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The Community Emergency Response Team Program educates people about disaster preparedness and hazards and trains them in basic disaster response skills. CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.Members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in their community.
Des Moines County Veterans Affairs Office
910 Cottonwood St., # 1001
Burlington, IA 52601
7:00-11:00 AM , 1:00-3:00 PM M-F
In addition to providing financial assistance with the basic needs as food assistance, financial help, rental assistance, utility assistance & county burial, we also ssist veterans with applying for any type of government pension or compensation they might be eligible for. Help them get to Iowa Veterans Home, help them secure any type of military records they might need, help with getting head stones, travel to Iowa Vets Hospital, home loans, education benefits, getting into nursing homes, etc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Indigent military veterans or their surviving spouse/children. Need an Honorable Discharge
We require no payment
Veterans Memorial Hospital
1-319-338-0581 or 1-866-687-7382
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246-2208
24 hours a day
The Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System is a comprehensive tertiary health care center, teaching hospital, and research facility. Referrals are accepted from VA Medical Centers throughout the nation for complex diagnostic and treatment modalities. The Iowa City facility is known for a wide range of specialized medical programs. It has a strong and effective affiliation with the University of Iowa College of Medicine. The Medical Center operates 83 beds, including 43 medicine/neurology beds, 25 surgery, and 10 intensive care beds, and 15 psychiatry beds. The Medical Center operates seven community based outpatient clinics in Bettendorf, Waterloo, Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, and Ottumwa, Iowa; and Galesburg and Quincy, Illinois. The Medical Center also operates a satelite outpatient clinic in Coralville, Iowa.