Address:24 & Cottage GrvDes Moines, IA 50312Map & Directions
Services: Cross Ministries Can Assist Those In Need With Diapers And Formula/baby Food.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1:30 pm-4:30 pm (Office Hours)
Eligibility: Must not have received assistance from CROSS in the past 12 months
Documents To Bring: Call for details
Address:1426 6th AveDes Moines, IA 50314Map & Directions
Services: Food And Personal Items Pantry Includes Food, Diapers, Health And Hygiene Products.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm (hours first come, first serve), Sat 9 am-12, Tue and Thu 5 pm-7 pm (Sat, Tue and Thu by appointment only)
Eligibility: Open to anyone
Documents To Bring: Must bring Photo ID
Address:139 6th StWest Des Moines, IA 50265Map & Directions
Services: WEST DES MOINES HUMAN SERVICES CENTER provides information, outreach and referral services. Services include:
HOMELESS PREVENTION - partial rent or mortgage payment, partial rent deposit, or partial temporary housing assistance and partial emergency utilities assistance.
SHOWER is available to assist homeless individuals Call 222-3660 for hours and availability.
TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM for eligible homeless families - must call to check for availability.
TRANSPORTATION for elderly or persons with disabilities. Must be WDM resident. Contact Carmen Murille, 222-3661.
HANDYMAN SERVICE available to seniors and disabled (see separate listing) 515-222-3661.
LIHEAP energy assistance or heating bill assistance is available.
GAS/ELECTRIC emergency utility assistance to families experiencing financial hardship.
H20 PLUS program assists with West Des Moines water or municipal services bill.
EICP (Energy Crisis Intervention Payments program) offers furnace repair/replacement assistance
WEATHERIZATION program offers plastic for windows, strips of wood and nails to put plastic in place - qualifying household.
FOOD PANTRY serves Clive and West Des Moines Bring photo ID, currently utility bill, proof of income, SS cards for household members.
SHARE is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides up to 50% savings on food packages once a month. The standared food package varies monthly, and always contains packages fresh fruit, vegetables and meat. Participant receives groceries of a retail value of $44.00 for $22.00 Accept cash or food stamps; no income eligibility. Contact: Shawn, 327-8662 or Richard, 279-5783, or Share Iowa 800-344-1107.
GARDEN PROGRAM apply in April for limited value garden voucher.
PERSONAL PANTRY includes soap, shampoo, feminine care products, toilet tissue, deodorant, diapers, and toothpaste (based on donations/availability). Bring photo ID, currently utility bill, proof of income, SS cards for household members.
CLOTHING CLOSET offers clothing and household items for low income clients; Mon, Tue and Thu 8 am-3 pm, Wed and Fri 8 am-12 noon.
HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE available during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season (food baskets, toys and meals served at community center). Serves all Western suburbs (Clive, Windsor Heights, Urbandale and West Des Moines).
OTT-MTA Bus Pass Program.
RECREATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS for low-income children: camps, music/dance lessons, sport activities; children's free summer lunch program; holiday assistance and programs; as well as other human service related programs.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES for low-income children in the West Des Moines School District. Call after June 15th to schedule an appointment.
IOWA SENIOR OLYMPICS (50yrs and older) volunteer opportunities. Call 222-3660 for more information.
NOTARY PUBLIC services available by appointment. Call 222-3660 for more information.
DONATIONS ACCEPTED clothing, household items, and small appliances; Drop off Mon-Fri 8am-4pm.
BUDGET assistance and information (how to set one up).
TAX PREPARATION during the tax season to qualifying individuals; by appointment. Call 222-3660.
Hours: Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm, Program Outreach: Mon, Tue, Thu 8 am-3 pm and Wed 8 am-12 noon
Address:1155 SE Boone DrWaukee, IA 50263Map & Directions
Services: Waukee Area Christian Services Provides Diapers Through The Food Pantry.
Hours: FOOD PANTRY: Mon 4 pm-6 pm, Thu 9 am-11 am, 1st and 2nd Sat 9 am-11 am
Eligibility: Must live in Waukee School District, or have a referral from a Waukee area church
Documents To Bring: Bring copy of photo ID and verification of residence (copy of utility bill)
Address:409 Washington AveIowa Falls, IA 50126Map & Directions
Services: Founded in 1997, The Lighthouse Center of Hope is a locally organized and funded outreach. We provide a variety of free services and programs to meet the needs of our clients and of the community.
Our Services Include:
*Confidential Crisis Counseling
*Free pregnancy tests
*Information on pregnancy, abortion and alternatives
*Post Abortion Support - Ray of Hope toll free 877-231-6202
*Free maternity clothing
*Care Closet items for mom and baby (clothes, diapers, furnishings, toothpaste, deodorant, body wash, hair spray, etc.) based on a point system
*Abstinence & STD information
*Pregnancy & fetal development information...more
*Support services and classes geared to individual's needs ( parenting classes, budget management, driving, and Bible Study, etc.)
*Personal Mentor/Friend program for men and women
Hours: Contact office
Address:1509 Country Club RdIndianola, IA 50125Map & Directions
Services: PARTNERS IN FAMILY DEVELOPMENT offers:
PARENTS AS TEACHERS educational program to families in Dallas and Warren County. Provide services and education to families to assist parents in being confident and effective in their parenting
STORK'S NEST offers an opportunity for pregnant or newly parenting women to earn needed baby items and to receive prenatal and parenting education Participants work with a trained point manager to earn points for taking healthy steps for the well-being of the mother and baby The points can be spent in the Stork's Nest for needed baby care items including diapers, clothing, cribs and car seats Program participants can also attend prenatal and parenting classes. DALLAS COUNTY ONLY.
Hours: Irregular - call for details