Address:1007 S Jefferson WayIndianola, IA 50125(11 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: WARREN COUNTY GENERAL ASSISTANCE provides the following services: food and clothing pantry, financial assistance for housing, rent/mortgage assistance, transportation, traveler's aid, utility financial assistance, information and referral, medical, dental and prescription assistance.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, closed for lunch 12 noon-1 pm
Address:109 E Clinton AveIndianola, IA 50125(11 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: HELPING HAND provides clothing, furniture and household items for residents of Warren County. No charge for items Food is provided to families who are referred by Warren County DHS, Red Rock Area Community Action, pastors, etc.
Hours: Tue 12:30 pm-2:30 pm, Thu 9 am-11am, Sat 9 am-11:30 am
Address:104 S 6th St # NorthKnoxville, IA 50138(16 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: WIC PROGRAM provides nutrition education, health screenings and food packages for Women, Infants, and Children Office locations: Carlisle, Indianola, Norwalk, Pella, Knoxville, Chariton, Albia, and Corydon.
Hours: By appointment
Address:104 S 6th StKnoxville, IA 50138(16 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: RED ROCK AREA COMMUNITY ACTION provides the following:
CHORE SERVICE/HANDYMAN (60 plus and also disabled persons).
EMERGENCY FOOD VOUCHERS.
OUTREACH, REFERRALS and RECREATION for low income individuals.
ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM and UTILITY ASSISTANCE.
SHELTER or RENT ASSISTANCE (will pay rent or motel for a limited time) if funds are available.
PROPANE ASSISTANCE also available November through April.
COUNTY TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM (listed separately).
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Address:110 W Main StKnoxville, IA 50138(16 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: HELPING HAND provides food, clothing, furniture and miscellaneous items to low-income families Six apartments available for short term housing to those in need and four apartments for battered women and children.
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-3 pm
Address:4380 Wakonda DrNorwalk, IA 50211(17 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: NEW LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH provides a community food pantry to residents of Warren County. Assistance is available two times per month.
Hours: Wed 5 pm-7 pm or By appointment
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Address:201 9th St NEAltoona, IA 50009(20 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: CARING HANDS OUTREACH CENTER provides:
FOOD PANTRY serves the SE Polk School District, through church and community area donations Clients must go through the county relief before church provides assistance monetarily.
Hours: Food pantry: Mon and Wed 4 pm-6 pm, 1st and 3rd Sat 9 am-11am
Address:2300 Euclid Ave DDes Moines, IA 50310(20 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: 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.
WIC LOCATIONS in Iowa : http://www.idph.state.ia.us/webmap/default.asp?map=wic_agencies
FARMER'S MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM provides coupons which can be redeemed at participating farmers markets for fresh fruits and vegetables (June 1-Oct. 31).
Address:1426 6th AveDes Moines, IA 50314(20 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: ST VINCENT DE PAUL assists families who cannot afford utility, rent or mortgage payments, clothing, furniture and food.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for electric bills under $750, rent and mortgage payments. Must complete the General Relief process and have approval or denial papers, as well as a landlord statement. A person is eligible for financial assistance every 6 months. Must bring photo ID, social security cards for all household members, if no social security card is available please bring tax forms DO NOT ASSIST with deposit or first months rent phone bills, electric bills over $750, YMCA rent, Randolph Hotel rent, hotels or transitional housing, bus tokens, Greyhound bus tickets, and gasoline
FOOD and CLOTHING is available every 3 months.
FURNITURE when available.
OPERATION SANTA CLAUS holiday assistance program.
LITERACY CENTER offers GED, ESL and computer classes (English and Spanish).
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm first come first serve
Address:1326-1330 6th AveDes Moines, IA 50314(20 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: SALVATION ARMY FAMILY SERVICES provides:
COMPASSION IN ACTION SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM helps those who need assistance with rent and utilities. Administers emergency financial aid programs for the Des Moines Area Religious Council. Funds are intended for dire need situations and when no other community resource is available to meet the need Funds available for the first 15 people daily based on funds. By Appointment only: must call on Mondays between 8:15am-10am to make an appointment and speak to someone in person.
FOOD PANTRY (only) is based on a set geographical area in the city of Des Moines
CRIBS AND CARSEATS for children/babies are available via referrals from a referral agency (such as Visiting Nurse Services, Health Inc., etc.) only Families cannot come in and receive assistance for cribs and car seats without a referral.
DIAPERS and FORMULA for babies are based on donations received and DMARC Parents must have a photo ID and either the child's birth certificate or Title 19 card and/or WIC book Open to all of Polk County and surrounding area
MEALS: HOMELESS MOBILE CANTEEN serves breakfast starting at 5am on Tuesday and Friday mornings at the following locations: Churches United, YMCA, the neighborhood area of 6th Ave. and Forest Ave. and Laurel Village (on Tuesdays and Fridays only).
HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE includes Toys for Tots, food for the family for Christmas. Call for more information. Sign-up days Nov. 5-9.
DONATIONS are accepted (monetary, clothing, furniture, household, baby & personal items).
Hours: Financial Assistance By Appointment only (call on Mon 8:15 am-10 am to make an appointment); Food Pantry Mon-Fri 9 am-11:30 am and 1 pm-3:30 pm