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Affiliates and Support Groups

Connection Recovery Support Groups

A free, weekly, 90-minute, recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies and offer each other encouragement and understanding.

Family Support Groups

A free, monthly meeting of caregivers of individuals with a mental illness where family members can talk frankly about their challenges and help one another through their learned wisdom.  These meetings are facilitated by trained NAMI members in affiliates across Iowa and participants are encouraged to share actively in the work of the group.


Scroll below to find a NAMI near you for information, education, and support:

NAMI Black Hawk County (Cedar Falls/Waterloo area)

Address: 1825 Logan Avenue, Waterloo 50703
Leslie Cohn
(319) 235-5263

NAMI Central Iowa (Story County)

416 Douglas Avenue, Suite 203, Ames 50014-6214
Contact and Info: (515) 292-9400
Office hours: 9-12 MTW; 1-4 ThF

NAMI Dubuque

Address: 900 Jackson Street, Suite LL5-2B
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
Contact Info:
Diane Bucko (563) 557-6264

NAMI Greater Des Moines

NAMI Greater Des Moines

511 East 6th Street Suite B

Des Moines, IA 50309



Michele Keenan, Executive Director

Serving Polk, Dallas, Madison and Warren Counties

NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley (Davenport)

1035 W. Kimberly Rd.

Davenport, IA 52806

(563)386-7477  x266

NAMI Johnson County

1105 Gilbert Ct, Suite 200
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 337-5400

Mary Issah, Executive Director

NAMI Linn County

PO Box 945 Cedar Rapids 52406-0945
(319) 221-1184
Wendy Stokesbary
Shelly Kramer
Becky Langridge


NAMI North Iowa

PO Box 85 Mason City 50401
Joan Sunde (641) 357-0060
A. Papouchis 641-420-0391

NAMI Northeast Iowa

PO Box 214, Decorah, IA 52101


NAMI Northwest Iowa

215 W. 4th St. Suite 6
Spencer 51301
(712) 262-9438

NAMI Siouxland

c/o Friendship House, 1101 Court St., Sioux City 51105
Kathy Roberts, Secretary & Manager of Friendship House
Michelle Kuhlmann 712-255-3808 or 712-389-1198

NAMI South Central Iowa

Melissa Collins (641) 436-7566
Debbie Miller (641) 777-8992

NAMI Southwest Iowa

Alex Burton (712) 542-7904

NAMI Support Group Great River Area

For information on location and other questions:
Tamee DeCoursey (319) 392-4016

Terri (319) 750-2220

Connection Recovery Support Group
2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
6:30-8:00 PM

Family Support Group
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
6:30-8:00 PM

NAMI Support Group Ottumwa Area

Nancy Tuebel

Education and Support Offered:

Monthly meeting open to everyone
Meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30-6:45 pm
226 W. Main Street (3rd floor conference room)

Connections Recovery Support Group
Meets every Tuesday from 1-2:30 pm
226 W. Main St., 3rd Floor Conf. Rm

NAMI Support Group Sioux County

Shirley Matheis (712) 722-4462

Education and Support Offered:

Family Support Group:
First Tuesday of the month
7:00 PM Central Reformed Church
The Fireside Room
113 North Main Avenue, Sioux Center


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