Address:701 Ballard DrHuxley, IA 50124Map & Directions
Services: Community School
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Address:114 SW State StAnkeny, IA 50023Map & Directions
Services: ALPHA WOMEN'S CENTER is a Baptist pro life organization dedicated to providing material, emotional, and spiritual assistance to those with needs related to pregnancy, sexuality, parenting issues and post-abortion stress Services:
FREE PREGNANCY TESTS
PARENTING EDUCATION: Classes, videos and books on prenatal and parenting skills, first aid, nutrition, safety, etc. Some classes available in Spanish.
BABY CLOSET: clothing (for ages 0-2 years), diapers, wipes, formula, and linens To receive free items must attend classes in parenting, prenatal, Bible study, WIC or doctor appointments Emergency help also available.
POST ABORTION SUPPORT and ADOPTION OPTION SUPPORT
BURP BUCK PROGRAM
FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT
Hours: Ankeny: Mon and Wed 9 am-5 pm
Address:5870 Merle Hay Rd DJohnston, IA 50131Map & Directions
Services: Johnston Partnership Place Provides A Clothing Closet For Families That Access Our Dmarc Food Pantry. Families Are Able To Receive 5 Items Per Family Member Per Month. Provides Both Adult And Children Clothing.
Hours: Tue and Thu 9 am-12 pm, Sat 10 am-2 pm
Eligibility: Des Moines metro area
Documents To Bring: photo ID for all 18 and over
Address:801 W 1st St AGrimes, IA 50111Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY visitors can pick up dry goods as well as vouchers for perishable goods (residents of Grimes only) Food and monetary donations are welcome.
Hours: By appointment on Tue and Thu 9:30 am-2:30 pm
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Address:201 9th St NEAltoona, IA 50009Map & 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:7611 Douglas Ave #34-35Urbandale, IA 50322Map & Directions
Services: URBANDALE FOOD PANTRY is a non-profit DMARC food pantry which offers food and personal items to residents of Urbandale and Windsor Heights.
FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS in collaboration with Polk County Health Department; types of screenings will change each month - blood sugar, blood pressure, bone density, HIV and sexually transmitted, and many more. Available to residents of Urbandale, Windsor Heights, Clive, Johnston, and Grimes.
DONATIONS are welcome; including cash, personal grooming items and food Food can also be dropped in red barrels located in Urbandale grocery stores or at DMARC (3816 36th Street, Suite 202 Des Moines IA).
Hours: Mon 10 am-2 pm & 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Wed & Thu 10 am-2pm
Address:12001 Ridgemont DrUrbandale, IA 50323Map & Directions
Services: CLOTHING CLOSET AND FOOD PANTRY provide free food and clothing to individuals in need Food boxes in a limited supply of canned and boxed goods Available to the public only three times a year, with an ID.
GRIEF SHARE provides a support group for anyone dealing with a loss Meets at First Federated Church.
DIVORCE CARE is also offered for those struggling with separation and divorce
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) offers a monthly meeting for mothers of preschoolers to share concerns, explore creativity, receive instructions and build relationships.
Hours: Clothing: Wed 12:30 pm-2 pm; Food Pantry: Tue 9 am-11am; Other services are Irregular - call for details
Address:1426 6th AveDes Moines, IA 50314Map & 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 50314Map & 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
Address:4260 NW 6th DrDes Moines, IA 50313Map & Directions
Services: HIGHLAND PARK CHRISTIAN CHURCH provides clothing for all ages.
Hours: Mon and Fri 9:30 am-11:30 am only