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St Patrick's Catholic Church

Address:
1312 3rd St
Perry, IA 50220

Map & Directions

(18 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 465-4387

Website:
http://www.stpatsperry.com/

Services:
MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION provides assistance to persons who find themselves temporarily unable to pay rent or utilities because of an emergency, illness, loss of a job, or death in a family It will also provide temporary housing and food for those who are homeless. Also can provide gas vouchers and transient assistance.

Hours:
Irregular - call for details


Community Opportunity Inc

Address:
1212 2nd St
Perry, IA 50220

Map & Directions

(18 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 465-5185

Website:
http://www.newopp.org

Services:
FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTER provides financial assistance for rent and utility assistance.

FOOD PANTRY can assist families with food up to four times per year (once every 90 days). Serves Bouton, Perry, Woodward, Minburn and Dawson.

MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAM provides prenatal care including: medical care from a physician, nutrition and dental assessments as well as counseling from a social worker.

WIC PROGRAM offers nutrition education and direct assistance in the form of food coupons redeemable at grocery stores, for pregnant women, infants, and children up to age five.

WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM offers insulating attic and side walls Administers federal Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program - provides heating assistance payments and furnace and hot water heater checks. This program can replace any unsafe furnace or water heater if the client owns their home or rents.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM may pay partially for heating bill if meet guidelines. LIHEAP.

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT is designed to assist families on ADC achieve economic and social self sufficiency.

SHARE IOWA is a non-profit self help program For two hours of volunteer service, participants can purchase a $25-$45 supplemental food package of frozen meats, fresh fruits and vegetables at a reduced cost of $22.00 in cash or food stamps. Food orders must be made in advance; a variety of food packages is available each month. Call or visit web site for local office information; this is a statewide program.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm


Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.

-- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dallas County Case Management

Address:
25747 N Avenue
Adel, IA 50003

Map & Directions

(26 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 993-5869

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

Services:
DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES is the central point of coordination for countywide system of services and supports by taking applications, making eligibility decisions, evaluating the needs of individuals, and working to create and implement a service funding plan.

GENERAL ASSISTANCE for Dallas County includes rent, utility, transportation, or burial assistance, as well as referrals to other social service agencies.

CASE MANAGEMENT serves individuals diagnosed with mental retardation, chronic mental illness, or a developmental disability, and those eligible for the HCBS Mental Health Waiver per Iowa Code section 225C.20 Manage multiple resources effectively for the benefit of Medicaid consumers; designed to help individuals gain access to appropriate and necessary medical services and interrelated social and educational services Ensures that necessary evaluations are conducted; individual service and treatment plans are developed, implemented, and monitored; and reassessment of individual needs and services occurs on an ongoing and regular basis. Contact 515-993-1720.

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


Carroll County Family Dev Center

Address:
804 N Main St
Carroll, IA 51401

Map & Directions

(28 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(712) 792-2832

Website:
http://www.newopp.org

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


Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.

-- Gerald G Jampolsky

Salvation Army

Address:
503 Benton St
Boone, IA 50036

Map & Directions

(34 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 432-5770

Website:
http://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/usc/plugins/gdosCenterSearch?query=50036&mode=query_1

Services:
*Emergency shelter (rent/utility assistance)
*Food bank
*SHARE - sign up for reduced price food


IMPACT Community Action Partnership

Address:
606 Greene St
Boone, IA 50036

Map & Directions

(34 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 432-5052

Website:
http://www.rracap.org

Services:
Low-income Energy Assistance and Weatherization Payment towards repair for furnace Various rent and utility assistance programs Outreach; emergency food pantry, housing

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


Adair County General Relief

Address:
354 Public Square
Greenfield, IA 50849

Map & Directions

(36 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(641) 743-2424

Services:
ADAIR COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER provides the following programs:

GENERAL RELIEF provides emergency assistance with shelter, water, rent, fuel, utilities.

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. WIC cell phone 641-344-6013 Creston Office 641-782-8431.

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 preventive 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 with assistance paying part of fuel bills through the winter months; Federal Fuel Assistance Program. (Nov.-April)

MIDDLE RANGE FOOD COOPERATIVE provides natural foods and herbs, personal care products and supplements are also available. Designed especially for those on special gluten-free diets. Order is placed every 4-8 weeks, one time $15.00 membership fee required Contact Elizabeth Lundstedt at 641/743-2424 or Leon Schwartz 641-743-2503.

TOYS FOR KIDS at Christmas for families on MATURA programs.

WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE (WAP) uses trained crews to help improve the energy efficiency of the home for the elderly, disabled or low-income; includes cooling and heating systems.

CHORE SERVICES and SENIOR LIVING CHORE SERVICE PROGRAM.

REFERRALS to Family Rewards, Rent Assistance, WIA, IWorks, Parents as Teachers, WFA, etc.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon and 12:30 pm-4:30 pm (closed for lunch)


Urbandale City Manager

Address:
3600 86th St
Urbandale, IA 50322

Map & Directions

(40 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(800) 292-8989

Website:
http://www.midamericanenergy.com

Services:
MID AMERICAN ENERGY COMPANY provides utilities, including Gas and Electric.

POWER OUTAGES/LINES DOWN: Residential 1-800-799-4443, Business 1-800-329-6261.

IOWA ONE CALL (Dig Line): 1-800-292-8989.

APPLIANCE RECYLCING PROGRAM offers free pickup of qualifying old refrigerators, freezers and window air conditioners. The appliance must be in good condition, plugged in and empty at time of pickup. For more information visit www.midamericanenergy.com/ee or call 1-800-621-2757.

Hours:
Mon-Sun 24 hours


West Des Moines Human Services

Address:
139 6th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Map & Directions

(40 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 222-3660

Website:
http://www.wdmhumanservices.com

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. West Des Moines only.

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 for one month during the winter months, November- April (serves all Western Suburbs).

GAS/ELECTRIC emergency utility assistance to families experiencing financial hardship (West Des Moines only).

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.

AIR CONDITIONERS and FANS.

FOOD PANTRY serves the Western suburbs of Polk County (except Urbandale & Windsor Heights, which can go to Urbandale food pantry) 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).

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 afer 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, personal items, 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


Madison County Multi Purpose

Address:
1724 N 1st St
Winterset, IA 50273

Map & Directions

(41 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 462-4704

Website:
http://www.maturacommunityaction.com/

Services:
MADISON COUNTY MULTI PURPOSE CENTER is an Outreach Center for Matura Action Corporation It provides applications and information and referral to many programs including WIC/ MCH (TITLE V), Head Start, LIHEAP (Energy assistance), weatherization, food pantry, JTP and other community resources.

HOLIDAYS: Operation Santa Claus, must sign up in advance.

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


Failing to plan is planning to fail.

-- Allen Lakein

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