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 a Navigator Specialist to learn more about local resources including social services programs, housing and health services: 

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Phone: 319-356-6090

Health & Human Services Building
855 S. Dubuque Street
Suite 202B
Iowa City, IA 52240

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Steve Nachazel 
Social Services Navigator Specialist
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Kelly Weston 
Social Services Navigator Specialist
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