Success Street

Success Street

The Success Street staff is made up of friendly and caring people who are ready to help and keep youth healthy. You can trust them to confidentially assist you and your family with whatever services are needed. The success of youth is important and the Success Street staff is dedicated to making sure youth are mentally and physically able to concentrate on school and their future. Working together we can see them succeed!

At Success Street, students can expect to find services that provide: Mental health assessment, counseling and referrals for individuals, groups or families.

Success Street Mental Health is a school-based mental health program provided to Pre K-12 students in the Waterloo Community School District. Through this partnership with Waterloo Schools, early intervention is possible. Research has indicated that early identification and intervention is effective in treating student mental health concerns. Our goal is to intervene early and improve student success.

What is a School-Based Mental Health Program?

A school-based mental health program provides many of the same services that can be found in community agencies. Success Street mental health offers a full range of comprehensive mental health services. The school-based mental health professionals work collaboratively with parents, school staff, and other professionals in order to surround each student with quality care.

Who provides the Mental Health services?

Four licensed master level mental health practitioners provide mental health services to students and their families throughout the Waterloo Community School District. These highly qualified counselors are experienced in providing mental health services in a school setting. We have three home offices and travel to nearly all schools within the district. Our home offices are located at Carver Academy, West High School, and East High School.

How much will the Mental Health service cost?

Success Street mental health services are provided at no cost to parents. When applicable, Medicaid Insurance is billed. Waterloo Community School District supports the mental health positions within the district.

What services are provided? Our services include:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Consultation
  • Interventions
  • Referrals

If you feel you can benefit from Success Street Mental Health services, contact one of our office sites:

  • Carver Academy: 319.433.2530
  • West High School: 319.433.2780
  • East High School: 319.433.2446

Health care, including physicals

  • Physical exams, including those for school sports
  • Lab tests and screenings when necessary, to detect illness or infection (i.e., strep throat)
  • Immunizations (shots)
  • Sick visits and  treatment for minor injuries
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Prescriptions and medication administration
  • Oral Health screening & fluoride varnish
  • Referrals to outside specialists (in collaboration with your PCP) for services not provided at the School-Based Health Center

Substance abuse services

Pathways Behavioral Services provides both prevention services that aim to prevent the underage use, or abuse, of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, as well as a variety of programs and activities and help communities, schools, workplaces, and organizations address substance abuse issues. Pathways provides an adolescent program on site at area high schools that offers a mixture of group and individual counseling.

Reproductive Health

Health educators from Allen Women's Health are available to meet one-on-one with students at Success Street sites in Waterloo middle and high schools. If you need STD testing, pregnancy testing, birth control information, or just have questions about relationships or your body, you can talk to us confidentially (that means we can't tell your parents, teachers, or anyone else without your permission). East High, West High and Carver Academy.

Information and referral assistance

Services are available to all individuals, age 0 through 21 years of age. Many are eligible for reduced fee or free services. Medicaid and insurance will be accepted.