Lyon County, Iowa


Community Services

Phone:  (712) 472-8240

Fax: (712) 472-4039


Mailing Address:

Lyon County Community Services

315 First Avenue, Suite 200

Rock Rapids, IA  51246

Eligibility for Services

- You must be a legal resident of the United States, and a resident of Lyon County

- You must have a covered diagnosis (including Mental Illness, Chronic Mental Illness,  

  Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities)

- You must be without private insurance or funds to pay for services independently

- You must be in need of mental health services and service coordination

- You must complete the application process (you must complete an application and

 receive service authorization before services are initiated, except in case of an



* The county acknowledges that is is the primary responsibility of any agency providing mental health services to protect and preserve their client's privacy.  Lyon County makes every effort to adhere to the confidentiality laws as set forth by the State of Iowa.


In case of an emergency, please contact the local law enforcement center, the local hospital emergency room, or Creative Living Center Crisis Center  at 1-888-587-2537.  


Services Available

Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities Services shall be provided in the least restrictive, most cost-effective manner, which is in the best interest of the consumer.  Some of those services include (but are not limited to):


- Targeted Case Management

- Supported Community Living/Community Support Programs

- Day Treatment Services

- Out-Patient Counseling

- In-Patient Hospitalization

- Vocational Assessment/Support

- Residential Living Arrangements

-Lyon County Support Services Directory