Contact NAMI Black Hawk County for information about our activities, support groups, educational programs, and membership. We can add you to our email or mailing list to receive our free bi-monthly newsletter.

Please look under the "Newsletter" tab for both current and back issues.  Each issue includes a schedule of our events and activities for those two months.

NAMI Iowa's website provides news from the state office and other NAMI affiliates. Visit the NAMI national website to learn more about the national organization and to access mental health research and information. 

NAMI Black Hawk County 

Leslie Cohn, LMSW
Executive Director
Allen Hospital
1825 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

Phone: 319-235-5263


Operating Information

The office is staffed Monday through Thursday. 

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: Closed


There is free parking available at the hospital.


Peggy Huppert, Executive Director 
Cindy Woodard, Administrative Services Manager
3839 Merle Hay Road
Suite 29
Des Moines, IA 50310

Phone: 515-254-0417



National Alliance on Mental Illness

3803 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 100
Arlington, Va 22203

Phone: 703-524-7600

Member Services: 888-999-6264

Helpline: 800-950-6264