Ave.
Muscatine, Iowa

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This is a support group for families who have lost a child of any age. Call ahead to verify that the meeting will be held at the usual time.

Location: George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home, 2907 Mulberry Avenue, Muscatine, IA
Meeting Time: 2pm on the second Sunday of each month.
Contact: 563-263-8112

Corridor Christian Counseling Services

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655 Liberty Way, Suite 6
PO Box 667
North Liberty, IA 52317

Hours / Days of Operation:

Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 7:00pm

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

As a small mental health provider, we have 3 therapists. We provide a variety of services including psychological testing (DDS), substance abuse counseling, sexual addictions treatment (internet pornography), marital counseling, individual therapy, and group therapy.

We can also provide STEPS programming. Currently we offer a group for men who are struggling with pornography addiction and for the spouses of men who are addicted to pornography or other sexual behaviors.

Divorce Care Support Group

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501 West Bypass 61 Suite 16
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-299-4581

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each session has two distinct elements:

A Seminar with Experts
During the first 30–40 minutes of the meeting, each DivorceCare group watches a video seminar featuring top experts on divorce and recovery subjects. These videos are produced in an interesting-to-watch television magazine format featuring expert interviews, real-life case studies and on-location video.

A Support Group with Focus
After viewing the video, DivorceCare group participants spend time as a support group, discussing what was presented in that week's video seminar and what is going on in the lives of group members.

The group meets every Wednesday beginning from 09-16-2016 to 12-09-2015 from 6:30PM-8:00PM

Domestic Violence Intervention Program

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1105 S. Gilbert Ct. Suite 300
Iowa City, Iowa

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-373-1043

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Domestic Violence Intervention Program provides crisis intervention, advocacy and support services to adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and trafficking.

Our 24 hour hotline is answered by certified domestic abuse advocates that can assist with emergency safety, brief counseling, emergency housing, safety planning, and assistance with community systems such as law enforcement, courts, health services and DHS.

The Mission of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program is to provide comprehensive support and advocacy services to victim/survivors, focusing on immediate and long-term safety, empowerment, dignity, and hope.

In collaboration with the community, we strive to end domestic abuse through education, accountability, and social justice. Our service are includes Cedar, Des Moines, Henry, Iowa, Johnson, Lee, Van Buren and Washington Counties.

Epilepsy Foundation Iowa

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1111 Ninth Street, Suite 370
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-238-7660

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Epilepsy Foundation of Iowa provides education, resources, and support for those affected by epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation Iowa Facebook Page

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1111 9th Street, Suite 370
Des Moines, Iowa
515-238-7660

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This is a Facebook page put out by Epilepsy Foundation Iowa to circulate information for those dealing with or affected by epilepsy. The page can be used to access pertinent articles, follow local epilepsy awareness events, and locate resources. It also includes contact information for the local branch office.

Epilepsy Support Group

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UnityPoint- Trinity Hospital, Education Center
500 John Deere Road
Moline, IL
309-373-0377 (Monta Ponsetto)

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This support group meets the 1st Thursday of each month (except January) at 6:30 pm.

Epilepsy Support Group

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Iowa City Public Library, Room D
123 South Linn Street
Iowa City, Iowa
515-238-7660

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This support group is provided by Epilepsy Foundation Iowa. It meets the third Friday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Iowa City Public Library.

Families of Iowa Network for Disabilities (FIND)

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Online Only

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

FIND is a project of ASK Resource Center, funded by the Iowa Department of Education and private donations. It is a social networking site for families of children with disabilities to make connections and share resources and support. Membership is free and features include forums, live chats, groups, videos and blogs.

Family Program Services of the Muscatine Community YMCA

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1823 Logan St
Muscatine, IA 52761

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Family Program Services (FPS) provides programming to families through group support. Several groups are held each week including those for teen parents, Spanish speaking mothers, parents with children 0-grade school, parents with children in middle and high school, and grandparents raising grandchildren. Programming includes parenting education, self-sufficiency, respite, family focus, and grandparents raising grandchildren support. FPS also provides family strengthening educational workshops, family bonding activities, job seeking skills, child sexual abuse prevention, and cost saving techniques, etc. All programs are free and open to the public whether or not they are YMCA members. Community referrals for families are an integral part of programming. Childcare and transportation are provided for all services.

First Steps

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1823 Logan St,
Muscatine, IA 52761
(563) 263-9996

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

First Steps is a support group for parents of children birth- 5th grade offered by the Muscatine Community YMCA. It meets from 6:30-8:00pm on Wednesday evenings and is FREE regardless of YMCA membership.

Friends and Fitness

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1823 Logan Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
563-263-9996

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Friends and Fitness at the Muscatine Community YMCA provides child care while moms join an exercise class and then provides lunch for both mother and child(ren). This is a free program offered every Tuesday from 9:30am-12:00pm. A YMCA membership is not required to participate. The child care is provided by staff from the YMCA child care program. A bilingual facilitator is also present for Spanish-speaking families.

Tuesdays 9:30-noon; Exercise class 10:05am-10:55am and lunch 11:00am-11:45 am at the Muscatine Community YMCA

Gilda's Club Quad Cities

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Muscatine Office:
Thursdays 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
563-263-7292 X109

1808 Mulberry Avenue
3rd Floor, Senior Resources
Muscatine, IA 52761

Davenport Hours:
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - Friday 8:00 AM - Last Scheduled Activity
Saturday/Sunday - Closed

1234 East River Drive
Davenport, IA 52803

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Resource updated: February 4, 2020

The mission of Gilda's Club Quad Cities is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

Free of charge, Gilda's Club Quad Cities provides support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer. As a Cancer Support Community affiliate, we are part of the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States. Our global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people

Hours of Operation: Office Hours: By Appointment
Monthly Workshop: 6 - 7:30 pm on 3rd Thursday at 1st Presbyterian Church, 401 Iowa Avenue, Muscatine- 2nd Floor Gathering Room, Please use 4th Street entrance.

Chair Yoga: 10:30 to 11:30am on the 2nd and 4th Thursday at Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, 1601 Plaza Place, Muscatine

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