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YWCA of Fort Dodge Center for Life Empowerment - Fort Dodge, IA    Phone: 515-573-3931 x203

YWCA of Fort Dodge Center for Life Empowerment

826 1st Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA. 50501
515-573-3931 x203

The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Fort Dodge has been in existence since 1909, and at its current location since 1914. The three-story building was originally designed to house permanent and transient women. With dorm style private housing throughout, residents shared kitchen, laundry, bath and lounge space. The building also included club rooms and a gymnasium with showers. Thirty-six rooms were available for rent by women coming into the community for education and employment. From 1915 o 1943, the YWCA Cafeteria served 3 meal daily. The cafeteria continued serving meals until 1961. During its peak of operation, the YWCA Cafeteria was recognized as a social center or motorists and the traveling public.

Type of Care offered at YWCA of Fort Dodge Center for Life Empowerment in Fort Dodge, Iowa:

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Services Naltrexone (oral) Halfway House Acamprosate(Campral) Disulfiram(Antabuse) Medications for psychiatric disorders

Service Settings offered by YWCA of Fort Dodge Center for Life Empowerment in Fort Dodge:

Inpatient Drug Rehab Outpatient Programs Short-Term Long-Term Drug Rehab Outpatient Day Treatment or Partial Hospitalization Intensive Outpatient Treatment Regular Outpatient Treatment

Types of Treatment Approaches provided by YWCA of Fort Dodge Center for Life Empowerment in Fort Dodge, IA.:

Cognitive/behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy Anger management Brief intervention approach Contingency management/motivational incentive Community reinforcement plus vouchers Motivational interviewing Matrix Model Outreach to persons in the community Relapse prevention Substance abuse counseling approach Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling Trauma-related counseling 12-step facilitation approach

Payment Types accepted by YWCA of Fort Dodge Center for Life Empowerment in Fort Dodge, Iowa:

Cash or Self-Payment Medicaid State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income and Other Factors)

Special Programs Offered:

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders Pregnant/Postpartum Women Adult Women Persons Who Have Experienced Trauma Residential Beds For Client's Children Persons Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse Domestic Violence Transitional Age Young Adults Aftercare/continuing care Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing Child care for clients children Case management Comprehensive substance abuse assessment Drug or alcohol urine screening Discharge Planning Domestic violence services - family or partner Early intervention for HIV Employment counseling or training Family counseling offered Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs Group counseling offered HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis Housing services Individual counseling offered Interim services for clients Accepts clients on opioid medication Nicotine replacement therapy Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications Consumer-run (peer-support) services Substance abuse education Self-help groups Screening for mental health disorders Screening for substance abuse Social skills development State department of health Screening for tobacco use Transportation assistance Hepatitis education, counseling, or support TB screening

Age Groups Accepted:

Young Adults Adults

Gender Accepted:

Female Male

Smoking Policy:

Smoking Not Allowed

Facility Operation:

Private non-profit organization

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