Iowa WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and women who have had a baby in the last six months. WIC helps families by providing healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to other health care agencies.

Johnson County Public Health
855 S. Dubuque Street
Suite 217
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States

Phone: (319) 356-6042
State Office: (515) 281-6650


Healthy Kids School-Based Clinics

An extension of health services offered in the Iowa City Community School District, Healthy Kids School-based Health Clinics (HKSBHC) serves Johnson County residents ages 0–21, through graduation age. They are a United Way-funded, community-supported, free medical clinic model whose mission is to work collaboratively with area medical partners to provide accessible primary, mental health, and specialty care to underserved/uninsured populations. 

To learn more about HKSBHC, visit their website at



English Language Learning

Kirkwood Community College offers many opportunities (credits & non-credits) for people to learn English. All courses help prepare you for further study at Kirkwood or other colleges and universities. Additionally, studying English helps non-native speakers improve their employment and promotion opportunities.

For more information, call:
Cedar Rapids: (319)784 -1510
Iowa City: (319) 887-3967
Washington: (319) 653-4655
Iowa City Campus:
1816 Lower Muscatine Rd,
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

The University of Iowa Clinical Law Programs

 The University of Iowa law clinic provides law students the opportunity to partner with grassroots organizations, non-profits, businesses and public officials to solve recurring and systemic problems that cannot be adequately addressed through litigation or traditional legal methods. They offer several free services such as legal advice and immigration.

To learn more about the University of Iowa Clinical Law Programs, visit their website at


Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Legal Aid is a nonprofit organization providing critical fee legal assistance to low-income and vulnerable Iowans who have nowhere else to turn. Along with volunteer lawyers throughout the state, Iowa Legal Aid helps the legal system work for those who cannot afford help with legal issues.

Interpretation and translation services and reasonable accommodations will be provided at no cost to qualified applicant.

To learn more about Iowa Legal Aid, visit their websites at


Iowa City Compassion

The Iowa City Compassion provides immigration assistance about legal consultation and related services offered to individuals searching for support in the immigration process.  

Free Legal Clinic

-Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month. The offer consultations through our free  legal clinic. This takes place at our offices from 5:30-7:30pm.

Citizenship Classes

Every Wednesday evening from 6-7:30pm

To learn more about the Iowa City Compassion immigration services, visit their websites at


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC)

UI Hospitals and Clinics employs over 7,100 people and is overseen by the Iowa Board of Regents. It is Iowa’s only comprehensive, tertiary-level center and also its premier medical facility. In addition to taking care of local patients, people throughout the state and region are often referred to the university’s hospitals for treatment of serious or complex illnesses or injuries.

200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

If you are having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911

If you have health-related questions or would like assistance scheduling an appointment, call toll free 800-777-8442 or 319-384-8442.

Mercy Iowa City

Mercy Iowa City
500 East Market Street,
Iowa City, IA 52245

319-339-0300 or
800-MERCYIC (637-2942)

If you want to speak to a Patient Advocate Specialist, call 319-339-3653.

If you want to speak to a nurse, contact Mercy On Call 358-2767 or 1-800-358-2767

Free Medical Clinic

The Clinic exists to provide the widest scope of primary care possible to those who do not have access to other health care providers. While care is provided at no cost, it is also provided within the constraints imposed by the use of volunteers and limited resources.  The clinic provides general medical care, chronic medical care, dental services, eye care services, medication prescriptions written by their physicians. 

To learn more about free medical clinic, please call (319) 337-4459 or visit their website.

To schedule an appoitment, please call (319)337-4459

The University of Iowa Mobile Clinic

The University of Iowa Mobile Clinic is an interdisciplinary health sciences student organization dedicated to providing free health screening, prevention, -education, education, and basic health services to undeserved populations in and around Iowa City. 

The Mobile Clinic was founded to:

  • Provide free health screening, prevention, education, and basic health services to undeserved populations in and around Iowa City.
  • Utilize interdisciplinary potential from the allied health sciences at the University of Iowa.
  • Raise awareness of existing health resources in the community. 
  • Connect people in the communities served by these resources. 
  • Partner with these communities to assess their changing needs and adapt our services to reflect these changes.
  • Advocate for patients both in clinics and the larger social arena. 

Contact information:

Phone:  (319)535-2684



Johnson County Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services is a comprehensive human service agency coordinating, paying for and/or providing a broad range of services to some of Iowa’s most vulnerable citizens. Services and programs are grouped into four Core Functions: Economic Support, Health Care and Support Services, Child and Adult Protection and Resource Management.

Johnson County DHS
855 S. Dubuque St.
Suite 102
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States

Fax: (319) 337-2705
Phone: (319) 356-6050 or 866-886-9207


Abbe Center For Community Mental Health

UnityPoint Health – AbbeHealth Services is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.

Address: 1039 Arthur St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Phone: 319-338-7884


The Mobile Clinic

The Free Mental Health Clinic (FMHC) is a mental health clinic run by volunteer medical and pharmacy students and staff psychiatrists from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Clinic is held approximately every other Saturday morning with patient appointments scheduled at 9AM and 10AM. FMHC does not offer counseling or therapy services.

All appointments are made through the clinic email at Only a limited number of appointments are available at each clinic, and they tend to fill up rapidly, so individuals considering use of the clinic’s services are encouraged to contact FMHC as early as possible.