Waterloo, Iowa—LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa) has expanded the service areas for the Pediatric Integrated Health services.
LSI’s Pediatric Integrated Health has been a provider of choice in the Cedar Valley, operating in Black Hawk and Grundy Counties. The services – which have provided support for more than 200 area families – coordinate community connections, as well as physical and behavioral health care for children on Medicaid with severe emotional or behavioral issues.
Pediatric Integrated Health has expanded to serve communities in Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Chickasaw, Franklin, Butler, Bremer, Hardin, Buchanan, Tama, and Benton Counties. With the expansion, LSI can continue to provide hope and healing to families across Iowa.
Family Solutions, an Iowa human services organization, has said LSI’s history of mental health services “demonstrates their effectiveness in meeting the mental health needs of those they serve,” and the Waterloo School District said Pediatric Integrated Health “has the ability to coordinate vital physical and mental health information with various providers.”
The service line has been there for families like Rosa’s. When Rosa’s daughter, Perla, began struggling to stay focused in school, she wanted to make sure her child had the best possible support. With the help of her Pediatric Integrated Health team, Rosa is now working with the school to ensure Perla gets the additional help she needs in her classes.
“I’m making sure Perla and her sister are doing well in school,” Rosa says. “Thanks to God, everything is going well.”