The Department of Social Services at Guthrie County Hospital provides services to patients, their families and members of the community which enable them to make the best use of health care resources.

Some examples of services provided in the Social Service department include but are not limited to:
    • advanced care planning,
    • assistance with Medicaid,
    • referrals for nursing and assisted living facilities as well as hospice, contact with DHS, as well as a variety of other services.

The department works to reduce social, financial, and medical barriers in order to optimize patient and family functioning. Information and referrals provided by the social worker are free of charge to all patients, family members and the community.

Addison Enns, LMSW

Addison is a licensed social worker who graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa, and Master’s degree from the University of Southern California. She provides services to individuals in the inpatient as well as outpatient setting, and she is able to assist individuals as well as families in the community.

Contact Social Services:
Guthrie County Hospital
710 N. 12th Street
Guthrie Center, IA  50115