Dickinson County Resources for Families

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ABUSE

 
Boys Town of Iowa
35 West 1st Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-574-2684
1-800-448-3000
 
CAASA: Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault
Spencer  712-262-4612
Estherville 712-362-3200
HOPE Line 1-877-362-4612
 
Child and Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect Reporting
1-800-362-2178
 
FCC: Family Crisis Center of NW Iowa
Sioux Center 712-722-4404
HOTLINE 1-800-382-5603
www.familycrisiscenter.org
 
Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline
1-800-284-7821
 
National Human Trafficking Hotline
1-888-373-7888
Or Text "HELP" to BEFREE (233733) if you need help or see something suspicious.
 
State Domestic Abuse Hotline
1-800-942-0333
 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES (includes Substance Abuse)

 
All Those Yesterdays
Spencer, 1900 Grand Avenue North, Suite A
712-363-5886
 
Avera - Farm & Rural Stress Hotline
Farm Stress, Financial Questions, Connections to Resources
1-800-691-4336
 
Boys Town of Iowa
Spencer, 35 West 1st Street
712-574-2684
1-800-448-3000
 
Catholic Charities
Spencer, 111 4th West
712-580-4320
 
Champion State of Mind
Spirit Lake, 1212 18th St., Suite B
1-800-592-0180 ext. 2
 
H.E.A.R.T. Kinnections
Arnolds Park, 7 South Hwy 71
Okoboji, 1010 Julia Street
712-339-2422
 
Hope Haven
Spirit Lake, 1710 Gary Avenue
712-336-6977
 
Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center
1-866-242-4111
 
Jackson Recovery
Sioux City, Cherokee, Denison, LeMars
712-234-2300
 
Lutheran Services of Iowa
Spencer, 12 East 5th Street                                                                                                                                                                    
712-262-4083
 
NAMI - National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Kim Wilson
Spencer, 215 W. 4th St., Suite 6
712-262-9438 or 1-800-950-6264
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-950-6264
OR, IN A CRISIS?  TEXT NAMI TO 741741
www.nami.org
 
National Institute on Drug Abuse Help Line
1-800-662-4357
 
Northwest Iowa Care Connections
Enrollment & Financial Assistance
Spirit Lake, 1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2502
712-336-0775
24-Hour Crisis Line: 1-844-345-4569
 
Northwest Iowa Counseling Associates PC
Spencer, 20 W 4th St
712-262-6111
 
Plains Area Mental Health
Spirit Lake, 710 Lake St. Suite 2
712-320-8112
 
Seasons Center for Behavioral Health
Spirit Lake, 1401 Hill Avenue
1-800-242-5101
 
Shade of the Tree
Spirit Lake, 900 Lake Street
712-330-9140
 
Spencer Psychiatry and Counseling Services
Spencer, 2016 Hwy Blvd. South
712-580-3882
 
Veterans Counseling Center
Sioux City
712-255-3808
 
 
 

SUPPORT GROUPS

 
AA - Alcoholics Anonymous & Al-Anon
MONDAY - AA
11:30 a.m. 712-336-0657
IA Great Lakes Women's Group
Spirit Lake, Senior Center, 2100 Zenith Ave
 
8:00 p.m. 712-336-0657 (Al-Anon at same time)
Chip Group
Milford, St, Joseph's School, 1301 Okoboji Ave.
*1st monday open meeting
 
TUESDAY - AA
7:00 P.m. 712-336-0657
Discussion Group
Spirit Lake, Lakes Regional Healthcare - downstairs
 
WEDNESDAY - AA
12:00 p.m. 712-336-0657
Noon Brown Bag
Spirit Lake, Discovery House, 1411 Hill Ave
 
7:00 p.m. 712-336-0657 
IA Great Lakes Group
Milford, Harbor of Joy, 1204 L Ave
 
THURSDAY - AA
8:00 p.m. 712-336-0657
Candlelight Meeting
Arnolds Park, Arnolds Park City Hall, 1107 S. Hwy 71
 
FRIDAY - AA
3:00 p.m. 712-336-0657
Milford, Harbor of Joy, 1204 L. Ave
 
8:00 p.m. 712-336-0657 
Keep It Simple Group
Spirit Lake, First Presbyterian Church, 3501 Hill Ave
 
SATURDAY - AA
11:00 a.m. 712-336-0657
Women's Big Book Study
Spirit Lake, Lakes Regional Healthcare - basement
 
8:00 p.m. 712-336-0657 
12 & 12 Group
Spirit Lake, St, Alban's Church, 2011 23rd Street
*1st monday open meeting
 
SUNDAY - AA
10:30 a.m. 712-336-0657
Big Book Group
Spirit Lake, Spirit Lake Public Library, 702 16th Street
 
7:00 p.m. 712-336-0657 (Al-Anon at same time)
Beginner's Group
Spirit Lake, Discovery House, 1411 Hill Ave
 
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
First Thursday 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Keelson Harbour Senior Living ,  2810 Aurora Avenue
Spirit Lake, 712-336-2941 - Roin or Heather
 
Bereaved Parents
Third Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
Good News Community Church, 1010 Julia Street
Okoboji, Contact Dar Winkowitsch at 712-330-7582
 
Celebrate Recovery
12-Step Program for Hurts, Habits, Hang-Ups or Addictions
Tuesday 7:00 p.m. No Appointment Necessary.
Good News Community Church, 1010 Julia Street
Okoboji, Contact Jay Birdsall at 712-330-1294 or 712-332-5698
 
Grief Share
Lost a spouse, child, family member or friend.
Mondays 6:30-8:30 p.m.  April-July & Sept-December
Okoboji Bible Conference , 7 Okoboji Grove Rd.
Arnolds Park, 712-330-7091
 
Memory Caregiver Support Group
Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 a.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 3501 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, 712-336-1649 - office@fpcspiritlake.org
 
Parkinson's Disease Support Group
2nd Tuesday of month at 9:30am-10:30 a.m.
Bedell Family YMCA Community Room, 1900 41st Street
Spirit Lake, 712-336-9622
 
Respite Angels Caregiver Support Group
Thursdays at 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Calvary United Methodist Church, 679 W. Okoboji Grove Road
Arnolds Park, 712-229-6064 respite.angels@yahoo.com
 

CHILDREN'S ISSUES

 
Child Abuse Hotline
To Report Abuse
1-800-362-2178
 
Child Abuse Hotline 
National
1-800-422-4453
 
Child Find of America
1-800-IAM-LOST
(1-800-426-5678)
 
Missing Children Help Center
1-800-USA-KIDS
(1-800-872-5437)
 
National Child Safety Council
(Childwatch)
1-800-222-1464
 
Prevention of Child Abuse
1200 University, City View Plaza
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-281-8726
 
Runaway
(National)
1-800-621-4000
 

CHILDREN'S SERVICES

 
Best Care for Better Babies
Lakes Regional Healthcare
2301 Highway 71 South
PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-339-6050
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
The Caring Program for Children
1-800-223-KIDS
(1-800-223-5437)
 
Cherish Center
Cherished Women/Cherished Kids (Parent Support for Moms)
Dads of Cherished Kids (Parent Support for Dads)
Cherish House (Maternity Home)
1004 22nd Street
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-3333
info@cherishcenter.org
 
Child Care Resource and Referral
Mid Sioux Opportunity
418 S. Marian Street
Remsen, IA 51051
877-216-8481
712-859-3885
 
Child Health
Children's Hospice International: 1-800-242-4453
Children's Wish Foundation International: 1-800-323-9474
Reye's Syndrome, National Foundation: 1-800-233-7393
Shriner's Hospital Referral Line: 1-800-237-5055
 
Child Health Specialty Clinics
Spencer, 1200 First Avenue East
712-264-6362, 712-264-6363, 1-866-219-9119
 
Dickinson County Department of Human Services
Dickinson County Courthouse, 1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2401
Spirit Lake, 712-336-2555 or 1-866-336-2555
 
Dickinson County Head Start
1100 8th Street
Milford, IA 51351
Contact: Angie Mitchell, ECP Coordinator for UDMO Head Start, at 712-330-3346
 
Dickinson County Public Health
2301 Highway 71 South
PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-339-6050
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Early Childhood Iowa: Lakes Region
PO Box 146
Sheldon, IA 51201
712-363-3363
 
K.I.D.S: Kommunity Involvement, Development and Support
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
714 East 10th Avenue
Spencer, IA 51301
712-363-8466
 
Lakes Regional Healthcare: Home Care and Hospice
2301 Highway 71 South
PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-8709
 
Lutheran Social Services of Iowa
Health Concerns
1812 24th Avenue West
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-9171
 
Moms of Tots - MOTS
Good News Community Church
For moms of babies and toddlers, childcare provided.
1010 Julia Street
Okoboji, IA 51351
motsspiritlake@gmail.com
9:00 to 11:00 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month during the school year.
 
Parents Anonymous Helpline
800-345-5044
 
Parents Connect
Parenting Class sponsored through Cherish Center with Free Meal and Childcare Provided.
Good News Community Church
1010 Julia Street
Okoboji, IA 51355
712-338-3333
First Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
 
Priority #1
1600 15th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Contact Jan Monahan at 712-336-3488
 
Seasons Center for Behavioral Health
1401 Hill Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
1-800-242-5101
 
Time-Out Nursery
Good News Community Church
Respite Care Program for Families (Infant +)
1010 Julia Street
Okoboji, IA 51355
Contact Erika Graves at 712-330-6614
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and two Fridays per month during the school year.
 
Upper Des Moines Opportunity - WIC
(Southeast Corner of Great Lakes Mall)
1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-1112
 
YMCA Kinship
Youth Mentoring
1900 41st Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-9622
Contact Paula Edwards at paula.edwards@okobojiYMCA.com
 

CLOTHING

 
Thee Garage Sale
Children's Clothing and Household Furnishings
1004 22nd Street
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-3334
 
Kaden's Closet
Community Outreach for Foster and Adoptive Parents (Infants to 18 years)
Good News Community Church
1010 Julia Street
Okoboji, IA 51355
712-332-5698
Or Call Tina for appointment 319-429-3400
 
St. Joseph Catholic Church
1309 Okoboji Avenue
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-2274
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday
Closed Wednesday and Sunday
 
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
(Southeast Corner of Great Lakes Mall)
Coats Only.
1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-1112
 
 

DISASTER ASSISTANCE

 
Critical Incident Stress Management Team
24-hour access
Hotline: 1-877-225-2476
Contact Steve Hopkins: 712-330-1144
 
Dickinson County Healthcare Coalition
Lakes Regional Healthcare
2301 Highway 71 South
PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2682
712-336-1230
 
Emergency Management
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite B103
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3987
 
LERT - Lutheran Early Response Team
Immanuel Lutheran Church
2300 27th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Contact Nyla Bertram at 712-336-1010
Ellie Menz, IOWAY Director, 515-370-1159
 
Red Cross
800-REDCROSS
712-252-4081
 
Salvation Army
1607 Ithaca Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Contact Jeff Hanson at 712-336-5776
 
 

EDUCATION

 
Early Childhood Iowa: Lakes Region
PO Box 146
Sheldon, IA 51201
712-363-3363
 
Elderbridge Agency on Aging
714 10th Avenue East
PO Box 213
Spencer, IA 51301
1-800-243-0678
712-262-1775
 
Iowa Lakes Community College
2008 Hill Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3439
Estherville - 1-800-242-5106
Emmetsburg - 1-800-242-5108
 
Hand-in-Hand
1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-298-2306
 
Headstart
101 Robbins Avenue
PO Box 519
Graettinger, IA 51342
1-800-245-6151
712-859-3885
 
Iowa New Choices Program
Iowa Lakes Community College
300 South 18th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
712-362-7931
 
Iowa Legal Aid
506 Nebraska Street
Sioux City, IA 51101
1-800-352-0017
712-277-8686
 
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Dickinson County
1600 15th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3488
 
Prairie Lakes AEA
23 East 7th Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-4704
1-866-540-3860
 
Vocational Rehabilitation
217 West 5th Street
PO Box 3093
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-9585
 

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

 
Dickinson County Veterans Affairs
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1508
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-0883
 
Dickinson County Community Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2502
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-0775
 
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
(Southeast Corner of Great Lakes Mall)
1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-1112
 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

 
Ambulance, Fire, Police
In an Emergency, Dial 9-1-1.
Non Emergency: 712-336-2525
 
Dickinson County Crime Stoppers
712-336-2345
 
Dickinson County Emergency Management
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite B103
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3987
 
Dickinson County Sheriff's Office
712-336-2793
 
Lakes Regional Health Care
712-336-1230
 
POLICE DEPARTMENTS
Arnolds Park Police Department
712-332-2227
 
Lake Park Police Department
712-336-2525
 
Milford Police Department
712-336-2525
 
Okoboji Police Department
712-332-7845
 
Spirit Lake Police Department
712-336-5776
 

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

 
Employment Connections
1710 Lincoln Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2048
 
Hope Haven
1808 Jackson Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-4052
 
ILCC Rehabilitation Education and Services
300 South 18th 
Estherville, IA 51334
712-362-5433
or
217 West 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-9585
 
Iowa Workforce Development
217 West 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-1971
1-800-798-7224
 
Westaff
2308 30th Street, Suite 2
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-759-1039
 
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Ace (WIOA)
217 West 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-1971
1-800-798-7224
 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

 
Dickinson County Community Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2502
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-0775
 
Dickinson County Department of Human Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2401
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2555
1-866-336-2555
 
Dickinson County Veterans Affairs
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1508
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-0883
 
Rural Development
Farm Service Agency
306 11th Street Southwest Plaza
Spencer, IA 51301
Contact Sheila Zobrist at 712-262-3173
or
1621 Lake Avenue
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Contact Arnold Thomas at 712-732-1200
 
Social Security Administration
1610 12th Avenue Southwest
Spencer, IA 51301
1-866-273-6050
 
Upper Des Moines Opportunity - Energy Assistance
(Southeast Corner of Great Lakes Mall)
1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-1112
 

FINANCIAL COUNSELING

 
Cherish Center
Financial Peace
1004 22nd Street
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-3333
info@cherishcenter.org
 
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
715 Douglas Street
Sioux City, IA 51101
712-252-5666
 
Iowa Lakes S.C.O.R.E. Chapter
122 West 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-3059
 
ISU Extension and Outreach - Dickinson County
Financial Management and Counseling
1600 15th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Contact Jan Monahan at 712-336-3488
 
Farm Management and Agribusiness
Contact Gary Wright at 712-336-3488
 
Lutheran Services of Iowa
12 East 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-4083
 

FOOD

 
Community Table Dinner
Bedell Family YMCA
1900 41st Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Third Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
 
Community Table Dinner
Fellowship Center - Okoboji Bible Conference
7 South Hwy 71
Arnold's Park, IA 51331
Contact Judy Granstra 712-332-2883
Second Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
 
Dickinson County Department of Human Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2401
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2555
1-866-336-2555
 
Dinner Date - Lake Park
Lake Park Community Center
903 Market Street
Lake Park, IA 51347
Tuesday and Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
Contact Jim or Marilyn Kessler at 712-832-3540
 
Dinner Date - Spirit Lake
Lakes Area Senior Center
2101 Zenith Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-5247
 
Food Pantry
Spirit Life Fellowship
2504 Enterprise Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-0114
Second and Fourth Saturdays from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
 
Food Stamp Application Available Online 
www.dhs.iowa.gov/how-to-apply or www.oasis.iowa.gov
Or Call 1-877-937-3663
 
Meals on Wheels - Spirit Lake, Arnolds Park, Okoboji, Milford
800 21st Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-4444
 
Meals on Wheels - Lake Park
Pearl Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing of Lake Park
1304 South Market Street
Lake Park, IA 51347
712-832-3691
 
Mobile Food Pantry
First Presbyterian Church
1220 South Market Street
Lake Park, IA 51347
712-832-3401
First Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
 
Ruby's Pantry
3rd Monday of each month 6-7:30pm.  Door opens at 5pm
Regional Worship Center
Crossroads Drive
Sherburn, MN
507-547-2369
 
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
(Southeast Corner of Great Lakes Mall)
1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-1112
 
The Well Food Pantry
Good News Community Church
1010 Julia Street
Okoboji, IA 51355
First and Third Saturdays from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
 
Women, Infants and Children
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
101 Robbins Avenue
Box 519
Graettinger, IA 51342
800-245-6151
712-859-3885
 

HEALTH CONCERNS 

 
Alzheimer's and Related Disorders
1-800-272-3900
 
Deaf Services Commission of Iowa
515-281-3164
 
Eye Care America, National American Academy of Ophthalmology
1-877-887-6327
 
Family Crisis Line - Spirit Lake
24-Hours
712-336-1255
1-877-362-4612
 
Farmer's Stress Hotline - Avera
24-Hours/7 days a week
For farmers, ranchers, rural residents, and concerned family members
1-800-691-4336  Free and Confidential
 
Free Medical Services
The First Christian Church
205 North 7th Street
Estherville, IA 51334
712-209-1213
Second Tuesday of each month, Check-in Time 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.
 
Good Samaritan Society - Home Care
1710 Lincoln Avenue, Suite A
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3412
800-832-5342
 
Hearing Aid Bank, Lions
515-232-2215
 
Hearing Impaired
Hearing Aid Helpline: 1-800-521-5247
Hearing and Speech - National Association: 1-800-638-8255
Hear Now (Financial Aid): 1-800-648-HEAR (1-800-648-4327)
Helpline: 1-800-EAR-WELL (1-800-327-9355)
 
Iowa Compass Center for Disabilities and Development
1-800-779-2001
 
Kindred Hospice
1370 Lake Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2941
866-752-4692
 
Lakes Regional Healthcare - Home Care/Hospice
2301 HWY 71 South
PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-8709
 
Mesothelioma Guide
1-888-385-2024
 
St. Croix Hospice
1701 38th Avenue West, Suite 100
Spencer, IA 51301
712-264-5674
 
Teen Health Line
1-800-443-8336
 
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
2501 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD
1-800-316-8387
 
Veteran's Affairs - Spirit Lake Clinic
1850 Royal Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-6400
 
Vision Impaired
American Foundation for the Blind
1-800-232-5463
 

HOUSING

 
Accura Health Care of Milford/Stonebridge Suites Assisted Living
1600 13th Street
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-4742
 
Accura Health Care of Spirit Lake
1912 Zenith Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3300
 
Community Housing Initiatives
Spencer, 14 West 21st Street
712-262-5965
 
Discovery House
1411 Hill Avenue
PO Box 163
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-4740
712-336-5340
 
Heritage Landing Senior Living Apartments
1305 Jeppeson Road 
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-2909
 
Keelson Harbour Senior Living
2810 Aurora Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-4501
Fax: 712-336-4509
 
Low-Rent Housing Agency
Section 8 HUD Voucher Office serving Dickinson County
710 Lake Street, Suite 5
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2318
Fax: 712-336-3760
 
Murphy Management
Broadway Village, Sunrise Apartments, Milford & Spirit Lake
208 East State Street
Algona, IA 50511
515-295-2927
 
Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Authority
919 2nd Avenue Southwest
PO Box 336
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-7460
 
Pearl Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing of Lake Park
1304 South Market Street
Lake Park, IA 51347
712-832-3691
 
Riverwest Apartments
668 Terrace Park Blvd
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-7228
 
 
WEL-Life Assisted Living at Spirit Lake
1819 23rd Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3553
 

LEGAL SERVICES

 
Iowa Civil Rights Commission
515-281-4121
 
Iowa Concern
1-800-447-1985
 
Iowa Legal Aid
506 Nebraska Street
Sioux City, IA 51101
712-277-8686
1-800-352-0017
 
Iowa Mediation Services
20 West 6th Stret
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-7007
 
Juvenile Court Services
215 West 4th Street, Suite 5
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-5938
 
Lawyer Referral Service of Iowa State Bar Association
1-800-532-1108
 
University of Iowa Legal Clinic
College of Law
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-335-9034
www.law.uiowa.edu/legalclinic
 

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & MEDICAL LOAN CLOSETS

 
Good Samaritan Society - Home Care
1710 Lincoln Avenue, Suite A
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3412
800-832-5342
 
Iowa Compass
1-800-779-2001
 
Lake Park American Legion Auxiliary
Marilyn Kessler
Lake Park, IA 51347
712-832-3540
 
Milford American Legion Auxiliary Unit 384
LaVonne Siemers
1360 Terrace Park Blvd
West Okoboji, IA 51351
712-332-5089
 
Sanford Home Medical
2317 Circle Drive West #4
PO Box 465
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-9363
1-866-838-8934
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
 

NUMBERS TO KNOW

 
Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Support, Education and Information to Families, Friends and Individuals with Mental Illness
1-800-950-6264
1-800-950-NAMI
 
Bets Off
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program Hotline for Gambling Concerns for Yourself and Others
1-800-BETSOFF
1-800-238-7633
 
Better Business Bureau, Des Moines
Financial Information
1-515-243-8137
 
Consumer Protection Division - Attorney General
Consumer Rights
1-515-281-5926
 
Consumer Protection Division - Emergency
9-1-1
 
Healthy Families
Prenatal Health Care Questions and Information
Available 24/7
1-800-369-2229
 
Iowa Concern
Financial Questions, Legal Issues, Family Transitions. 
Available 24/7
1-800-447-1985
 
ISU Extension and Outreach's AnswerLine
Questions related to Home and Family.
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
1-800-262-3804
 
ISU Extended and Continuing Education
Off-Campus Credit Courses, Non-Credit Conferences
Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1-800-262-0015
 
National Human Trafficking Hotline
Call Specialists Available 24/7 if you need help or see something suspicious.
1-888-373-7888
Or text "HELP" to BEFREE (233733)
 
National Runaway Switchboard
A person can report oneself as a runaway or report that a family member has runaway. 
1-800-RUNAWAY
(1-800-786-2929)
 
Poison Control
Health Concerns related to coming into contact with poison.
1-800-222-1222
 
Teen Line
Personal and Health-Related Information and Referral
Available 24/7
1-800-443-8336
 
Veteran's Medical Center
Medical Care and Mental Health Services (Sioux Falls)
1-800-316-8387
 
Veteran's Regional Office
Information on Veterans' Benefits (Des Moines)
1-800-827-1000
 

SENIOR SERVICES

 
AARP
1-800-523-5880
 
Alzheimer's and Related Disorders
1-800-272-3900
 
Dependent Adult Abuse
1-800-362-2178
 
Dickinson County Community Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2502
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-0775
 
Dickinson County Department of Human Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2401
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2555
1-866-336-2555
 
Dickinson County Public Health
2301 Highway 71 South
PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-339-6050
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
DIckinson County Veteran Affairs
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1508
Spirit Lake, IA 51320
712-336-0883
 
Elderbridge Agency on Aging
714 10th Avenue East
PO Box 213
Spencer, IA 51301
1-800-243-0678
712-262-1775
 
FOOD....See FOOD Section in this Resource Guide
 
Good Samaritan Society - Home Care
1710 Lincoln Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-3412
800-832-5342
 
Health Information Center
1-800-336-4797
 
Hearing Aid Bank, Lions
515-752-4337
 
Home Instead Senior Care
1608 Okoboji Avenue
Milford, IA 51351
712-338-6150
712-262-0456
 
HOUSING...see HOUSING section in this Resource Guide
 
InHome Fitness Solutions
Keeping You Strong, Keeping You Home
515-422-6343
tdukes@inhomefitnesssolutions.com
 
Iowa Lakes S.C.O.R.E. Chapter
122 5th Street
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-3059
 
Iowa Protection and Advocacy Services
3015 Merle Hay Road, Suite 6
Des Moines, IA 50310
800-779-2502
 
Keelson Harbour Senior Living
2810 Aurora Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-4501
Fax: 712-336-4509
 
Kindred Hospice
1370 Lake Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2941
866-752-4692
 
Lakes Regional Healthcare - Home Care/Hospice
2301 HWY 71 South
PO Box AB
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-8709
 
Northwest Iowa RSVP/Volunteer Program
800 21st Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Contact Patsy Donavan at 712-336-6577
Monday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
Pearl Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing of Lake Park
1304 South Market Street
Lake Park, IA 51347
712-832-3691
 
Respite Angels
Caregiver Relief in Dickinson, Clay and Emmet Counties
PO Box 318
Estherville, IA 51334
712-229-6064
respite.angels@yahoo.com
 
Seniors and Lawman Together
Dickinson County Sheriff's Office
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-2793
 
Social Security
1610 12th Avenue Southwest
Spencer, IA 51301
1-866-273-6050
 
Stay In Home Care, Inc.
3301 HWY 71 South
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
or
310 Main Street
PO Box 154
Royal, IA 51357
855-933-2595
 
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
(Southeast Corner of Great Lakes Mall)
1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-1112
 
Veteran's Affairs Home Health Care
1850 Royal Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
712-336-6400
712-336-6425
 
 
 

TRANSPORTATION

 
Boji Rides
712-339-5886
Winter Hours: Wednesday through Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
Summer Hours: Monday through Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
 
Harley Rides
712-330-2587
Friday 5:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
 
My Taxi
Tri-State Area (Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota)
712-330-2726
7:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Seven Days/Week
 
Regional Transit Authority
522 10th Avenue East
PO Box 1240
Spencer, IA 51301
1-800-358-5037
 

 

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