Batavia, IA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 21 food pantries in the Batavia area.

1 Miles Away

Batavia , IA 52533

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Batavia , IA

Feel the fear and do it anyway.
-- Susan Jeffers

Seneca Area Agency on Aging - Ottumwa

14 Miles Away

117 North Cooper Suite2
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-2270

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ADVOCACY SERVICES: Action taken on behalf of an older person to secure rights or benefits Includes receiving investigating, and working to resolve dispute or complaints.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT: Iowa Family Caregiver Program connects caregivers to the many resources available such as planning assistance, referrals, training, respite care, support groups, and counseling

CASE MANAGEMENT SERVIES: Long term case/care management for seniors Assistance is provided in the form of access to or care coordination in circumstances where the older person and/or their caregiver are experiencing diminished functioning capacities, personal conditions, or other characteristics which require the provision of services by formal service providers.

CONGREGATE MEALS: Congregate Meals provide a nutritious meal and reduces isolation of older persons by combining food with friendship and socialization The program is available to persons 60 years of age and over and their spouse regardless of age, contributions accepted

FARMER'S MARKET VOUCHERS: Provides Farmer's Market Vouchers to persons 60 and older

HOME DELIVERED MEALS: Provisions of a meal to an eligible participant at the client's place of residence which complies with the dietary guidelines for Americans

INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE: Information and assistance is provided for all issues concerning aging

MEDICATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES: This program may include medication management, screening, and education It may consist of review of a person's medication to assess interaction and/or the setup of medication by a pharmacist or a nurse that results in assisting a person to remain at home.

NUTRITION EDUCATION: A program to promote better health by providing accurate and culturally sensitive nutrition, physical fitness or health information and instruction to participants and caregivers in a group or individual setting.
Handicapped accessible, Transportation available, Utilizes volunteers, agency newsletter available pick up only

OTTUMWA SENIOR CENTER: Provide home delivered meals, congregate meals, outreach, information and assistance, reassurance, advocacy, senior recreation, public information, nutrition education, case management, transportation, handicapped accessible, Utilizes volunteers, newsletter available pick up only

OUREACH SERVICES: Interventions initiated by an agency organization for the purpose of identifying potential clients and encouraging their use of existing services ad benefits.

PUBLIC INFORMATION SERVICES: Provide information and referral to a client or a group to identify services that may be available.

REASSURANCE SERVICES: Contacting elderly persons to provide comfort and assistance.

TRANSPORTATION FOR SENIORS: Contract with agencies to provide transportation for seniors

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
-- Buckminster Fuller

Salvation Army - Ottumwa

14 Miles Away

725 West Second Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-7597

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CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE: Nov. 1st-Dec 25th, call for details
Non Profit Social Services Agency that provides toys, clothing, and food for families at Christmas.

CLOTHING VOUCHERS: Non Profit Social Services Agency that provides clothing at reduced rate or free clothing vouchers for those who can not afford clothing at our store.

DISASTER SERVICES: Emergency Disaster Services.

EMERGENCY FUNDS: Non Profit Social Services Agency that provides funds for utilities, housing, and clothing. Must have a late notice, disconnection notice, or an eviction notice.

FOOD BOX: In cooperation with Wapello County to provide monthly food boxes to seniors that are 60 + and that our 130% of poverty.

FOOD PANTRY: Non Profit Social Services Agency that provides a limited amount of food for persons in need: must meet 150% poverty level, show proof of residence and ID

HOUSEHOLD GOODS: Provides free household goods vouchers to Salvation Army stores. Must meet 150% poverty level

SCHOOL SUPPLY ASSISTANCE: Non Profit Social Services Agency that provides free school supplies to those in need. Program runs from July to Aug: must be a Wapello county resident and have children in preschool through 5th grade, bring id and proof of residence

THANKSGIVING ASSISTANCE: Thanksgiving meal Home delivery available if needed.

WEATHER RELATED SHELTER for those needing respite from the summer heat or the freezing temperatures of winter The decision is determined by the local weather agencies Bring any items to keep you entertained and comfortable.

Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm

Hope is an orientation of spirit, an orientation of the heart. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
-- Vaclav Havel

Ecumenical Lord's Cupboard - First United Methodist

14 Miles Away

202 East Fourth Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-8809

FOOD PANTARY: Provide food assistance to families in need.

Mon-Fri 12 noon-3 pm

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
-- William James

Van Buren County Community Services

21 Miles Away

404 Dodge Street
Keosauqua, IA 52565
(319) 293-3793

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GENERAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance on a temporary basis for a limited period of time It can be used to pay for basic needs that include rent/lot rent; interest on original mortgage; utilities-gas, electric, and water; burial; and food vouchers for clients who are unable to work Can not be on Subsidized Housing.

Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm

Each person designs his own life, freedom gives him the power to carry out his own designs, and power gives the freedom to interfere with the designs of others.
-- Eric Berne

SIEDA Neighborhood Resource Center - Van Buren Co

21 Miles Away

701 First Street
Keosauqua, IA 52565
(800) 622-8340

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FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY (FaDss): An intensive in-home program for families receiving income assistance from DHS Home visits are the foundation of SIEDA's FaDSS program Visits in the home allow the family and the specialist the opportunity to meet in a safe, non-threatening environment

NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTER: This center provides outreach, information, referral services, holiday projects and serves as a single point of entry for all agency services such as Energy Assistance, Weatherization, and crisis payments This location has NEST Program Food Pantry and clothing room are housed here

NEST PROGRAM: An incentive-based, parent education and support program to pregnant women and children through 3 years of age The goal of the program is to prevent birth defects and improve the health of pregnant women and their babies by providing incentives to encourage early prenatal care and parent education.

Mon-Fri, 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm

I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
-- Jean Paul Getty

Davis County General Assistance and Veteran's Affairs

23 Miles Away

203 South Madison Street
Bloomfield, IA 52537
(641) 664-2170

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GENERAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance on a temporary basis for a limited period of time It can be used to pay for basic needs that include rent/lot rent; interest on original mortgage; utilities-gas, electric, and water; burial; and food vouchers for clients who are unable to work Linn County prescription information may be obtained here also Can not be on Subsidized Housing

VETERAN SERVICES: Helps wartime veterans or the family of a wartime veteran with rent, utilities, and limited medical expenses in time of need

Mon-Tue 8 am-4 pm, Wed 8 am-12 noon

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
-- Sri Ram

Keokuk County Lord's Pantry

24 Miles Away

120 N Jefferson
Sigourney, IA 52591
(641) 622-2340

FOOD PANTRY: Provides food for the people living in Keokuk County and people traveling through

CHRISTMAS PROJECT: Purchase one item of clothing, toy, and game etc for each child.

Mon-Fri 8 am- 4:30 pm

If something is exceptionally well done it has embedded in it's very existence the aim of lifting the common denominator rather than catering to it.
-- Edward Fischer

Eddyville United Methodist Church

28 Miles Away

1001 Main Street
Eddyville, IA 52553
(641) 969-4660

FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry for people living in the Eddyville-Blakesburg School District

Second and Fourth Sat of the month 9:30 am-11:30 am

Say yes to your Universe.
-- Janet Zuckerman

Our Church Community Church

28 Miles Away

1474 Franklin Avenue
Wayland, IA 52654
(319) 461-0576

FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food box to those in need.

Mon-Fri by appointment

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.
-- Ethiopian Proverb

HACAP - Old Main Washington Site

32 Miles Away

2175 Lexington Boulevard
Washington, IA 52353
(319) 653-2069

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ENERGY ASSISTANCE: Assists low-income homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season Assistance is based on household income, size, type of fuel and type of housing The application period is from October 1 (elderly and disabled households) and November 1 through April 30 for the other households. Must meet 150% of poverty guidelines If over the guidelines and have medical expense, can be between 151% to 175 % of the poverty guidelines

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: The Friendship Emergency Fund is a ministerial donation fund for emergency assistance to help with utility or rent deposits, disconnects, rent eviction prevention and utility payments It is a loan that is to be paid back at the client's discretion Payments are made directly to the vendors and landlords Maximum assistance is $150

LOW-INCOME AND LOW-COST HOUSING: Low-Cost Housing provides supported housing to low-income families Priority give to families already receiving support services within the HACAP system Complete an application and interview process; will need to provide financial statements, SSN's for persons in household Washington Local Housing Program is available for families that are in need of safe and affordable housing after becoming homeless due to eviction or utility disconnect . Below 17%% poverty guidelines; homeless or have an eviction notice

Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

The best way to help poor people is to not be one of them.
-- Bob Harrington