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At LSI, we connect people with many resources in their local communities. Here are a few other important resources for Iowans looking for financial, food or health assistance.

Title 19 (or Medicaid)

Medicaid insurance is also known as Title 19 in Iowa and covers medical and health care costs for people who qualify. It can also cover the costs of important mental health services, including many LSI programs.

Medicaid qualifications
DHS online application for state of Iowa services


This program provides health care coverage for uninsured children of working families. See qualifications.

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under age 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women and women who have had a baby in the last six months. Learn more.

Food Assistance

The state of Iowa offers many supports to help families access healthy food. Learn more.

Iowa Farmers Markets

You can now use EBT (electronic benefit transfer) cards at some Iowa farmers markets to purchase farm fresh, healthy food. Learn more.

Child or Dependent Adult Abuse

To report child or dependent adult abuse, call the Iowa child abuse hotline at 1.800.362.2178.

Domestic Violence

If you are facing a domestic violence situation, you can call the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence for help and to find local resources near you. The 24-hour statewide hotline is 1.800.942.0333.

Substance Abuse

The Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center (ISAIC) provides information and resources about alcohol, drug and gambling disorders. You can also find prevention and treatment programs near you. Learn more.

Crisis Hotline

If you or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Anyone can call this 24-hour free number for help, and you’ll be routed to the nearest crisis center near you. Call 1.800.273.TALK (8255).

United Way 211

Visit the Iowa 211 website for a statewide listing of health and human services resources.

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