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Grimes United Methodist Church

Address:
801 W 1st St A
Grimes, IA 50111

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(515) 986-4036

Website:
http://www.grimesumc.com/

Services:
FOOD PANTRY visitors can pick up dry goods as well as vouchers for perishable goods (residents of Grimes only) Food and monetary donations are welcome.

Hours:
By appointment on Tue and Thu 9:30 am-2:30 pm


Partnership Place

Address:
5870 Merle Hay Rd D
Johnston, IA 50131

Map & Directions

(5 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 868-1357

Website:
http://www.johnstonpartnership.org

Services:
CLOTHING CLOSET serves Johnston and the Johnston School District.

FOOD PANTRY is offered once per month to eligible families and community members in Johnston and the Johnston School District. Includes personal grooming items. SNAP (food stamps) assistance sign-up is also available on-site.

JUMP is a school-based community mentoring program which matches Johnston students in grades 5-12 with an adult mentor Chris Wilson, 515-986-2007.

DONATIONS of gently used clothing, food and any personal hygiene items are accepted.

Hours:
Clothing Closet and Food Pantry: Tue & Sat 10 am-2 pm; Other services By appointment


Urbandale Food Pantry

Address:
7611 Douglas Ave #34-35
Urbandale, IA 50322

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 251-6688

Website:
http://www.urbandalefoodpantry.org

Services:
URBANDALE FOOD PANTRY is a non-profit DMARC food pantry which offers food and personal items to residents of Urbandale and Windsor Heights.

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS in collaboration with Polk County Health Department; types of screenings will change each month - blood sugar, blood pressure, bone density, HIV and sexually transmitted, and many more. Available to residents of Urbandale, Windsor Heights, Clive, Johnston, and Grimes.

DONATIONS are welcome; including cash, personal grooming items and food Food can also be dropped in red barrels located in Urbandale grocery stores or at DMARC (3816 36th Street, Suite 202 Des Moines IA).

Hours:
Mon 10 am-2 pm & 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Wed & Thu 10 am-2pm


Neighborhood Center

Address:
202 N Taylor St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

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


The Mission Church

Address:
12001 Ridgemont Dr
Urbandale, IA 50323

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 255-2122

Website:
http://www.firstfederated.org

Services:
CLOTHING CLOSET AND FOOD PANTRY provide free food and clothing to individuals in need Food boxes in a limited supply of canned and boxed goods Available to the public only three times a year, with an ID.

GRIEF SHARE provides a support group for anyone dealing with a loss Meets at First Federated Church.

DIVORCE CARE is also offered for those struggling with separation and divorce

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) offers a monthly meeting for mothers of preschoolers to share concerns, explore creativity, receive instructions and build relationships.

Hours:
Clothing: Wed 12:30 pm-2 pm; Food Pantry: Tue 9 am-11am; Other services are Irregular - call for details


Waukee Area Christian Services

Address:
1155 SE Boone Dr
Waukee, IA 50263

Map & Directions

(9 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 987-5523

Website:
http://www.waukeechristianservices.org

Services:
Waukee Area Christian Services Accepts Donated Items For The Food Pantry. We Accept Personal Care And Hygiene Items, Household Cleaning Supplies, Diapers, Wet Wipes, Formula And Infant Or Toddler Foods. We Also Accept Meats, Dairy, Eggs And Cheese And Other Refrigerator Or Freezer Items.

Hours:
FOOD PANTRY: Mon 4 pm-6 pm, Thu 9 am-11 am, 1st and 2nd Sat 9 am-11 am. DONATIONS can be dropped off during weekday pantry hours.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone

Documents To Bring:
Call for details


West Des Moines Community Center

Address:
217 5th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Map & Directions

(9 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 222-3440

Website:
http://www.wdm.iowa.gov

Services:
WEST DES MOINES SENIOR CENTER provides a congregate meal site for seniors age 60 and over Meals served from 11:30am to 12 pm Recreational, wellness and educational programs available as well as health improvement programs Additional activities are: ceramics, crafts, tournaments, and special interest classes such as exercise, History, Bingo and Friday Parties. Varied health services (podiatry, dental, physicals, blood pressure checks, and well elderly)

FARMER'S MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM provides coupons which can be redeemed at participating farmers markets for fresh fruits and vegetables (June 1-Oct. 31) Applications are available at local Senior Center or the Area Agency on Aging.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9 am-1 pm


West Des Moines Human Services

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

Map & Directions

(9 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


Alpha Women's Center Ankeny

Address:
114 SW State St
Ankeny, IA 50023

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 965-7885

Website:
http://www.awcdesmoines.org

Services:
ALPHA WOMEN'S CENTER is a Baptist pro life organization dedicated to providing material, emotional, and spiritual assistance to those with needs related to pregnancy, sexuality, parenting issues and post-abortion stress Services:

FREE PREGNANCY TESTS

PARENTING EDUCATION: Classes, videos and books on prenatal and parenting skills, first aid, nutrition, safety, etc. Some classes available in Spanish.

BABY CLOSET: clothing (for ages 0-2 years), diapers, wipes, formula, and linens To receive free items must attend classes in parenting, prenatal, Bible study, WIC or doctor appointments Emergency help also available.

MATERNITY CLOTHES

POST ABORTION SUPPORT and ADOPTION OPTION SUPPORT

BURP BUCK PROGRAM

FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT

BIBLE STUDIES

Hours:
Ankeny: Mon and Wed 9 am-5 pm


IMPACT Community Action Partnership

Address:
2701 SE Convenience Blvd #2
Ankeny, IA 50023

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(515) 965-0433

Website:
http://www.impactcap.org

Services:
Dmarc Choice Pantry Provides Non-perishable Food Items And Donated Fresh Produce, When Available Once Every 30 Days. Bread Available Daily And Emergency Food Options Also Available.

Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Closed on Holidays

Eligibility:
Open to anyone

Documents To Bring:
ID for all household members


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