As Linn County’s first children’s human service agency, Tanager offers programs that focus on prevention, treatment, and outreach and serve over 4,000 children, teens, and young adults each year.
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Early intervention can help children and teens stay in school, stay out of trouble and lead healthier, happier lives.

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Through a comprehensive approach to treatment, our team offers an array of services to children and their families.

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We believe education and experiential learning is key in empowering children, families, communities, and systems.

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LGBTQ+ Youth Center Luncheon

Join us at the Hills Grand Lodge at Camp Tanager for the third annual LGBTQ+ Youth Center Luncheon. This event is designed to educate community members about the LGBTQ+ Youth Center at Tanager, and is also an opportunity to view  holiday wreath auction items in person!

Cost to attend this event is $30/person or $200/table of 8 people.

Can’t make it in person, but still want to bid on a wreath? Click here to bid online for your favorite wreath!

We believe better care leads to better outcomes.

RISE with Tanager

You can cultivate wellness and resilience using this holistic framework to engage in positive experiences that enhance your well-being.


2022 Holiday Appeal

It’s almost here — the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays at Tanager are always special. As a family service organization, we know that families celebrating together is

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Engage with us.

Find us at any of our three locations in Cedar Rapids or fill out a form to connect with us digitally.

We’re here to help.

If you (or someone with you) are experiencing a medical emergency, are in danger, or are feeling suicidal, call 911 immediately.

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