Community Services Advocate Information

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

The 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
227 S. 6th St. Ste. 128
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Email Ashley Gray

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

Phone (712) 328-5645
Fax: (712) 328-5668
Hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday
Location Pottawattamie County Courthouse
First Floor, Room 128
227 S 6th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Mailing Address 227 S. 6th St, Ste 128
Council Bluffs, IA 51501