Address:114 SW State StAnkeny, IA 50023(1 Mile Away)Map & 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 50131(7 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: CLOTHING CLOSET serves Johnston and the Johnston School District.
FOOD PANTRY is offered once per month to eligible families and community members in Johnston and the Johnston School District. Includes personal grooming items. SNAP (food stamps) assistance sign-up is also available on-site.
JUMP is a school-based community mentoring program which matches Johnston students in grades 5-12 with an adult mentor Chris Wilson, 515-986-2007.
DONATIONS of gently used clothing, food and any personal hygiene items are accepted.
Hours: Clothing Closet and Food Pantry: Tue & Sat 10 am-2 pm; Other services By appointment
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Address:201 9th St NEAltoona, IA 50009(9 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(9 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).
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Address:1426 6th AveDes Moines, IA 50314(9 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(9 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
Address:1216 E 25th CtDes Moines, IA 50317(9 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: SALVATION ARMY CITADEL Family Services offers a food pantry for residents living in 50317 and 50327 zip codes only Bring picture ID, ID for all household members, and piece of current mail to verify address.
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm; Food Pantry: Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri 10 am-2:50 pm, Tue 1 pm-2:50 pm (Closed for Lunch noon- 1pm)
Address:2100 SE 5th StDes Moines, IA 50315(9 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: BROOKS PIONEER COLUMBUS SENIOR CENTER is a congregate meal site for seniors age 60 and over Meals served from 11:30am to 11:45am Recreational and educational activities as well as health improvement programs are available.
FARMER'S MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM provides coupons which can be redeemed at participating farmers markets for fresh fruits and vegetables (June 1-Oct. 31) Applications are available at local Senior Center or the Area Agency on Aging.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-1 pm, Lunch served at 11:30am
Address:4928 Franklin AveDes Moines, IA 50310(9 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: PET PROJECT MIDWEST programs:
PET PANTRY provides pet food and other pet supplies to people experiencing financial difficulties. Also partner with the Des Moines Area Religious Council food pantries to provide local food pantries with pet food.
PET ALERT uses the power of the Internet to reunite lost pets with their owners. This unique service is an emergency alert system for pets that uses social media to quickly broadcast information about missing or found pets to people in the area (Facebook and Twitter).
ONLINE APPLICATION is available
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES in a variety of areas.
Hours: By appointment only
Address:6201 Franklin AveDes Moines, IA 50322(9 Miles Away)Map & Directions
Services: ISLAMIC CENTER OF DES MOINES offers advocacy and support to local Islamic groups.
FREE MEDICAL CLINIC on Saturdays 9am-11am.
FOOD PANTRY on Saturdays 9am-12 noon.
Hours: Irregular - call for details