Welcome to Community & Family Resources

"Community and Family Resources is dedicated to proactively assisting individuals, families, and communities achieve healthy behavior and lifestyle through advocacy, prevention, and treatment of substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental illness."

Since 1968, CFR has a long history of helping people learn healthy behaviors to prevent addictions and achieve an improved quality of life while maintaining abstinence from addictive behaviors.

Programs We Offer

Community and Family Resources provides comprehensive substance abuse, problem gambling, prevention, and mental health services that make a profound difference in the lives of individuals and families in our community. Learn More...


Important Links


Walk for Wellness, Race for Recovery 2014
Ames, Iowa
Race Date: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
Location: Ada Hayden Heritage Park
(5205 Grand Avenue, Ames IA)
Check-in between 8:00-8:45 AM
Race begins at 9:00 AM
DUI Class in Fort Dodge, IA
There are still openings for the State of Iowa OWI Course offered at ICCC’s Transportation Technology Center.  The Class meets from 5PM to 10 PM on Thursday, September 18 and 8AM to 5PM Saturday, September 20.  For more information or to register, contact Kelly Bender at 515-574-1971.   Classes fill up fast so register today!
DUI Class in Ames, IA
There are still openings for the State of Iowa OWI Course Offered at our Ames, Iowa location.  The Class meets from 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, September 5 and 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, September 6. For more information or to register, contact our Ames location at 515-232-5811.  Classes fill up fast so register today!
Juvenile Drug Education
Juvenile Drug Education is scheduled for September 15 and 16, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM each day.  The class will be held at Family Resources Outpatient Building, 1506 31st Avenue North, Fort Dodge. For more information and registration materials, please contact Shelly at shellyl@cfrhelps.org or call 515-832-5432 Extension 1404.