Ashton, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 17 food pantries in the Ashton area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Ashton , IA 51232

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Ashton, IA to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Ashton , IA.

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Ashton , IA



In vain have you acquired knowledge if you have not imparted it to others.
-- Deuteronomy Rabbah




Mid-Sioux Opportunity Outreach Office - Lyon County

22 Miles Away

302 South Lincoln
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
(712) 472-3746

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Services:
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

Hours:
Wed 9 am-4 pm



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




Community Health Partners of Sioux County

26 Miles Away

211 Central Avenue SE
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-2971

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Services:
HEALTHCARE-- Maternal health services, Healthy Families Sioux County Baby Pantry, lead program, radon awareness, STD/HIV testing, immunizations, communicable disease surveillance, TB program, disaster and bioterrorism preparedness, home care, Hospice and homemaker services via arrangement, tobacco use prevention, and senior health

Hours:
8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday



Your Master Teacher knows all you need to learn, the perfect timing for your learning it, and the ideal way of teaching it to you. You don't create a Master Teacher-that's already been done. You discover your Master Teacher.
-- Peter McWilliams




Mid-Sioux Opportunity Outreach Office - Sioux County

27 Miles Away

313 North Main Avenue
Sioux Center, IA 51250
(712) 722-3611

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Services:
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

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm



When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.
-- Aeschylus




Love INC. Sioux County

28 Miles Away

P.O. Box 85
Rock Valley, IA 51247
(712) 476-5990

Services:
Churches and agencies cooperate to provide effective help to the disadvantaged in the community. Food, household items, clothing, shelter, friendship, budget counseling, professional help, transportation.

Hours:
9 am-12 noon Mon-Fri



Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.
-- Shaquille O'Neal




Clay County Outreach Center

34 Miles Away

407 East Third Street
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 262-7409

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Services:
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - supplemental help for winter heating bills - November 1st through April 15th
*LIHEAP Crisis Assistance - Assistance available in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair. Upon availability of funding, furnace repair or replacement is available to homeowners.
*Weatherization - Assistance with stopping infiltration of cold air into a home. Can include caulking, weather stripping and attic insulation.
*Chore Service and Home Repair- Funds household repairs and chores for income eligible applicants age 60 and older. Sponsored by Northwest Aging Association.
*Emergency Vouchers - Provides eligible applicants with limited financial help for basic emergency needs.
*Emergency Food Pantries - 7 day supply of food for those who are out of food or have limited resources to purchase or obtain food.
*Food Bank - Variety of food and sundry items. Donations accepted.
*Food for Life - Meat which has been inspected and donated by area farmers. Available on an every other month basis; based on income and family size.
*Clothing Shop - Provides clothing and miscellaneous household items. Donations accepted.
*Referral Services- Information on a wide variety of services available in Northwest Iowa for those faced with situations they find difficult to solve.
*Client Advocacy - Assistance when help is needed with providers, organizations or difficult situations.
*Budget Counseling - Help for those experiencing difficulty managing their financial obligations.
*Special Projects - Clay County Community Christmas program, new hats and gloves, school supplies and more based on need and availability.
*Youth Enrichment

Hours:
Mon-Thu 7:30 am-4:30pm Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 am



Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
-- Pamela Vaull Starr




Dickinson County Food Pantry

34 Miles Away

1575 18th Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-1112

Services:
Contact Person: Laurie Ruff Hours: M-F 9-11



When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to discover they are not it.
-- Bernard Bailey




Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc.

36 Miles Away

418 South Marion Street
Remsen, IA 51050
(800) 859-2025

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Services:
COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

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; Emergency Crisis Intervention Payments (ECIP) may include furnace repair/replacement, temporary shelter, service continuity, etc.

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

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm



What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
-- Kitty O'Neill Collins




Mid-Sioux Opportunity Outreach Office - Cherokee County

40 Miles Away

921 South 2nd Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
(712) 225-3322

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Services:
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

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm



Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.
-- Les Brown




Love, Inc of Greater Canton

41 Miles Away

111 E. 6th Street
Canton, SD 57013
(605) 764-0453

Services:
Clearinghouse for local food pantry, gas vouchers, utility and rent help Love Inc is not income based, rather they are need based If Love, Inc is unable to help, clients will be referred to the appropriate agency
Programs include:
Adopt A Student (backpack program)
Friday Backpack Program
Personal Care Pantry
Winter Coat Drive
Helping Hands Baby Ministry
Love Inc's Clothing Closet (Clothing Thrift Store for the Canton Community)



No one ever went broke by saying no too often.
-- Harvey Mckay




Canton Office - Department of Social Services

41 Miles Away

104 N. Main
Canton, SD 57013
(605) 764-5761

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Services:
Provides Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), TANF and Medicaid programs for children and low income families.

SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) - A supplemental food program that enables eligible households to obtain a more nutritious diet Eligibility is determined by income, resources and household size Benefits are deposited into an account which is accessed by using an EBT card The EBT card is used to purchase edible, nutritious food items only.

TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) is financial assistance for children when one parent is absent from the home; both parents are absent and the children are living with a relative; or both parents are in the home but one is unable to work for medical reasons or one is unemployed under certain criteria.

Medicaid - medical assistance program for certain low income people who are aged, blind, disabled or members of families with dependent children Title XIX or Medicaid covers most health services such as hospital, physician, dental, mental health, family planning, home health services, limited optometric services etc Also covers Nursing Home Care not covered by a person's own income, or by other State and federal programs. Nursing home care may be provided in skilled, intermediate nursing facilities, intermediate mental retardation facilities or psychiatric nursing homes.



You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.
-- Marcus T. Cicero