United Way Agencies

A partner agency must be registered as a non-profit organization with the Interal Revenue Service as a non-profit 501(C)3. Agencies must operate under a written set of by-laws, articles of incorporation or agreement that details the purpose, objective and the scope of the agency and must operate on a sound financial basis and maintain an adequate system of records.

Those agency names in orange have a direct link to their website, by clicking on the agency name.

Alcohol & Drug Dependency Services (ADDS)
1340 Mt Pleasant St., Burlington IA 52601          319-753-6567
Dan Kenel, Executive Director

Comprehensive substance abuse education and prevention for all ages. Provides drug and alcohol abuse outpatiend and residential treatment and problem gambling treatment services.

Burlington Area YMCA
2410 Mt Pleasant St., Burlington IA 52601          319-753-6734
Gina Crabtree, Executive Director

Provides safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of the community. These are essential elements for strong kids, strong families and strong communities. Provides domestic violence and sexual assault services and a safe facility for women and children.

Burlington Homeless Shelter
123 N Marshall St., Burlington IA 52601          319-754-6791
Kathy Johnson, Director

Emergency shelter and support to those in need. Guides residents to find jobs and housing. Community-wide effort to prevent homelessness.

Crime Stoppers of the Greater Burlington Area
329 N Roosevelt Ave, Ste 171, Burlington IA 52601        319-753-8159
Stephanie Stuecker

Involves the public, polic and media in an effort to prevent crime. Promotes community welfare and lessens the burden of local government by assisting law enforcement.

Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western IL
1308 Broadway St, W. Burlington IA 52655          319-752-3639
Cheryl Nellor, Regional Director

Programs and activties to build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnerships with committed adults, girls explore their interests and provide service to their communities. Day, tropp and camping programs offered.

Hope Haven Area Development Center
828 N 7th St, Burlington IA 52601          319-753-6701
Bob Bartles, Executive Director

Residential, work training and employment opportunities for people with intellectual and physical disabilities.

Iowa Legal Aid
1700 1st Ave, Ste 10, Iowa City IA 52240         319-351-6570
Jim Kringlen, Attorney

Provides legal assistance to Des Moines County indigent persons. Assists individuals denied public benefits, such as Social Security Supplemental Income or Veterans benefits. Assists persons with consumer problems, victim of family abuse, etc.

Mississippi Valley Boy Scout Council
3007 Flint Hills Dr, Burlington IA 52601          319-754-8413
Ricci Dula, Scout Executive

Serving others by helping to instill values in young people and prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetimes in achieving their full potential. Develops leadership skills in both youth and adults.

Partners: An association serving persons with disabilities
PO Box 172, Burlington IA 52601          319-752-6952
Jane Housewright, President

Promotes well-being, dignity and rights of disabled citizens. Provides financial assistance, camperships and various recreational activities. Medical Transportation Service for persons unable to drive to their medical appointments. Clients are transported by volunteers.

The Nest of Des Moines County
214 N 4th St, Ste 3-C, Burlington IA 52601          319-753-3150
Karen Erickson, Director

Educational programs for expectant mother and parents with children up to the age of five, to help raise healthy children.

The Salvation Army
216 Columbia, Burlington IA 52601          319-753-2038
Lt. Dennis Jolly

Emergency help for those in need. Youth and senior citizen activiites, transient assistance, diaster services, correctional services, food pantry, congregate meals, worship services.

Young House Family Services
400 S Broadway St, Burlington IA 52601          319-752-4000
Shauna Freitag, Administrator

Multi-service Christian agency dedicated to providing a continuum of services to children and their families in Southeast Iowa. Services include family and individual couseling, residential services, Woodlands Treatment Center for chemically dependent adolescents, sexual abuse treatment services, independent living services, nurturing classes for parents and adolescent day treament programs.