Community Services Advocate Information

Mental Health Advocate serves Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie and Shelby Counties.

he Mental Health Advocate is appointed by the Court to advocate for persons under a mental health court commitment per Chapter 229 of the Iowa Code. When an advocate is assigned, the advocate assists people with the following:

  • Understanding and following the court’s commitment order
  • Providing information regarding the rights of a committed person
  • Giving support, answering questions, investigating concerns and making needed referrals
  • Informing the court if the services of an attorney are necessary


Ashley Gray, Mental Health Advocate
515 5th Ave. Room 113
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Email Ashley Gray

Phone: (712) 328-5774
Fax:  (712) 328-5668

Phone (712) 328-5645
Fax: (712) 328-5668
Hours 8:00am to 12:00pm
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Monday through Friday
Location Pottawattamie County Services Building
515 5th Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Mailing Address 515 5th Avenue, Room #113
Council Bluffs, IA 51503