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the last 50 years and our
plans for the future!
PROTECTING Emergency Youth Shelter
serving Linn County
and Surrounding Areas
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Experiencing a Crisis?

A crisis is any stress or pressure that has become too great for you to cope with alone. A crisis can be about anything – suicide, divorce, illness, or a series of smaller problems that have continued to compound. Foundation 2 Crisis Center is here to help with our telephone counselors available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Foundation 2

Foundation 2 is a nonprofit human service agency offering crisis prevention and intervention programs to people of all ages. We are committed to positive youth development, suicide prevention, and helping build the foundation for stronger and healthier families and safer communities for everyone. Our services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, crisis chat and text, family counseling, support groups, mobile crisis outreach, an emergency youth shelter, and independent living support for youth.

Our mission is to be a trusted support when life gets tough.  All people. Any time. Every time.

Our vision is to build resilience and improve quality of life by ensuring every Iowan has access to our lifesaving work in crisis prevention, intervention and response.

Foundation 2 services are confidential. We believe that all persons have the right to be treated with respect and dignity.

Crisis Services at Foundation 2

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