New Iowa Youth Services Center Could Help 500 Children a Year

Work is underway on a new facility to help young Iowans overcome addictions. The dedication ceremony took place on Tuesday afternoon near Cambridge. Youth social services officials said they wanted their Ember facility to be in and around nature. This is why the location was chosen. They plan to build cabins and outdoor recreation centers in a field in addition to the central hub. The new $20 million campus will have 70 beds and provide addiction treatment to Iowa youth. Governor Kim Reynolds was at the site in the morning. She said it has been one of her top priorities since taking office. “As someone who has lived with an addiction and walked the path myself, I can’t begin to tell you how amazing today is and how important it is,” Reynolds said. . “And really the impact you’re going to have.” KCCI also spoke with YSS President and CEO Andrew Allen. He said the new addition could help up to 500 children each year. Click below to see more of Beau Bowman:

Work is underway on a new facility to help young people in Iowa overcome addiction.

The dedication ceremony took place on Tuesday afternoon near Cambridge.

Youth social services officials said they wanted their Ember facility to be in and around nature. This is why the location was chosen.

They plan to build cabins and outdoor recreation centers in a field in addition to the central hub.

The new $20 million campus will have 70 beds and provide addiction treatment to Iowa youth.

Governor Kim Reynolds was at the site in the morning. She said it has been one of her top priorities since taking office.

“As someone who has lived with an addiction and walked the path myself, I can’t begin to tell you how amazing today is and how important it is,” Reynolds said. . “And really the impact you’re going to have.”

KCCI also spoke with YSS President and CEO Andrew Allen. He said the new addition could help up to 500 children each year.

Click below to see more of Beau Bowman:

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