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Neighborhood Center

Address:
202 N Taylor St
Mt Ayr, IA 50854

(47 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(641) 464-2401

Website:
http://www.maturacommunityaction.com

Services:
RINGGOLD COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER provides the following programs through Matura Action Corporation:

HEAD START/CHILD DEVELOPMENT: provides child development activities and learning experiences Assists parents and guardians in building a better life for their children.

WIC Program: nutritional educational program that offers food packages for children 0-5 years of age and women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or who just had a baby.

MATERNAL HEALTH Program: provides services for pregnant women which include health education, nutrition, counseling, and support to encourage a healthy pregnancy.

CHILD HEALTH Program: provides preventative health care for infants and children Assistance is available for children with no health insurance.

HAWK-I: outreach for no cost, or low cost, health care coverage.

LIHEAP: energy assistance for low income households - helps pay part of fuel bills through the winter months.

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE available, call for information.

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM.

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM.

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.

SENIOR LIVING CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM.

EMERGENCY FOOD and SHELTER PROGRAM.

FAMILY REWARDS PROGRAM.

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT.

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

Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.

-- Vaclav Havel

Christian Worship Center

Address:
1435 N 15th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

(47 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(712) 256-3940

Website:
http://www.mohmsplace.org

Services:
HOT MEALS served Mon-Sun 5 pm-6:30 pm, 12 noon on special holidays; breakfast from 9 am-12 noon

62 Bed men's overnight shelter, Joshua House

LEGAL AID representatives provide information and help with evictions and SSI appeals on Tuesday evenings; service provided to Iowa residents of low income only

HEALTH CLINIC Mon 4 pm-6:30 pm, Visiting Nurse Association; Mon 4 pm-6:30 pm; distributes basic hygiene items, such as diapers, shampoo, toothpaste; provides health education, HIV testing, blood pressure checks, and general care

WATER DISTRIBUTED during hot months, daytime hours

CLOTHING when available or referrals given

DAY PROGRAM Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY OFFICE on site, call 712-309-0016 to see a social worker

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sat-Sun 4 pm-7 pm; Meals served Mon-Sun 5 pm-6:30 pm

Together Inc

Address:
812 S 24th St
Omaha, NE 68108

(50 Miles Away)
Map & Directions

Telephone:
(402) 345-8047

Website:
http://www.togetheromaha.org

Services:
FOOD PANTRY Photo ID, social security cards for members of household, and current postmarked mail required (last 30 days)

RENT payments to prevent eviction, or to provide first month's rent for those without housing when funds are available

MAT TICKETS for clients starting new jobs for first week of employment only - employer information required and verified

VITALLY NEEDED MEDICAL PRESCRIPTIONS for the indigent, elderly on fixed incomes and permanently disabled, and those experiencing financial crisis; will assist with ONLY heart, thyroid, high blood pressure, diabetic, and asthma medications

CLOTHING, FURNITURE, INFANT NEEDS including diapers and formulas, household equipment and supplies depending on availability

FOOD BANK receives government commodity food and distributes to area pantries; serves as a resource for grocery stores, community gardens, farmers, farmer's markets and home gardeners to distribute overstocked fresh produce to community organizations

BIRTH CERTIFICATES funds

PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS

ACCEPTS DONATIONS of clothing, furniture, household items, food, etc.

BACK TO SCHOOL program offers a gift card toward a pair of shoes at Payless to children grades K-12; registration and gift card pick up

THANKSGIVING BASKETS - 2012 registration Oct 22-Nov 8
Must bring photo identification, Social Security cards (for applicant and all in the household), and proof of address (piece of mail dated within the last 30 days); distribution is November 19-21

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM - 2012 registration November 12-29 - call ext 205 for program details and qualifications

Hours:
Mon, Wed, Thu 9 am-1 pm and Tue 9 am-7 pm

You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.

-- Harry Firestone