What is the role of the Navigator Specialist?

  • Assist individuals and/or caregivers by providing information, referrals, aid in accessing supportive services and care coordination..
  • Provide advocacy, support and short-term coordination of services for individuals and families.
  • Provide follow up to ensure consumer accessed needed services.
  • Provide application and paperwork assistance for social services programs. 


Service Directories

County Resource Directory

Livable Communities Service Directory Website



Please call Johnson County Social Services and ask to speak with the Navigator Specialist to learn more about local resources including social services programs, housing and health services: 

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Steve Nachazel 
Social Services Navigator Specialist
855 S. Dubuque St. Ste. 202B
Iowa City, IA 52240

Phone: 319-356-6090
Fax: 319-688-5711

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