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Information, Routes, and Demand Response Services

Toll Free: 1-800-839-5005

Relay Iowa: 711

Main Dispatch Office - Dubuque

7600 Commerce Park
Dubuque, IA 52002
Phone: (563) 588-4592
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Jackson County RTA Bus Garage

1000 E Quarry Rd.
Maquoketa, IA 52060

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Delaware County RTA Bus Garage

123 Maple Street
Earlville, IA 52041

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ARC logoArea Residential Care is a non-profit organization that has provided services for people with mental and/or other developmental disabilities since 1968. The organization serves an average of 250 people with disabilities annually; providing residential, vocational, and day services in Dubuque, Dyersville and Manchester communities.

Area Residential Care

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DAC provides residential and employment service opportunities in Jackson, Clinton, and Dubuque counties.


NEI3A logoNortheast Iowa Area Agency on Aging helps older people in Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson Counties lead independent, meaningful lives in their own homes and communities as long as possible. NEIAAA accomplishes this in many ways--one of which is funding transportation offered by the RTA. Without the cooperation of community partners, our older area citizens would have far fewer services and programs available to assist them.

Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging

Hills and Dales logoHills & Dales, is a not-for-profit human services organization located in Dubuque, Iowa. Services are provided to children and young adults with disabilities, along with local senior citizens. Hills & Dales was founded by a mother in 1973 to care for her son who had significant disabilities, and Hills & Dales now supports people from 17 counties in Iowa. The primary focus has always been to serve people with significant medical needs, which is supported by around the clock nursing staff at the Residential Center.

Hills & Dales' mission is dedicated to building meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities by offering services that support the whole person and enhance community inclusion. Hills & Dales values a quality of life that enhances dignity, upholds rights and encourages choices by the individual. In 1996 Hills & Dales became the first agency in Iowa to be certified to provide home and community-based services.

Hills & Dales

Operation New View logoHEAD START classroom centers are located in all 3 counties and the City of Dubuque. These 17 classrooms provide a four-day week, school-year program for children ages 3-5 years old. Head Start is an early childhood education program for low-income children. The program is designed to prepare children for a successful school experience. The Head Start Program provides nutritious breakfasts and lunches for each enrolled child, as well as a health screening, age appropriate classroom activities, social services to families and parent involvement opportunities.

OPERATION : NEW VIEW COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY administers a number of programs in the tri-county area. Our agency covers Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson counties

OUTREACH is the heart of all Operation: New View Community Action Agency programs. Offices are located in all 3 counties. The Outreach Staff make home visits throughout the tri-county area. Referrals are made to various resources in the area. Applications are accepted for all Operation : New View programs. Outreach provides emergency assistance by helping low-income, disabled, elderly, and children meet basic needs such as food, heat, clothes, and transportation

Operation: New View

Operation New View logoProject Concern's mission is to support the community by caring for individuals and families that are homeless or living in poverty. Their vision is that everyone will have their basic needs met and a place to call home. One of Project Concern's main goals is to empower people to become strong, independent, and healthy members of the community. Project Concern accomplishes this by connecting people to services, promoting self-sufficiency, providing information and advocating for those that are disadvantaged.

Through their Information & Referral department, accessed by calling 211 or walking into the agency, people are provided with free and confidential assistance to help them with basic necessities such as food, clothing, shelter and transportation, and other services such as job and housing searches, support group, etc. Project Concern's Homeless Prevention & Assistance program also provides case management for those that are at risk of eviction and those that are currently homeless and looking for permanent housing.

Project Concern

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Founded in 2008, DuRide is a non-profit organization, that provides over 1,000 rides a month for seniors age 65 and older who can no longer drive themselves, matching volunteers, who use their own vehicles, with ride requests. Over 250 members are served by over 160 volunteers. Rides are provided 365 days a year.


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The Veteran's Freedom Center is a place where veterans of any era can come and be themselves. The VFC offers crafts, a wood shop, exercise room, pool table and dart board, weekly card club. Vets can just hang out or participate in activities. There is no cost for Vets. The center runs on donations, fundraisers and grants. It receives no federal, state or local tax monies.

Veteran's Freedom Center

Crescent Community Health Center

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