Arcadia, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 18 food pantries in the Arcadia area.

1 Miles Away

Arcadia , IA 51430

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Arcadia , IA

Union gives strength. (The Bundle of Sticks 550 BC).
-- Aesop

Community of Concern

10 Miles Away

203 N Hwy 71
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-5150

Contact Person: Roxann Reinart Hours: M-F 8-11:30

The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.
-- Joe Batten

Temporary Aid Program

16 Miles Away

210 South 25th Street
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-4733

Children's clothing
Food Pantry - must apply through General Relief at courthouse

Mon and Thu 9 am-12 noon

With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow-I have still joy in the midst of all these things.
-- Confucius

Coon Rapids Food Pantry

23 Miles Away

United Methodist Church, 4th and Main
Coon Rapids, IA 50058

phone is disconnected

We find comfort among those who agree with us-growth among those who don't.
-- Frank A. Clark

Audubon Family Development Center

25 Miles Away

109 Tracy Street
Audubon, IA 50025
(712) 563-2777

Amount of Food Provided: 1 week
Visits permitted: 4-5 times per year
Documentation required: Proof of residence and SSN

Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm

You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
-- Ralph Marston

Mid-Sioux Opportunity Outreach Office - Ida County

30 Miles Away

703 West Highway 175, Suite 1
Ida Grove, IA 51445
(712) 364-2175

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APPLICATION CENTER for Mid-Sioux programs

INFORMATION and referrals to other community services

CRISIS FUNDS pay a portion of rent, utilities, food, gas, medicine, and other bills to help families out in a crisis situation

HOLIDAY FOOD provides special meals during the holiday season

HOLIDAY FAMILIES helps families in need have a brighter holiday season

BACK-TO-SCHOOL program provides donated school supplies for area children

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) is an extension of the national school lunch program which reimburses child care providers a set reimbursement rate for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care

FOOD PANTRY provides a three-day supply of food to families who are out of food and money; pantries located in each outreach office

FOOD FOR LIFE provides families in need with packages of frozen meat donated by local livestock producers; guidelines and availability of meat may vary between counties

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY(FaDSS) program is available to anyone receiving FIP benefits thru the state of Iowa; clients meet with staff twice per month with the goal of self-sufficiency

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, and a Child Development Center; locations in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, and Hawarden

WEATHERIZATION program offers energy efficient repairs to homes

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LiHEAP) assists families with heating costs by paying a portion of their utility bill; it is not intended to pay a household's total energy costs; program available November 1st-April 30th

WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and women who have had a baby in the last 6 months; provides healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to other health care agencies

MATERNAL HEALTH program offers payment for child birth and/or parenting classes; education about labor, delivery, infant, and self care; referrals to other health care or local community services, including help finding a dentist; presumptive eligibility for Medicaid; help arranging delivery; social assessments and referrals; referrals for family planning and child health care; and Care Coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CHILD HEALTH program provides financial assistance for un-insured or under-insured children needing medical and dental care; children from birth to age 21 receive:
-Well-child examinations by family physicians
-Immunizations and lead screenings
-Nutrition assessments and counseling
-Oral health screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications by a registered dental hygienist and payment for dental examinations
-Care coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings

Thu 9 am-4 pm

Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.
-- Frank Herbert

West Central Community Action - Shelby County

32 Miles Away

516 Market Street
Harlan, IA 51537
(712) 755-5602

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for rent, mortgage, and utilities for low income households, including the LIHEAP program during winter months

WEATHERIZATION for eligible homes to receive insulation, repair or replace windows and doors, install weather stripping, and perform minor foundation renovations

FADSS, Family Development and Self Sufficiency, provides services to families who are working their way toward self-sufficiency through an intensive in home program; must be receiving income assistance from the Department of Human Services



HOLIDAY Adopt a Family Program

Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm

Loser's visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
-- Rob Gilbert

Shelby County General Relief

32 Miles Away

Community Services - Shelby County
Harlan, IA 51537
(712) 755-2843


FOOD vouchers


EMERGENCY MOTEL for stranded travelers

Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
-- Len Wein

Greene County Christian Action Resource

35 Miles Away

1304 S Elm Street
Jefferson, IA 50129
(515) 386-8262

Contact Person: Jeane Burke, or Reverend Dr. Richard Glascow

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces,I would still plant my apple tree.
-- Martin Luther

Guthrie County Family Development Center

39 Miles Away

2002 State Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
(800) 642-6330

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Serves income eligible residents in Guthrie County. Information, application, and referral center for income eligible programs.
Financial literacy counseling, Iowa Rental Help, Weatherization, SHARE, CHORE, Food Pantry, Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

Monday-Friday 9AM - 3PM

The controlled person is a powerful person. He who always keeps his head will get ahead.
-- Norman Vincent Peale

Buena Vista County Outreach Center

42 Miles Away

620 michigan st
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 732-1757

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*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program ( LIHEAP): Supplemental help for winter heating bills.
*LIHEAP Crisis Assistance: Help in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair Furnace replacement may be available for homeowners.
*Weatherization Program: Provides assistance to make a home more energy efficeient - may include caulking, insulation, weather stripping and other services.
*Chore Service and Home Repair: Program serves eligible applicants age 60 and over with home chores and repairs Program is a partnership with Northwest Aging Association.
*Emergency Food Pantry: Service available to eligible families with little or no food 10-14 day supply of food and non-food items as available.
*Food Bank/Food Shelf: Variety of food and non-food items available to clients who are income eligible May be accessed once a week and items available depends on supply.
*Bread/Garden Surplus/Eggs: Items donated by businesses and people in the community - availability depends on supply.
*Emergency Vouchers: Provides eligible applicants with limited financial help for basic needs.
*Clothing/Furniture Shop: Clothing, household goods and furniture items Anyone is welcome to come in and shop.
*Referral Services: Knowledge of services and contacts in our area may benefit clients in difficult or emergency situations.
*Client Advocacy: Assisting clients with providers and organizations to receive assistance resolving difficult situations.
*Adopt-A-Family Christmas Program: Families are adopted in the surrounding communities at Christmas time and are provided with gifts and food for the holiday.
*Special Projects: School supplies, holiday food baskets, new shoes and clothing for school age kids Projects are based on available funds and need.

Mon - Thu 7:30 am-4:30 pm Fri 8 am - 12 pm

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
-- Margaret M. Fitzpatrick