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Iowa County Social Services Department

Address:
495 4th Ave
Conroy, IA 52220

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away - Go to: Conroy, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 662-4245

Website:
http://www.co.iowa.ia.us

Services:
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 Iowa County prescription information may be obtained here also Can not be on Subsidized Housing

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

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.

-- John D Rockefeller

First Presbyterian Church

Address:
504 S Highland St
Williamsburg, IA 52361

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Williamsburg, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 668-1375

Website:
https://firstpreswilliamsburg.org/

Services:
AUTO REPAIR: The Iowa County Ministerial Alliance Fund will loan up to $100 for vehicle repairs

RENT ASSISTANCE: The Iowa County Ministerial Alliance Fund will loan up to $200 or 1/2 of the rent, which ever is less, for rent

RENT DEPOSIT: The Iowa County Ministerial Alliance Fund will loan up to $200 or 1/2 of the rent, which ever is less, for rent

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: The Iowa County Ministerial Alliance Fund will loan up to $100 to help pay the utility bill

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Linn County District Court

Address:
50 3rd Ave Bridge
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 398-3411

Website:
http://www.linncounty.org

Services:
County Officeslocation Informationphysical Locationlinn County Courthouse, 50 3rd Ave Bridgecedar Rapids, Ia, United States, 52401last Updatedmonday, September 25, 2017agency Backgroundtax Statusnone Or Unknowncontact Information(319) 398-3411main Phone(319) 892-5009faxwebsitehttp://www.linncounty.orgsenior Workerben Rogerschairperson Board Of Supervisorsbd.supervisors@linncounty.org319-892-5000hours Of Operationmon-fri 8 Am-5 Pmprograms Offeredabsentee Ballotschild Custody/visitation Assistanceconservation Departmentcounty Assessorcounty Attorneycounty Board Of Supervisorscounty Clerk Of Courtcounty Emergency Managementcounty Engineer's Officecounty General Assistancecounty Recordercounty Treasurercounty Veteran Servicescriminal And Civil Courtsdental Discount Carddisabled American Veteran Transportationelection Informationfiling Procedures For Candidatesjuvenile Detention Centerlinn County Sheriff Departmentmhddoptions Of Linn Countypolling Placesryan White Programvoter Registration Officessite Information

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.

-- James M Barrie

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Address:
928 7th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 365-5091

Website:
http://www.crsvdp.org/

Services:
FINANCIAL HELP: Provides food, rent and utilities when funds are available NO FUNDS FOR GAS FOR AUTO'S OR BUS TICKETS

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE: offers holiday assistance for those in need

SHELTER PAYMENTS : Provides the funds for a person to pay for the cost of saying in a shelter Funds provided once every three months

Hours:
Food Pantry Hours Mon-Sat 9 am-2 pm, Financial Assistance Mon-Sat 9 am-2 pm
Mon-Sat 9 am-2 pm

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The Salvation Army

Address:
1000 C Ave NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 364-9131

Website:
http://www.tsacedarrapids.org

Services:
CHRISTMAS DINNER: Free Christmas holiday dinner for anyone who wishes to attend Meal is served from 11:30am-1pm

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Services for transient families by direct request or agency referrals Local help with financial emergency

EMERGENCY DISASTER SERVICE: Basic furniture and household items, and clothing are available to disaster, fire and flood victims. Shelter is also provided.

FANS: Provides fans for those in need

FOOD PANTRY: Bring identification and Social Security card, can access every other month for a maximum of 6 times per year

FREE MEALS: Breakfast is offered Mon-Fri 8 am-9 am; lunch is offered Mon-Fri 12 Noon-1 pm

RECREATION: AAU basketball league Team basis No basketball during the summer months.

SENIOR PROGRAMS: Free fitness classes, crafts, sewing, potluck dinner, and socialization for the elderly. There may be fees for the group tours.

DAY CAMP: 9-10 week day camp for low income families

TOYS FOR TOTS AND HOLIDAY FOOD BOX: Christmas assistance to low income families

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance with gas, electric and water bills Appointments 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.

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

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

-- Hugh Downs

Metro Catholic Outreach

Address:
420 6th St SE #120
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 739-5490

Website:
http://www.metrocatholicoutreach.org

Services:
FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food pantry for those in need The food pantry can be accessed once a month

RENT ASSISTANCE: Provides rent assistance to those in need

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Provides utility assistance to those in need

Hours:
FOOD PANTRY: Wed 1 pm-3 pm, Thu 10 am-12 Noon, 5 pm-7 pm; FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: by appointment only

Linn County General Assistance

Address:
1240 26th Ave. Court SW. Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 892-5850

Website:
http://www.linncounty.org

Services:
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

PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE: Free prescription discount drug card may be used anytime prescriptions are not covered by insurance for a savings of up to 20% at a participating pharmacies

Hours:
Mon-Fri 7:30 am-12 noon and 12:30 pm-4 pm

Righteousness acts never in its own interest, but in the interest of fellow men.

-- Thaddeus of Vitovnica

Helping Hands Ministry

Address:
601 2nd Ave SE #2
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 366-2651

Website:
http://www.ecc-cr.org

Services:
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: CALLERS MUST CALL THE LAST WEEK OF THE MONTH TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR THE NEXT MONTH TO GET ASSISTANCE. Provides limited financial assistance for rent, rent deposits, utilities, utility deposit for those in Linn County with emergency needs; referrals and advocacy. Miscellaneous assistance with photo ID, Birth certificate cost

FLOOD GRANT: A ONE TIME only $300 for home repair, car repair, rent, utilities, gas for their vehicle etc. Helping Hands will explain to them what they can use the money for

Hours:
Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm, FOR RENT OR UTILITY ASSISTANCE CALL THE LAST WEEK OF THE MONTH FOR AN APPOINTMENT

HACAP Urban Office

Address:
1328 2nd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away - Go to: Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 366-7632

Website:
http://www.hacap.org

Services:
ENERGY ASSISTANCE: Assists low-income homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter season Assistance is based n household income, size, type of fuel and type of housing The application period is from October 1 (for elderly and disabled households) and November through April 30th for the rest of the households Must meet 150% of poverty guidelines.

HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START: Provides comprehensive child development experience to children ages zero to five Comprehensive social service, health, education, nutrition, and parent involvement components are also provided Volunteer role models/mentors are needed at breakfast and lunch times Families must meet the income guidelines for the program At application time, must bring immunization records, income statements and social security card/number.

I-SMILE ORAL HEALTH PROGRM: All 739-1545 for dental referrals for children and pregnant women Provides oral health education including prevention, care coordination, education/training and linkage with healthcare providers and community partners for primarily children between ages 0 - 5 It may be able to assist persons up to 21 years of age in some circumstances This program serves individuals up to 21 years of age

WIC/MATERNAL HEALTH/WELL CHILD SCREENING: This program offers well-child clinics, WIC - Women, Infants, and Children's supplemental food programs and maternal health services, EPSDT Care for Kids program, dental heath program, prenatal education services and outreach Eligibility requirements for WIC pregnant women and children, birth - 5 years.

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

Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

-- Finagle

HACAP Corporate Office

Address:
1515 Hawkeye Dr
Hiawatha, IA 52233

Map & Directions

(19 Miles Away - Go to: Hiawatha, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(319) 393-7811

Website:
http://www.hacap.org

Services:
ADOPT-A-FAMILY FOR CHRISTMAS: This program is for Linn County low-income families who do not have funds available for Christmas Families are matched with organizations, individuals, etc., that provide food, gifts and delivery Adoption is not guaranteed Must be referred by a cooperating agency, no self-referrals

CACFP (CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM): This program works with registered child care development home providers to improve the nutritional level of the children they serve via nutrition classes and home visits The program reimburses registered providers for providing USDA approved meals and snacks, thus ensuring the nutrition children need to grow. CACFP also promotes small business development at the local level Contact staff at (319) 739-0600

CHILD CARE PROVIDER TRAINING AND EDUCATION: Paces to Qualify works with home and center-based child care providers to increase the quality of care through on-site consultation, materials and equipment, technical assistance and training Anyone interested in opening a home-based child care business or improving quality of care in center-bases programs, can call for assistance

CHILD HEALTH/CARE FOR KIDS: Provides care coordination to families by informing them of available resources regarding their health care needs such as doctor and dental possibilities Primarily for 0 - 21 years of age Must be on Hawk-I or have no health insurance

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE: Educational presentations available on HACAP services and poverty in our community, support with program/project development to address community needs, application assistance to apply for HACAP sponsored mini-grants available to start up new community development projects, support in collaborative initiatives and partnerships to address identified gaps in services, community building activities that support and encourage community involvement/engagement, linkage supports for groups/organizations seeking resources.

CRISIS CHILD CARE PROGRAM: Crisis calls are answered 24/7 by dialing 319-393-6355
This program offers safe shelter for children in times of family crisis Crisis may include high levels of stress, medical or psychiatric emergency, domestic violence, housing Care is short-term and free of charge to all Linn and Benton County families regardless of income Care is offered by home providers who participate in both a certified training program and the USDA Child Care Food Program

EMBRACE IOWA: A project through the Des Moines Register that is administered by the CAP agencies in the state and is only accessible during a certain time period Applications considered for this are households at or below 150% of the federal HHS 2009 poverty guidelines Community Action Agencies may make exceptions to this on a case-to-case basis if there has been significant loss of income to the household in the past 90 days

Requests that are considered for this project may include beds, clothing, car repairs, medical expenses (including pharmacy, dental and corrective lenses), furniture, rent, utilities, home repairs, household items, appliances, and miscellaneous other things (computer, etc.) If there is not a service available to assist someone, this could be a possibility for them to apply for these funds during this time period The maximum dollar amount awarded per household is $500

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 (for elderly and disabled households) and November 1 through April 30th for the rest of the households Persons applying must meet 150% poverty guidelines If over the guidelines and have medical expense, can be between 151% to 175% of poverty guidelines

FOOD RESERVOIR: Supplies food to food assistance programs in the area This is open to eligible 501(C) 3 organizations This is not open to individuals

HACAP: HR

HAWK-I INSURANCE: Applications are available for this DHS health insurance coverage program for children This program is for children under 19 years of age, be uninsured, ineligible for Medicaid, meet the income limits, US citizen, or lawfully admitted alien
(Services Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington Counties)

HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START: Provides comprehensive child development experience to children ages zero to five Comprehensive social service, health, education, nutrition, and parent involvement components are also provided Volunteer role models/mentors are needed at breakfast and lunch Families must meet the income guidelines for the program At application time, must bring immunization records, income statements and social security card/number

HOME ENERGY SAVER PROGRAM: Provides energy efficiency services to homeowners/renters who meet guidelines Work may include sealing air filtration leaks, high-density insulation, heating system repair or replacement, refrigerator diagnostic and replacement along with utility measures such as aerators, low flow showerheads, pipe wrap, waterbed blankets, carbon monoxide detectors, and compact florescent light bulbs

HOMELESS CHILDREN'S TRUST: Provides funding for emergency needs such as child care, health care, protective clothing to homeless children when no other assistance is available Also provides a Christmas party Serves homeless families with children between infant and 18 years old

LEAD HAZARD REDUCTION SERVICE: In conjunction with the Weatherization Assistance Program, provides lead hazard reduction services to home owners of housing built before 1978 in the Cedar Rapids city limits in association with the Cedar Rapids Housing Rehab and Linn County Public Health Department Lead Paint Poisoning and Prevention Program

PARENT EDUCATION ON CHOOSING A CHILD CARE: The program provides both verbal and written parent education (including information on child care regulations and indicators of quality)

RENT REBATE: HACAP can mail out rent rebate forms to the public for the rent rebate The program is operated by the Iowa Department of Revenue and questions can be answered by that office Persons eligible or the program must be 65 years of age or totally disabled and 18 years of age or older by December 31st of the year they are submitting the rebate for; income requirements

RESPITE CARE: This program offers free scheduled child care to Linn County families for situations such as attending parenting classes, attending therapy or counseling sessions, or personal time for a parent who is having trouble coping de to substance abuse, grief, depression or difficulty in parenting Other circumstances determined on an individual basis

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Volunteer opportunities abound with HACAP Opportunities to volunteer can be found in the food reservoir, transitional housing, respite care, Head Start, etc., Call for information

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM: Provides major energy efficiency services without cost to homeowners or renters who meet guidelines Installation of work measurers are measured by a computerized energy audit Work includes sealing air filtration leaks, high-density insulation, health and safety check, heating system repair or replacement, water heaters, refrigerator diagnostic and replacement along with utility measures such as aerators, low-flow showerheads, pipe wrap, carbon monoxide detectors, and compact florescent light bulbs Some minor repair is allowable for health and safety reasons

WIC/MATERNAL HEALTH/WELL CHILD SCREENING: This program offers well-child clinics, WIC - Women, Infants, and Children's supplemental food programs and maternal health services, EPSDT care for kids program, dental program, HAWK-I, prenatal education services and outreach Eligibility requirements for WIC pregnant women and children, birth - 5 years; for immunizations birth - 18; for all other screenings

Hours:
Office Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

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