Address:402 Ash AveUrbana, IA 52345Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry to those in need.
Hours: Wed 8 am-5 pm
Address:303 1st AveVinton, IA 52349Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Dispenses food to needy people in a referral or emergency situation. A county referral is necessary. Appointments are urged to keep expenses down. Transportation can be arranged with Benton County Transportation.
Hours: Tue-Fri, 10 am-4 pm
Address:201 2nd Ave NEIndependence, IA 50644Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides food assistance to low-income families in Buchanan County Clients receive five days worth of non-perishable food and perishable food--milk, eggs, bread, and frozen meats. Clients must have a referral from a qualifying agency every time the pantry is visited 12 visits per year is allowed. Clients may (in hardship cases, be referred more often at the discretion of the Referral Agencies).
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Address:210 5th Ave NEIndependence, IA 50644Map & Directions
Services: ASSESSOR Values all real and personal property in the county as a basis for the county board to levy taxes
AUDITOR: Manages county funds.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: Responsible for the county policies, county budge, set county tax levy, approve bonds and reports, economic development for the county
CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides services for individuals or families to help them deal with complex circumstances.
CENTRAL POINT OFCOORDINATON: Provides funding for mental health treatment and services for adults with mental illness, chronic mental illness, mental retardation and developmental delay.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Provides emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities, home mortgage interest payment, food and nonfood items, bus tickets or gas money for people with state papers to get back and forth from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for medical appointments, one way bus tickets for the homeless to return to their home, or for someone to verify a job or a living arrangement Will to help with rental deposits, late fees or taxes
CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT: Buchanan County Conservation Department offers parks, natural areas, preserves, historic sites, wetlands, and many educational and recreational opportunities
COUNTY ATTORNEY: The attorney and legal advisor for the county who renders legal advice to county and district offices relative to official duties.
DMV: DMV provides commercial and non commercial drivers license's, photo ID's, driving manuals, driving tests, driving records, school permits, and parking permits
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Conducts damage assessments and responsible for requesting federal assistance after a disaster. Finds other funding sources other than the government to assist residents with cleanup, repair and relocation when necessary
GENERAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance on a temporary basis for a limited period of time It can be used to pay for basic needs that include rent/lot rent; interest on original mortgage; utilities-gas, electric, and water; burial; and food vouchers for clients who are unable to work. Buchanan County prescription information may be obtained here also Can not be on Subsidized Housing
JAIL: Supervision, parole and community-based corrections
JUVENILE COURT SERVICES: Juvenile Court Services has jurisdiction over juveniles who violate criminal laws and who are in need of protection and/or advocacy as a result of abuse, neglect, or abandonment This is accomplished through probation, court, detention, adoption (Superior Court), and support services.
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Sheriff's office
RECORDER: Issues licenses for birth, boating, death, fishing, hunting, marriage and snowmobiles
TREASURER OFFICE: This office does tax collection for the county, issues motor vehicle titles and registrations, driver's license, financial management of county revenues
VETERANS AFFAIRS: Helps wartime veterans and their families of a wartime veteran with rent, utilities and limited medical expenses in times of need
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Address:516 Rowley StWalker, IA 52352Map & Directions
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu 8 am-5 pm, Fri 8 am-12 Noon, by appointment for food pantry
Address:3467 Lafayette RdEvansdale, IA 50707Map & Directions
Services: CLOTHING: Accepts clothing for distribution
FOOD PANTRY: Provides food to those in need
Hours: Every other Sat 10 am-11:30 am
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Address:425 Lafayette StWaterloo, IA 50703Map & Directions
Services: AQUAROBICS: Adapted Aquatics for persons with disabilities.
QUALITY TIME: Provides parenting education and peer support for parents with children of all ages A meal is provided Topics include self-esteem. personal health and wellness, family relationships, communication skills, decision-making and time management.
HEALTHY CHOICES/HEALTHY FAMILIES: Get ideas for quick healthy meals,smart snack ideas, dealing with picky eaters and how to make food dollars stretch.
KIDS BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL: Provides before and after school care at :
Blackhawk, Cunningham, Irving, Kingsley, Kittrell, Lincoln, Lou, Henry, Lowell and McKinstry Schools in Waterloo
LAS CHICAS: A program for Latino girls ages8-18. Participate in a variety of activities from goal setting, service activities, recreational, educational to cultural awareness activities
LATINO MOMS: Provides an opportunity for moms of Hispanic descent to meet and socialize English lessons are available.
LATINO SERVICES: Services provided by bilingual staff to address needs of Latino families. Includes translation, interpretation, referrals, and job assistance services.
PASS(PARENTS ACHIEVE SUCESS W/ SUPPORT): Program for parents between ages of 21-25. Focus on self-sufficiency and parenting skills. Snacks and child care provided at no cost to participants.
PARENT EDUCATION: Prevention program utilizing teen parents to present realities of teen parenting. Programs are scheduled.
RECREATION SERVICES: Anyone interested in fitness, recreation, physical skills classes.
RESIDENCE PROGRAM: Housing for women. Rooms are single occupancy. One room is handicapped accessible. Kitchen and laundry facilities are available
STORKS NEST: Provides parents with supplies, equipment and services for effective parenting Provides a store for baby equipment and apparel.
SUMMER DAZE DAY CAMP: A summer day care program which offers a wide range of activities. Breakfast and lunch are provided free.
SUMMER MEALS: Offers breakfast and lunch for youth during the summer months This program runs June 20th-July 29th
YPT: Hudson Elementary, Lincoln, Hanson, North Cedar at Lincoln Elementary in Cedar Falls
WIZE GIRLS: This program for girls in 6th, 7th or 8th grade that meets weekly during school year The girls participate in recreation and community activities
Hours: Mon-Fri 6 am-8 pm, Sat. 8 am-1 pm
Address:320 Broadway StWaterloo, IA 50703Map & Directions
Services: EMERGENCY FOOD BOX: Provides 3 to 5 day supply of non perishable food items Must see Northeast Iowa Food Bank First.
PERSCRIPTION MEDICATION AID: Provides limited financial aid with prescription medications.
RENT: Assists low income clients with rent and mortgage payments. Client must see County Agencies first.
THRIFT STORE: Provides assistance with furniture and clothing at no cost to the client.
UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Provides utility assistance for those in need
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Address:89 Franklin StWaterloo, IA 50703Map & Directions
Services: AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: After school program for middle school aged kids Provides fun and structures activities.
CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE: Christmas assistance, toys for children, 0-17 years of age, seasonal food boxes
CLOTHING: Offers clothing vouchers to those in need
COMMUNITY MEAL PROGRAM: Year-round nutritious free lunch program for anyone.
DISASTER RESPONSE: A part of the national Salvation Army, assistance is provided with mobile feeding canteens, spiritual support services, and basic needs provisions.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Services for transient families by direct request or agency referrals Local help with financial emergency(Rent), food and more There is very limited transportation assistance.
FOOD PANTRY: Provides food for those in need up to 4 times a year Client must be registered at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank
MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION: Provides $25 for transportation to travel to Iowa City Hospital or to the Mayo Clinic.
PRESCRIPTION BILL ASSISTANCE: Provides up to $50 a year to help pay for prescriptions.
SENIOR PROGRAMS: Bingo Wednesdays 10 am
WEATHER RELATED SHELTER for those needing respite from the summer heat or the freezing temperatures of winter The decision is determined by the local weather agencies Bring any items to keep you entertained and comfortable.
Hours: Financial Assistance by appointment only, Lunch served Mon-Fri 11:30 am-1 pm,Food Pantry Mon-Fri 9 am-11 am
Address:1112 Mobile StWaterloo, IA 50703Map & Directions
Services: CRISIS ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to person facing EVICTION OR DISCONNECTION Must provide eviction notice and/or utility disconnection notice.
EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM: Offers addiction group counseling, community service activities and other educational programming such as the legal clinic, financial management, citizenship restoration, fair housing and lead based paint awareness, health screenings, home buyers, employment and voter education Employment Preparation and placement services for unskilled, low income or formerly incarcerated persons in partnership with other state and local entities
FOOD PANTRY: Partnering with Northeast Iowa Food bank, Jesse Cosby Center operates a small food pantry to assist individuals and families who are experiencing food insecurity
SENIOR CONGREGATE MEALS: Provides on site and home delivered meals to seniors