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Carroll County Family Dev Center

Address:
804 N Main St
Carroll, IA 51401

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(712) 792-2832

Website:
http://www.newopp.org

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


West Central Development Corporation

Address:
145 N 7th St
Denison, IA 51442

Map & Directions

(26 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(712) 263-3538

Website:
http://www.westcentralca.org

Services:
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for rent, mortgage, and utilities for low income households, including the LIHEAP program during winter months

WEATHERIZATION for eligible homes to receive insulation, repair or replace windows and doors, install weather stripping, and perform minor foundation renovations

FADSS, Family Development and Self Sufficiency, provides services to families who are working their way toward self-sufficiency through an intensive in home program; must be receiving income assistance from the Department of Human Services

FOOD assistance through referrals to a local pantry

CLOTHING room

GOODFELLOWS holiday program

SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm


Mid-Sioux Opportunity Inc

Address:
701 IA-175
Ida Grove, IA 51445

Map & Directions

(36 Miles Away)

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


Shelby County Community Services

Address:
719 Market St
Harlan, IA 51537

Map & Directions

(38 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(712) 755-2843

Website:
http://www.shco.org/

Services:
RENT AND UTILITY assistance

FOOD vouchers

FUNERALS

EMERGENCY MOTEL for stranded travelers

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


St Patrick's Catholic Church

Address:
1312 3rd St
Perry, IA 50220

Map & Directions

(43 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

(43 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


If we don't change, we don't grow. If we don't grow, we aren't really living.

-- Gail Sheehy

Upper Des Moines Opportunity

Address:
620 Michigan St
Storm Lake, IA 50588

Map & Directions

(44 Miles Away)

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


Webster County Disabilities

Address:
723 1st Ave S #1
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 573-1485

Website:
http://www.webstercountyia.org

Services:
Provides Financial Assistance For Rent, Utilities, Transportation For Medical Care, Prescription Medications And Burial Expenses For Eligible Webster County Residents. Cpc

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

Eligibility:
Eligible residents of Webster County: "Poor Persons"- no property and unable to work due to mental or physical disabilities or "Needy Persons" - don't meet the definition of "Poor Person" but meet financial eligibility

Documents To Bring:
Personal information


In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.

-- Cassius Longinus

Upper Des Moines Opportunity

Address:
113 S 10th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 576-7774

Website:
http://www.udmo.com

Services:
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - supplemental help for winter heating bills - November 1st through April 15th
*LIHEAP Crisis Assistance - Assistance available in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair. Upon availability of funding, furnace repair or replacement is available to homeowners.
*Weatherization - Assistance with stopping infiltration of cold air into a home. Can include caulking, weather stripping and attic insulation.
*Chore Service and Home Repair- Funds household repairs and chores for income eligible applicants age 60 and older. Sponsored by Elderbridge Agency on Aging.
*Emergency Vouchers - Provides eligible applicants with limited financial help for basic emergency needs.
*Emergency Food Vouchers - Vouchers for local food pantries
*Clothing Shop - Provides clothing and miscellaneous household items. Donations accepted.
*Baby's Room - Provides clothing and supplies for infants ages birth to two in partnership with St. Mark's Episcopal Church.
*Wheels to Work - Vehicles for qualified individuals who are working or attending school. Program is offered based upon availability of donated vehicles. Partners include United Way of Greater Fort Dodge and Fort Dodge Ford.
*Wheels to Work Small Car Repair - Minor vehicle repairs for qualified individuals who are working or attending school.
*Safe Harbor - A temporary homeless shelter for men.
*Life Skills - Program providing supervision to 12 to 17 year old youth who are court-ordered to perform community service in Webster County. Partnership with the 2nd Judicial District.
*Referral Services- Information on a wide variety of services available for those faced with situations they find difficult to solve.
*Client Advocacy - Assistance when help is needed with providers, organizations or difficult situations.
*Budget Counseling - Help for those experiencing difficulty managing their financial obligations.
*Special Projects - Christmas program, Back to School Bash, coat drive, new hats and gloves, and more based on need and availability.
Bus Tokens, Gas Vouchers for Doctor's appt.

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


Pocahontas County Outreach Center

Address:
406 NW 7th St
Pocahontas, IA 50574

Map & Directions

(47 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(712) 335-3335

Website:
http://www.udmo.com

Services:
*Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - supplemental help for winter heating bills
*LIHEAP Crisis Assistance - Assistance available in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair. Furnace replacement assistance for homeowners.
*Weatherization - Assistance with stopping infiltration of cold air into a home. Can include caulking, weather stripping and attic insulation.
*Adopt a Family - Christmas program in Palo Alto and Pocahontas Counties, which allows our needy families to be adopted out for Christmas. The lowest poverty levels are served first. Forms are available to enroll families October 1.
*Holiday Projects - Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets are given to the elderly or families based upon availability.
*Food Pantry

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


Experts often possess more data than judgment.

-- General Colin Powell

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