Family Resources

Allamakee County Relief Office

  • 12 1st Ave, NW, Waukon, IA
  • 563-568-3591

Allamakee County Relief Office provides assistance to county residents who cannot meet basic daily needs. These services include, but are not limited to, heating assistance, rental assistance, and food assistance.

Early Childhood Iowa

Early Childhood Iowa is an online resource to give advice and guidance to parents of young children.

Hawk-i Insurance

Hawki insurance is a program to help families find insurance for their children.

Helping Americans find Help

Helping Americans find Help is a website with links to various assistant programs. The website links Americans with programs to help families with housing, finances, food programs, and other valuable programs.


Food Banks

LIFT – Lansing Iowa Food Trust

  • 220 S 3rd St, PO Box 421, Lansing, IA

LIFT is open on Wednesdays from 4-6 pm.

The Way Station

  • 223 Ross Street, PO Box 545, New Albin, IA
  • 563-544-4815

The Way Station is a food shelf as well as a non-profit organization that sells donated clothing, household items, and other needed items.


Mental Health Services

In school services:

  • Jeannine Hisel – EACS Guidance Counselor -563-538-4201
  • Matt Stevens – EACS Social Worker – 563-538-6384 or  563-538-6571 and ask for Matt

Veterans Memorial Hospital (VMH) Behavioral Health Services 

  • 105 E. Main Street, Waukon, IA
  • 563-568-5530 or 563-864-7221

The services are provided by Tara Fink. She is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.

She provides services for the treatment of anxiety, ADHD, childhood mental health, depression, OCD, and many more disorders.

Families First Counseling Services

  • 1668 Jordan West Road, Decorah, IA
  • 888-316-3025

Families First provides services for individual students and families. They also provide an integrated home health program which focuses on a student’s physical, emotional, and social well being.

Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health

  • 905 Montgomery Street, Decorah, IA
  • 563-382-3649

Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health offers counseling services and psychiatric evaluations to students, parents, and families. They focus on any mental health need.