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Our Partner Agency list is always growing! 

A partner agency must be registered as a non-profit organization with the Secretary of the State of Iowa and must be registered with the Internal Revenue Service as non-profit 501(c)3 or under charitable organization section. Agencies must operate under a written set of by-laws, articles of incorporation, or agreement that details the purpose, objectives and the scope of the agency and must operate on a sound financial basis and maintain an adequate system of records. All partner agencies are eligible for annual funding and/or special request funds.

The Allison Area Foster Parents Support Group exists to provide education, information, resources and su pport for the foster families and special needs adoptive families of Bremer, Butler, Franklin, and Grundy Counties; to increase community awareness, support, and participation in foster parenting and adoption, and to advocate for the needs of foster families and special needs adoptive families as well as the children in their care 
319-415-9670; 319-234-6831
American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies: Disaster Services, Health and Safety Services, Biomedical Services, Service to the Armed Forces in Bremer Bulter, Black Hawk, Chickasaw, Grundy, Fayette Counties. 
ASPIRE Therapeutic Riding Program provides benefits to individuals with disabilities through animal-assisted activities and outreach programs, primarily through partnership with horses.
Successful mentoring relationships for all children ages 6-14 who need and want them, contributing to brighter futures, better schools, and stronger communities for all. The Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on  youth.
319-234-2867; Toll-free 877-754-4079
Scouting is considered one movement with three main programs: Cub Scouting is available to boys from first to fifth grade or 5 to 11-1/2 years, Boy Scouting is available to boys ages 10 to 18, and Venturing is available to young men and women ages 14-21.
319-352-1108; Crisis Line 800-410-SAFE (7233)
Cedar Valley Friends of the Family provides services which will aid in the empowerment of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and prevent further victimization through community education.
Multiple Sclerosis Services (MS Services) assists and supports people who have multiple sclerosis and those who care about them adjust to life with a chronic illness and providing emotional support through counseling, current information and connection to needed community services. Support group meetings are offered once a month In Waverly.
Girl Scouting provides a year-round leadership program to all girls ages 5-17 in Bremer County with enriching experiences and volunteer mentor support in a safe, nurturing environment.  All activities incorporate leadership elements infused with strong values and communication skills vital to today’s girls.  They discover their interests and strengths, connect with others, and they learn to take action to make the world a better place.
The Domestic Abuse Resource Center staff and volunteers are here to help victims of domestic violence and their children process a traumatic event, get back on their feet, and protect themselves and their families from future abuse.
English, Spanish, and Russian-speaking advocates are ready to work alongside victims with crisis intervention and support, transportation, medical, court, or other needs assistance. Short term emergency housing can be provided but is first coordinated through our collaborator, Cedar Valley Friends of the Family. Clients are eligible to participate in our transitional housing program.
The Domestic Abuse Resource Center is a program of Helping Services for Northeast Iowa.
The mission of the Inclusion Connection is advocating with persons of diverse abilities to promote inclusive communities that live, learn, work and play together.  We assist working age adults with disabilities find and sustain jobs that use their talents and pay a realistic wage and partner with families and recreation organizations to support inclusive and positive recreational opportunities.  Currently serving, Bremer, Butler and Black Hawk Counties.
Founded in 1990 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International and is a nonprofit organization seeking to eliminate poverty housing, build stronger families and improve neighborhoods. IHHFH currently builds or rehabs homes in three Iowa counties - Black Hawk, Bremer, and Butler.
Waterloo Regional Office 319-235-7008; Statewide Intake 800-532-1275
Nonprofit agency serving Iowans out of 10 offices across the state. The Waterloo Regional Office serves low income Iowans in: Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Grundy, Hardin and Howard Counties. ILA assists with civil legal issues only. Our services are free. We screen applicants for financial eligibility and for cases meeting our priorities by phone and in person. Client intake can be done online, 24 hours a day at
Residential treatment, shelter services, crisis management services, mental health counseling, educational programs, spritual life services.
North Star Community Services, Inc.
The mission of North Star Community Services, Inc. is to empower each person with a disability to realize potential, pursue dreams, and enjoy life. The main function of the agency is to provide services and supports to adults with disabilities through day programming, vocational training, and supported community living. 
Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation offers the Bremer County Crisis Fund which assists residents of Bremer County in the form of energy assistance and rent assistance. Also available at this location is the Bremer County Food Pantry.
319-235-0507; Toll-free 888-NEIFB4U (634-3248)
The mission of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank is to provide nutritious food and grocery products to nonprofit organizations and individuals in Northeast Iowa, while offering hunger education programs to the community and those in need.
Pathways strives to provide behavioral health treatment and prevention services to individuals, families, and communities to improve the quality of life in Northeast Iowa
Retrieving Freedom places trained service dogs with disabled Veterans and children with autism.This specific program that we are implementing prepares the dogs for this placement with the use of students in the Waverly – Shell Rock community. The participating schools in the program are West Cedar, Carey, St. Paul, WSR Middle School, Bremwood, and Wartburg College. The measurement will be two fold, one the number of benefits that the trained and placed dogs provide their recipients, and two the benefits and learning opportunities that these dogs bring to their student counterparts throughout the time of their training.
Riverview Center maintains a philosophy of client-centered services that are trauma based versus medicallybased. Riverview Center recognizes sexual violence as a matter of public health, both physical and mental, and seeks to address it through comprehensive sexual assault services.
St. Paul's offers comprehensive, quality preschool. Classes range from one half-day to five full-day sessions for children ages three to five.
Free transportation route in Waverly, Shell Rock and Janesville for people over 50 and people with disabilities that do not require a handicap-accessible vehicle. The route is scheduled to run four Saturdays per month to desired locations in Waverly.
Integrated Employment Internships at local business where individuals with disabilities earn wages while receiving on-the-job training. Individuals gain valuable employment skills while building valuable connections in the community.
The Salvation Army
Local number (operated out of the Waverly Police Department) 319-352-5400 
Though the target population is primarily low income, we serve people of all income levels and age regardless of race, color, or creed. Programs are designed to help anyone needing assistance, daily or in an emergency. Programs are designed to help prevent clients from becoming homeless.
Together for Youth provides sexual health programming including prevention education and support and education to pregnant and parenting teens. Our coalition has created a culture of community understanding regarding the issues surrounding adolescent sexual health.
The Visiting Nursing Association is a Medicare certified/Joint Commission accredited home health agency serving Black Hawk and Bremer counties. The VNA provides the following intermittent services: skilled nursing; physical, occupational and speech therapies; medical social worker and home care aide services. Foot care clinics are held monthly in Bremer County. Call for more information.
Provides a safe and nurturing environment by professional staff for quality early childhood/elementary development and education for the enhancement of lifelong learning experiences.
Operates and maintains a facility that provides programs, services and activities for the well-being of senior citizens in Waverly and the surrounding communities.


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