About Us

Back Row (L to R): Pam Bettger, Bob Maurer, Jim Hibma, Keith Van Hemert, Amy Whitten
Front Row: Nancy Moreland, Raeynn Schroeder, Julie Johnson, Barb Braafhart


Crossroads of Pella is a local non-profit organization that exists to help people.  Crossroads meets people where their need is and works with them to find a solution.  Crossroads continues to develop educational services and programs designed to meet the real and changing needs within our community.


Crossroads of Pella is community supported, first call source of help and encouragement for area residents.


Crossroads of Pella was started in 1983 during the farm crisis.  At that time leaders in the community realized that those needing services were not seeking the help they needed.  Those in need were not going to the traditional helping agencies or churches.  Therefore, a new independent agency was created to help.  Over the years every effort has been made to provide services at no cost…including counseling!  Crossroads has been the birthplace of many programs in Pella, now operating independently. 


Crossroads is funded through tax deductible contributions made by people like you. Crossroads’ donations come from families, organizations, churches, businesses and corporations. The Crossroads neighborhood is made up of caring individuals who realize the need for the unique services we provide. Contributions to Crossroads may be sent to:

Crossroads of Pella
712 Union Street, Room 301
Pella, Iowa 50219

Jim Hibma is the current director.  He is an Iowa-licensed social worker. 

Board of Directors: Nick Fynaardt, Karmen Gardner, Kyle Giombi, Michael Harris, Shelly Riggen, Allison Van Wyngarden, Leigh Rasmussen, Alison Smith