Foundation 2 understands that speaking on the phone does not meet the needs of everyone experiencing crisis. To better meet our clients’ needs, we have expanded our array of crisis response services for those facing immediate crisis.
· Online chat counseling- This online emotional support connects a person in crisis with a trained and compassionate crisis counselor. Visit www.Foundation2CrisisChat.org 9 AM- 3 PM Monday through Friday to connect with a counselor through our website.
· Text support-You are now able to use your phone to text us. Foundation 2 Crisis Text is available by texting to 800-332-4224 and following the prompts. Text is currently available Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM, with plans to eventually expand the hours we are able to respond to your text.
In addition to these services, Mobile Crisis Outreach offers on-site crisis intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To learn more call 1-855-800-1239 to discuss Mobile Crisis Outreach with Foundation 2 staff. Foundation 2 coordinates Mobile Crisis Outreach for residents of the following counties: Linn, Johnson, Iowa, Jones, Buchanan, Delaware, Bremer, Dubuque and Benton.
Foundation 2’s crisis line received 107 calls on June 1, 2016, which is the highest daily total we have ever had. Crisis line services continue to be available to those in crisis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can connect with a crisis counselor by calling (319) 362-2174 in the Cedar Rapids local calling area or 1-800-332-4224 anywhere else in Iowa.
Foundation 2 cares about our clients and is dedicated to offering services that can best meet their needs in a variety of ways.