Urban Dreams and Broadlawns Partner to Expand Mental Health Service Access

Des Moines, Iowa (September 14, 2020) – Urban Dreams is expanding access to culturally competent mental health care in the urban core of Des Moines. In partnership with Broadlawns Medical Center, Rochean Cofield, LMSW will begin seeing patients at Urban Dreams starting today, Monday, September 14, 2020.  

A native of Philadelphia, PA, Cofield relocated to Des Moines in July 2009. She earned an Associate’s Degree from DMACC, a Bachelor's in Human Services from Grand View University, and a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Iowa.  

Cofield brings a strong understanding of the needs of Des Moines’ most vulnerable populations. She completed her field learning at Creative Visions where she focused on mentoring youth who struggled in school, as well as community members seeking assistance with basic food needs, utility assistance, and programming assistance. Additionally, Cofield has experience working with the elderly and aging as well as individuals with physical and mental limitations. 

“Broadlawns has been a staple in our community for decades. This partnership is just one example of their ability to be creative in their ability to impact more people and make Des Moines a better place for everyone. Moreover, Rochean will be an influential person for those in need” said Izaah Knox, Urban Dreams Executive Director.

Cofield is accepting new patients at her office located at 601 Forest Ave. Des Moines, IA 50314. To schedule an appointment, please call (515) 288-4742. 

Broadlawns Medical Center offers the most comprehensive delivery system for mental health services in Central Iowa. To learn more about mental health services, visit www.broadlawns.org/clinics-and-services/mental-health

Urban Dreams advocates for all members of the community, breaking down barriers to success and collaborating with key stakeholders to overcome obstacles and uplift underserved and underrepresented people.

Rochean Cofield, LMSW