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Please note: There are links to sites on this page that are external to the Foundation 2 website. Foundation 2 is not responsible for the content contained on these sites.

American Association of Suicidology

Links to crisis centers in the United States as well as current information on suicide, statistics, research and prevention.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider.

National Alliance of the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Iowa
Support and resources for consumers with mental illness and their friends and family.

United Way of East Central Iowa
Foundation 2 is a member agency of United Way.

Coalition for Family and Children's Services in Iowa

The Coalition represents 34 private and county agencies that annually serve more than 100,000 at-risk Iowa children and families.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) 
Serves as a portal to valuable resources about suicide prevention.

Leaders in Volunteerism (LIV)
Leaders in Volunteerism (LIV) was created to develop, stimulate and promote volunteerism in our community.  Foundation 2 is a Leaders in Volunteerism (LIV) member.

Linn County Community Resource Sheets
This link provides access to community resource sheets for residents of Linn County, Iowa.  Please note that the resource sheets are updated annually.

United Way 211
For additional community resources and referrals, you may call United Way 211, which is a free, confidential service that connects individuals and families to community resources and the services they need, 24-hours a day, seven days a week.  To find help, dial 2-1-1 or toll-free at 1-866-469-2211.  From a cell phone or pay phone, dial (319) 739-4211.

This website allows users to raise money for their favorite charities and schools by doing something they do every day — searching the Internet.   Foundation 2 is a listed GoodSearch charity- please consider searching for us!  Each search raises an average of one cent for our agency, which can add up quickly!

If you shop at Amazon online, consider shopping through this link for Foundation 2. Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchase back to us!

Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP) Iowa

AMP is a youth-driven, statewide group that seeks to unleash the full potential for personal growth among foster and adoptive children in Iowa. AMP offers leadership opportunities, service learning projects, speaking opportunities, and educational/vocational assistance. AMP also provides the life skills youth need to become self-sufficient, independent adults.  Foundation 2 offers AMP to the Cedar Rapids area.

You Matter- Let Us Help You Through

No matter if it doesn’t always feel like it. You matter. And in moments when you feel like you just need some support, there is help out there.You Matter is a movement to spread the word that your problems, your worries, your fears, and above all you—unique and real you—matter. And because just about everyone—at some point—hits the wall, we’re here to help you get over that wall. Reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Your Life Iowa

Bullying does not have to be a part of growing up. If you are a teen in Iowa and you, a friend or a family member is a victim of bullying, it’s time to take control. Here you can find information about how to identify and deal with bullying or the topic of suicide.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.  Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.