News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2019

Linn County Family Transformation Services earns the Iowa Family Support Credential

The Iowa Department of Management and Public Health is pleased to announce that the Linn County Family Transformation Services program of Linn County has earned the Iowa Family Support Credential.  The Iowa Family Support Credential is awarded to...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Linn County Juvenile Detention & Diversion Services Achieves PREA Certification

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Linn County Juvenile Detention & Diversion Services was certified on October 17, 2019 to be 100% compliant with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). The Linn County Juvenile Detention Center is only the second detention center in the state of Iowa ...

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Juvenile Detention & Diversion Services News - Linn County

News Flash

Posted on: November 13, 2019

Emergency Winter Overflow Shelter Now Open in Linn County

Fillmore Building exterior

Linn County, the City of Cedar Rapids, and Willis Dady Homeless Services are pleased to announce the emergency winter overflow shelter will open Friday, November 15 at 6 p.m. in Linn County.

“This is a big step in helping to serve those in our community wh...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Linn County Family Transformation Services earns the Iowa Family Support Credential

The Iowa Department of Management and Public Health is pleased to announce that the Linn County Family Transformation Services program of Linn County has earned the Iowa Family Support Credential.  The Iowa Family Support Credential is awarded to...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Thielen Appointed to National Association of County Human Services Administrators Board of Directors

David Thielen

David Thielen, Executive Director of Linn County Community Services (LCCS), was recently appointed to the National Association of County Human Services Administrators (NACHSA) Board of Directors for the upcoming 2019/2020 year.

Serving alongside county ele...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Thielen Re-appointed to NACo Steering Committee

David Thielen

David Thielen, Executive Director of Linn County Community Services (LCCS), was recently re-appointed to the National Association of Counties Human Services and Education (HSE) Policy Steering Committee for the upcoming 2019/2020 year. The NACo steering c...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services
Posted on: August 1, 2019

The Cost of Homelessness in Linn County

A new study by Linn County and Willis Dady Homeless Services takes a look at the cost of homelessness locally. While Linn County has been tracking the number of individuals and families experiencing homelessness for years, this is the first study that loo...

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Linn County Community Services - Core Services

News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2019

Options of Linn County Receives Three-Year Accreditation

Options Accreditation certificate

The Options of Linn County Day Habilitation Program was awarded a three-year accreditation, the highest level of acceptance, from CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). CARF provides accreditation services worldwide...

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Options of Linn County