Burlington Locations
Help Us Help Families

Young House Family Services began in 1971 as a faith project responding to the needs of troubled children and families. Today the agency has facilities in Burlington, Mt. Pleasant and Keokuk, and provides a wide range of counseling and behavioral health services to over 4,000 children and families every year throughout Southeast Iowa.

"...Our primary goal is to improve the lives of children and families."

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Main Office



Young House Family Services' Main Office is located at 400 S. Broadway, Burlington, Iowa. The building is on the corner of Division Street and South Broadway across from the Rex Plex and next to the Girl Scouts.

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ACT Day Treatment Center

4717 Sullivan Slough Road
Burlington, IA 52601



ACT Day Treatment is an Alternative Community Treatment program designed to provide services to youth (11-17 years old) and families throughout Des Moines, Lee, and Louisa counties in an effort to decrease the need and risk of youth being placed out of their home. ACT Day Treatment is a collaborative treatment program between youth, families, Juvenile Court Services, ACT Day Treatment, and the youths’ home school district.

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For more information contact:
Michael Siegfried
Program Director
Phone: (319) 752-8095

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Community IMPACT


Building Bridges

Building Bridges is not a program it's a "Southeast Iowa Initiative." It focuses on getting to know one another as we work together to create a sustainable community in which all people get to write their future stories. The key is… “We Are All In This Together”

The goals of the program are to assist families in connecting to services, programs and community resources, while striving to build community partnerships for donations and volunteer opportunities. Through their advocacy for the family, our staff can also assist with identifying basic and immediate needs of food, clothing and shelter that may be barriers to the family’s ability to engage in therapeutic services. Although it is a need for therapeutic services which brings an individual or family to Young House Family Services, we often discover that the absence of daily essentials can lead to behavior problems, isolation, social anxiety, and clinical depression. It can be difficult to engage in services when there is worry about food and shelter.

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For more information contact:
Mona Ash
Family Connections Coordinator
Phone: (319) 572-6533

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