Hillcrest Family Services

Programs and Services

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Hillcrest Family Services works to do everything within our power to provide better outcomes for those less fortunate, in personal crisis or in family turmoil. We provide an array of services to meet the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of those who enter our doors. We believe everyone should have a chance at a better tomorrow. Review our list of services and let us know how we can help; we've been helping people in need for over 115 years.


Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program (Y Club)
   - after school program for 6-12 graders

Hillcrest Professional Clinic
   - male and female reproductive health clinic

Hillcrest/Mercy Maternal Health Program
   - comprehensive prenatal care to pregnant women

Tobacco Use Prevention
   - providing community information on the dangers of tobacco

Unplanned Pregnancy Counseling
   - for women seeking options available with an unplanned pregnancy

Wellness Center
   - adults and aging adults in recovery from mental illness, substance abuse, physical injury/illness
     or acculturation stress


Anna B. Lawther Academy
   - - school for K-12 children referred to program by public school systems, with facilities in Dubuque, Maquoketa and Monticello, Iowa; and Thomson, Ill.
- residential foster care program for high-risk youth age 12-17, including on-site education in Dubuque


Adoption Services
   - for families seeking to adopt

Homeless Outreach
   - Serves persons who are homeless or are in imminent risk of homelessness and have a diagnosis of a
     serious mental illness

WIC Program
   - supplemental food program for children under five and pregnant women

Mentor Dubuque
   - Adults (18 and older) and children (5-15) partnered in a mentoring relationship

Emergency Youth Shelter Care
   - short-term emergency placement for children age 7 to 17

Family Centered Services
   - a collection of services available for at-risk youth

Transitional Housing for Homeless Families
   - homeless families


Hillcrest Supported Living (HSL)
   - Supported Community Living (SCL) Program that serves adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness,
     brain injury or developmental disability.

Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (IPR)
   - Role recovery program for individuals, 16 years or older; diagnosis of a serious mental illness.

Mental Health Services
    - counseling to individuals, families and children as young as age 3


Adult Residential Homes
   - Transitional residential program consisting of 5-bed group homes for adults diagnosed with
     a serious mental illness

Adult Vocational Program
   - A Supported Employment Program for adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness, brain injury or
     developmental disability.

Highland Place
   - a residential rehabilitation facility for psychiatrically disabled adults

Seippel Road Care Facility
 - a residential rehabilitation facility for psychiatrically disabled adults