Jail Diversion

The Jail Diversion Program is available to individuals in Jasper and Poweshiek Counties who are in contact with the criminal justice system because of a mental health or co-occurring disorder.  Participation in the Jail Diversion Program is voluntary.  Individuals should have the ability and willingness to participate in and receive assistance from the program and agree to develop and work on identified goals.


Jail Diversion Program staff are able to assist with locating housing, applying for food assistance/community assistance programs,  assistance in locating employment, budgeting, ensuring appropriate medical and behavioral health care is in place, promoting independent living skills and identifying and intervening where there are gaps in care, and strengthening natural supports. Staff also provide goal-related transportation.


Referrals are welcome from Judges, Attorneys, Courts, Mental Health Providers, Substance Abuse Providers, Jail Administrators, Central Iowa Community Services, Law Enforcement, Community and Family.

Faith Repp, Jail Diversion Director

Faith has been with Capstone since 2017. She transitioned into jail diversion services November 2019. Faith has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration through University of Phoenix. Faith has been working in the social work field since 2006.

Faith can be reached the following ways: 



Jill Robinson, Jail Diversion Case Manager

Jill joined Capstone in 2014. She has a degree in Criminal Justice. Jill assists individuals with mental illnesses that are involved in the criminal justice system with finding services and supports in the community.

Jill can be reached the following ways:



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