Category: News

Keeping Up in the QC

In this episode of Keeping Up in the QC, host John Marx talks to Vera French CEO Richard Whitaker about the importance of mental health and some of the resources and programs they offer.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020 12:00 PM Vera French continues to take social distancing precautions for in-person appointments. We have spaced out our waiting rooms, take temperatures, and ask screening questions at the front door. We ask that anyone entering one of our facilitates wear a cloth mask. If you do…

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Carol Center building

Peer Drop-In Center – KWQC Interview

We all have tough days where we need a listening ear. Vera French’s Peer Drop-In Center means you can talk to someone right away. Peer Support, Malisa Hipshur, explains to KWQC why this is such an important service in our area. The Peer Drop-In Center is open 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday…

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New Program: Crisis Stabilization

To learn more about our new Crisis Stabilization Program, check out the Quad-City Times interview with Program Manager, Kate DeRooi, LMHC. With generous funding from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health And Disability Services Region, Vera French has added a Crisis Stabilization Residential Services in Davenport.…

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Mental Health Awareness Night (7/18/19)

After a rainy May that led to postponing the first ever Mental Health Awareness Night at Modern Woodmen Park, we were excited to host the ballgame on Thursday, July 18th. The River Bandits wore mental health jerseys that were auctioned on behalf of services here at Vera French. Vera French staff held…

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Attendees getting ready to cut ribbon in front of the Carol Center

Successful Grand Opening of the Carol Center

Vera French Community Mental Health Center held a grand opening, rededication, and open house for the Carol Center and featured the all-new Peer Support & Drop-In Center on Thursday, May 23rd at 10:00 a.m. The event was met with tremendous community support. Grand Opening speakers included: Paul…

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