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Mid-Sioux Opportunity Inc

Address:
701 IA-175
Ida Grove, IA 51445

Map & Directions

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

Telephone:
(712) 364-2175

Website:
http://www.midsioux.org

Services:
APPLICATION CENTER for Mid-Sioux programs

INFORMATION and referrals to other community services

CRISIS FUNDS pay a portion of rent, utilities, food, gas, medicine, and other bills to help families out in a crisis situation

HOLIDAY FOOD provides special meals during the holiday season

HOLIDAY FAMILIES helps families in need have a brighter holiday season

BACK-TO-SCHOOL program provides donated school supplies for area children

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) is an extension of the national school lunch program which reimburses child care providers a set reimbursement rate for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care

FOOD PANTRY provides a three-day supply of food to families who are out of food and money; pantries located in each outreach office

FOOD FOR LIFE provides families in need with packages of frozen meat donated by local livestock producers; guidelines and availability of meat may vary between counties

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY(FaDSS) program is available to anyone receiving FIP benefits thru the state of Iowa; clients meet with staff twice per month with the goal of self-sufficiency

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, and a Child Development Center; locations in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, and Hawarden

WEATHERIZATION program offers energy efficient repairs to homes

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LiHEAP) assists families with heating costs by paying a portion of their utility bill; it is not intended to pay a household's total energy costs; program available November 1st-April 30th

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

MATERNAL HEALTH program offers payment for child birth and/or parenting classes; education about labor, delivery, infant, and self care; referrals to other health care or local community services, including help finding a dentist; presumptive eligibility for Medicaid; help arranging delivery; social assessments and referrals; referrals for family planning and child health care; and Care Coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CHILD HEALTH program provides financial assistance for un-insured or under-insured children needing medical and dental care; children from birth to age 21 receive:
-Well-child examinations by family physicians
-Immunizations and lead screenings
-Nutrition assessments and counseling
-Oral health screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications by a registered dental hygienist and payment for dental examinations
-Care coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings

Hours:
Thu 9 am-4 pm


Tap

Address:
210 S 25th St
Denison, IA 51442

Map & Directions

(25 Miles Away - Go to: Denison, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 263-4733

Services:
Children's clothing
Food Pantry - must apply through General Relief at courthouse

Hours:
Mon and Thu 9 am-12 noon


You can lay down and die, or you can get up and fight, but that's it -- there's no turning back.

-- Jon English

Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc

Address:
921 S 2nd St
Cherokee, IA 51012

Map & Directions

(29 Miles Away - Go to: Cherokee, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 225-3322

Website:
http://www.midsioux.org

Services:
APPLICATION CENTER for Mid-Sioux programs

INFORMATION and referrals to other community services

CRISIS FUNDS pay a portion of rent, utilities, food, gas, medicine, and other bills to help families out in a crisis situation

HOLIDAY FOOD provides special meals during the holiday season

HOLIDAY FAMILIES helps families in need have a brighter holiday season

BACK-TO-SCHOOL program provides donated school supplies for area children

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) is an extension of the national school lunch program which reimburses child care providers a set reimbursement rate for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care

FOOD PANTRY provides a three-day supply of food to families who are out of food and money; pantries located in each outreach office

FOOD FOR LIFE provides families in need with packages of frozen meat donated by local livestock producers; guidelines and availability of meat may vary between counties

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY(FaDSS) program is available to anyone receiving FIP benefits thru the state of Iowa; clients meet with staff twice per month with the goal of self-sufficiency

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, and a Child Development Center; locations in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, and Hawarden

WEATHERIZATION program offers energy efficient repairs to homes

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LiHEAP) assists families with heating costs by paying a portion of their utility bill; it is not intended to pay a household's total energy costs; program available November 1st-April 30th

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

MATERNAL HEALTH program offers payment for child birth and/or parenting classes; education about labor, delivery, infant, and self care; referrals to other health care or local community services, including help finding a dentist; presumptive eligibility for Medicaid; help arranging delivery; social assessments and referrals; referrals for family planning and child health care; and Care Coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CHILD HEALTH program provides financial assistance for un-insured or under-insured children needing medical and dental care; children from birth to age 21 receive:
-Well-child examinations by family physicians
-Immunizations and lead screenings
-Nutrition assessments and counseling
-Oral health screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications by a registered dental hygienist and payment for dental examinations
-Care coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings

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


Upper Des Moines Opportunity

Address:
620 Michigan St
Storm Lake, IA 50588

Map & Directions

(31 Miles Away - Go to: Storm Lake, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 732-1757

Website:
http://www.udmo.com/BuenaVista.htm

Services:
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program ( LIHEAP): Supplemental help for winter heating bills.
*LIHEAP Crisis Assistance: Help in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair Furnace replacement may be available for homeowners.
*Weatherization Program: Provides assistance to make a home more energy efficeient - may include caulking, insulation, weather stripping and other services.
*Chore Service and Home Repair: Program serves eligible applicants age 60 and over with home chores and repairs Program is a partnership with Northwest Aging Association.
*Emergency Food Pantry: Service available to eligible families with little or no food 10-14 day supply of food and non-food items as available.
*Food Bank/Food Shelf: Variety of food and non-food items available to clients who are income eligible May be accessed once a week and items available depends on supply.
*Bread/Garden Surplus/Eggs: Items donated by businesses and people in the community - availability depends on supply.
*Emergency Vouchers: Provides eligible applicants with limited financial help for basic needs.
*Clothing/Furniture Shop: Clothing, household goods and furniture items Anyone is welcome to come in and shop.
*Referral Services: Knowledge of services and contacts in our area may benefit clients in difficult or emergency situations.
*Client Advocacy: Assisting clients with providers and organizations to receive assistance resolving difficult situations.
*Adopt-A-Family Christmas Program: Families are adopted in the surrounding communities at Christmas time and are provided with gifts and food for the holiday.
*Special Projects: School supplies, holiday food baskets, new shoes and clothing for school age kids Projects are based on available funds and need.

Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:30 am-4:30 pm Fri 8 am - 12 pm


Mid Sioux Opportunity Inc

Address:
418 S Marion St
Remsen, IA 51050

Map & Directions

(38 Miles Away - Go to: Remsen, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(800) 859-2025

Website:
http://www.midsioux.org

Services:
COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP) is an extension of the national school lunch program which reimburses child care providers a set reimbursement rate for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children in their care

FOOD PANTRY provides a three-day supply of food to families who are out of food and money; pantries located in each outreach office

FOOD FOR LIFE provides families in need with packages of frozen meat donated by local livestock producers; guidelines and availability of meat may vary between counties

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF SUFFICIENCY(FaDSS) program is available to anyone receiving FIP benefits thru the state of Iowa; clients meet with staff twice per month with the goal of self-sufficiency

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, and a Child Development Center; locations in Akron, Cherokee, Ida Grove, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Rock Valley, Sioux Center, and Hawarden

WEATHERIZATION program offers energy efficient repairs to homes

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LiHEAP) assists families with heating costs by paying a portion of their utility bill; it is not intended to pay a household's total energy costs; program available November 1st-April 30th; Emergency Crisis Intervention Payments (ECIP) may include furnace repair/replacement, temporary shelter, service continuity, etc.

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

MATERNAL HEALTH program offers payment for child birth and/or parenting classes; education about labor, delivery, infant, and self care; referrals to other health care or local community services, including help finding a dentist; presumptive eligibility for Medicaid; help arranging delivery; social assessments and referrals; referrals for family planning and child health care; and Care Coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CHILD HEALTH program provides financial assistance for un-insured or under-insured children needing medical and dental care; children from birth to age 21 receive:
-Well-child examinations by family physicians
-Immunizations and lead screenings
-Nutrition assessments and counseling
-Oral health screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealant applications by a registered dental hygienist and payment for dental examinations
-Care coordination services, including transportation and translation assistance

CARE FOR KIDS coordinator provides information for children on Medicaid, well baby and well child screenings

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


Community of Concern

Address:
322 W 3rd St
Carroll, IA 51401

Map & Directions

(42 Miles Away - Go to: Carroll, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 792-5150

Website:
http://www.uky.edu/concern/

Services:
Contact Person: Roxann Reinart Hours: M-F 8-11:30


Siouxland Aging Services, Inc.

Address:
2301 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA 51104

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: Sioux City, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 279-6900

Website:
http://www.siouxlandaging.org

Services:
CASE MANAGEMENT to assist with living safely at home; case managers can also help find funding sources that make this possible

CHORE SERVICES such as mowing and snow removal

MEALS ON WHEELS for seniors who are homebound and unable to prepare their own meals

CONGREGATE MEALS where seniors are provided with hot, nutritious meals

MEDICARE INFORMATION and counseling thru SHIIP

ELDER ABUSE prevention and awareness

INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE

FARMERS MARKET VOUCHERS are given away during a specified time annually; in 2012 distribution begins the 2nd week of June

MATTER OF BALLANCE classes for older adults who have concerns about falling or have experienced a fall, who have restricted their activities because of their fall concerns, or are interested in improving their strength, flexibility, or balance

INDEPENDENT SENIOR LIVING apartment complexes in Sioux City; Fairmount Park, Evergreen Terrace, and Riverside Gardens; and Diamond Heights in Onawa

CAREGIVER SUPPORT offers classes, support, provider lists, etc.

CAREGIVER SERVICES including respite care, homemaker services (medication management, preparing light meals, shopping for personal items, making telephone calls, and light housework), and personal care

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


The Salvation Army of Siouxland

Address:
1415 Villa Ave
Sioux City, IA 51103

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: Sioux City, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 255-8836

Website:
http://www.usc.salvationarmy.org/siouxcity

Services:
EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY has non perishable food and frozen products

CHILDREN'S AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM where children receive help with homework after school

CAMPS include a summer day camp and an overnight camp in Bellevue, NE

YOUTH CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

WOMEN SUPPORT GROUPS include Women's Home League to provide socialization for women, Working Women's group, and a Women's recreational/crafts group

VITA TAX SERVICE is a volunteer income tax preparation program that will provide free income tax preparation to promote earned income tax credit

EMERGENCY DISASTER SERVICES for tornado, hurricane, flood, and other natural disasters

CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS helps with toys and food during Christmas

SCHOOL SUPPLY PROGRAM provides backpacks and school supplies for back to school.

MALE ADDICTION TREATMENT includes inpatient treatment program for males in partnership with The Salvation Army Rehab centers in Omaha and Des Moines

WINTER CLOTHING includes coat and hat distribution in the winter

NURSING HOME SERVICES include elderly visitation program and nursing home worship meetings

PASTORAL AND MARRIAGE COUNSELING

VOLUNTEER AND DONATION OPPORTUNITIES

Hours:
Business hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm; Food Pantry Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4 pm


No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. - 1963.

-- Harold Macmillan

Community Action Agency

Address:
2700 Leech Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: Sioux City, IA Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(712) 274-1610

Website:
http://www.caasiouxland.org

Services:
George J. Williams Memorial Food Bank Serves Families In Crisis By Providing Nutritious Food

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Eligibility:
Determined through application process


Goldenrod Hills Headstart

Address:
2120 Dakota Ave # C
South Sioux City, NE 68776

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: South Sioux City, NE Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(402) 494-8312

Website:
http://www.goldenrodhillscommunityaction.org

Services:
WEATHERIZATION can reduce energy costs for a long period of time; some typical weatherization measures that may be done to your home include sidewall and attic insulation; infiltration work (caulking and weather stripping around doors and windows and glass repair); repair/replacement of furnace or heating unit

WEATHERIZATION EXPANSION PROJECT may assist with roof repair or replacement and foundation repair in areas with a population of 10,000 or less

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM (CSFP) provides foods purchased and distributed by the USDA to: infants up to the twelfth month of age; children from age one up to the sixth birthday; women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, and/or who have had a baby within the last year; and seniors who are sixty and over

FOOD PANTRY provided on an emergency basis; after a client access the pantry three times in one year they will receive one-on-one budgeting assistance in order to receive anymore food pantries in a 12 month period

NEBRASKA HOMELESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM provides financial assistance to qualifying individuals and families with partial one month payment of a security deposit, utility deposit, past due rent, past due mortgage or past due utility; along with the partial financial assistance, customers also receive one on one support

EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER PROGRAM provides financial assistance to help customers with a partial one month past due utility or one month past due rent, resulting from an emergency; deposits are excluded from this funding

HOMELESS PREVENTION AND RAPID RE-HOUSING PROGRAM (HPRP) focuses on housing stabilization through temporary assistance that serves as a bridge to long-term stability; provides homelessness prevention assistance to households who would otherwise become homeless and assistance to rapidly re-house persons who are homeless

CHILD PASSENGER SERVICES provides infant seats, toddler seats and booster seats are provided to income eligible clients for a nominal fee; car seats are installed and child safety seat education is provided to clients by trained technicians

TAX PREPARATION for low income individuals/families and senior citizens (60 & over); Family Service Coordinators are trained to help prepare tax forms and/or answer tax questions; all offices are equipped to e-file, and coordinators also assist with Homestead Exemption preparation; no self-employed or farm returns are prepared

See separate listings for:
Immunization Clinics
WIC
South Sioux City Head Start

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, appointments preferred


It takes guts to get out of the ruts.

-- Robert Schuller

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