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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. However, communities can celebrate great childhoods all year-round! Helping Services for Youth & Families, along with the HAWC area Community Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC) encourage all to ...

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Selling and serving of alcohol beverages does not go without risks and many times those who work in the industry are not aware of the liability involved. Helping Services Substance Abuse Prevention Team provides Responsible Beverage Server Training’...

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Problem gambling prevention is new to us at Helping Services for Youth & Families because of a new partnership with Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health. We are currently gathering information about our corner of the state to best provide services to all ...

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Individuals, businesses, civic groups, churches, and others contribute to the everyday success stories at Helping Services with generous donations throughout the year.  No matter the size of the donation, it takes a group effort from many partners in the...

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We are very excited about this new opportunity to advance our work  in making Northeast Iowa a healthier and safer place. Here is a little background about the work that has been done in our communities and what we are looking forward too! For over twent...

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Good news!  Helping Services was recently announced as a recipient of a grant from Iowa Mentoring Partnership that will focus on serving youth impacted by opioids in rural Iowa. This funding is provided by the office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency ...

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My name is Barb Fjelstul, the Director of Family Education & Support for Helping Services for Youth & Families and I have an awesome job. For almost 16 years, I have been lucky enough to meet all kinds of families across a four county area.  I ha...

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