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2-1-1 HELPLINE

If you're in need of food pantries, counseling, utility assistance, or other human services, talk to an information specialist who has the community's most extensive human service database at their fingertips.
402-444-6666

2019 Flood Assistance - State of Iowa

For individual households, the Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program Application is available for those individuals that were affected by the flood.

All Care Health Center

All Care provides affordable, comprehensive, high-quality health care to the entire community, including medical, dental, women's health, and mental health services.
902 South 6th St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-325-1990
Counties: Pottawattamie

American Red Cross - Loess Hills Donation Center

The Loess Hills Chapter of the American Red Cross provides a utility assistance program for qualifying Southwest Iowa residents.
705 N 16th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-322-4017

AnswerLine Home and Family Hotline

AnswerLine provides information and resources for Iowa consumers with home and family questions.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
2150 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011
800-262-3804

Atlantic Area Ministerial Association

A network of church ministers from local communities with access to resources to help those in need.
712-243-2927
Categories: Basic Needs
Counties: Cass

Bridge the Gap Ministry

Two Tuesdays a month, Broadway United Methodist meets with our neighbors who need a little help.
712-322-7741
Categories: Basic Needs
Counties: Pottawattamie

Cass County General Assistance

Who Qualifies for General Relief Assistance? Cass County General Relief Assistance provides assistance to residents of Cass County, Iowa who are needy and poor and in need of immediate assistance and who cannot obtain assistance from any other source.
5 West 7th St.
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-4424
Counties: Cass

Catholic Charities - Des Moines

If you are a victim of human trafficking, or are concerned for someone else, please call 888-612-0266.
601 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-244-3761

Catholic Charities - Volunteer Opportunities!

Catholic Charities helps those in need in Southwest Iowa 24-hours a day, seven days per week.
712-256-2059 x109

Center for Siouxland

Providing assistance, information and direction to help people, empower lives and build futures.
715 Douglas Street
Sioux City, IA 51101
712-252-1861
Toll Free: 877-580-5526
Counties: Monona

Centsible Clothing

Selling consignment clothing, housewares, books and more.
403 E Erie St
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
712-642-2796
Categories: Basic Needs

Child and Family Resource Network

Every family needs support.
300 W Broadway
Ste 9
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-355-2615
Categories: Basic Needs

Connections Area Agency on Aging

Formerly known as Southwest 8 Seniors Services, we serve aging Iowans, Iowans 18 and older with disabilities, and their family caregivers through information and assistance, service navigation and coordination, and resources for independence.
231 S Main Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
800-432-9209

COVID Recovery Iowa

COVID Recovery Iowa is here to help.
844-775-9276 - The Iowa Warm Line

Department of Human Services - Atlantic

We assist with Food Assistance, Medicaid, Family Investment Program, Child Care Assistance, Child Welfare, and Adult Services.
601 Walnut Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-4401
Counties: Cass

Department of Human Services - Council Bluffs

We assist with Food Assistance, Medicaid, Family Investment Program, Child Care Assistance, Child Welfare, and Adult Services.
417 E Kanesville Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-328-5661
Toll Free: 866-788-1805

Department of Human Services - Logan

We assist with Food Assistance, Medicaid, Family Investment Program, Child Care Assistance, Child Welfare, and Adult Services.
204 East 6th St.
PO Box 189
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2460
Toll Free: 800-326-7732
Counties: Harrison, Monona, Shelby

Department of Human Services - Red Oak

Helping victims of child abuse is more than just a desire, it is our lifetime commitment.
1109 Highland Ave
Ste A
Red Oak, IA 51566
712-623-4838
Toll Free: 888-623-4838
Counties: Montgomery, Page

Diamond Life Health Care

We serve those who need assisted/supportive living, those who would have difficulty in independent living but do not require nursing services.
4912 Barnes City Dr
PO Box 820
Montezuma, IA 50171
641-623-5715

Disaster Recovery Employment Program (DREP) - Iowa Workforce Development

Currently looking for eligible individuals for temporary employment to help with the continued clean-up and repairs from the 2019 flooding.
712-352-3480 x45127

Grief's Journey

Since 2001, Grief’s Journey has been a welcoming safe place where grieving children, teens, and adults find hope.
7811 Farnam Drive
Omaha, NE 68114
402-502-2773

Harrison County General Relief Assistance

Provides assistance to residents of Harrison County, Iowa who are indigent.
207 East 7th
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2760
Counties: Harrison

Harrison County Veteran Affairs

We are here to assist veterans and their families by answering questions, advising, and educating individuals and groups about benefits available from federal, state, county, and local resources.
207 East 7th St
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2760
Counties: Harrison

Heartland Family Service- Pottawattamie County Homeless Link (PCHL)

Outreach, case management, and homeless prevention, and rapid rehousing services are available for individuals and families who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.
Counties: Pottawattamie

Home Instead Senior Care

Providing trustworthy, kindhearted, senior home care services in your loved one's home.
13323 California Street
Omaha, NE 68154
888-331-1023

Home Instead Senior Care - Council Bluffs

Our office serves Atlantic, Avoca, Council Bluffs, Glenwood, Harlan, Missouri Valley, Red Oak, Shenandoah, Sidney, Treynor, Underwood; 8 counties in Southwest Iowa.
149 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-256-5653

InterFaith Response, Inc.

We are a private non-profit, non-denominational organization whose mission is to provide assistance to people in Pottawattamie County who do not know where or how to access help in resolving their emergency or long-term needs.
25 South 15th St
#6C
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-322-0531
Counties: Pottawattamie

Iowa Department for the Blind

We help educate, train, and empower blind and low vision individuals to pursue lifelong goals.
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-281-1333
Toll Free: 800-362-2587

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

We stand as a voice and an advocate for Iowa veterans and their families.
Camp Dodge Bldg 3465
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131
515-252-4698
Toll Free: 800-838-4692

Karen's Consignment

Second-hand clothing and shoes.
604 1/2 Iowa Avenue
Dunlap, IA 51529
712-643-5730
Categories: Basic Needs
Counties: Harrison, Monona, Shelby

Lookout Village

Lookout Village is a non-profit volunteer service program that provides services to its community members.
306 Front Street
Neola, IA 51559
712-485-5060
Counties: Pottawattamie

Lutheran Services in Iowa - Council Bluffs

People focused, results driven.
421 W Broadway 401
PO Box 679
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-323-1558

Lutheran Services in Iowa - Des Moines

We empower families and communities by recognizing and honoring the strengths and gifts of every individual.
3116 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-271-7411

Mills County Storehouse Food Pantry

Thrift and consignment store, food pantry, for Mills County residents.
405 Nuckolls Street
Glenwood, IA 51534
712-527-5141
Counties: Mills

Mosaic

People with intellectual disabilities desire and deserve greater independence and closer ties to the community.
715 N 2nd Ave
PO Box 153
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2234

Open Door Mission's Council Bluffs Family Outreach/Donation Center

Our process for consumers is different due to social distancing; shopping is open from 11 am to 3 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
1612 Avenue D
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Open Door Mission's Elkhorn Family Outreach/Donation Center

Our process for consumers is different due to social distancing; shopping is open from 11 am to 3 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
1620 N 203rd St
Elkhorn, NE 68022

Open Door Mission’s Timberlake Outreach Center

Our process for consumers is different due to social distancing; shopping is open from 11 am to 3 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
2107 E Locust St.
Omaha, NE 68110
402-829-1560

Open Door Mission’s Garland Thompson Men’s Center

Emergency services for men in need of immediate assistance.
2705 N 20th St E
Omaha, NE 68110
402-829-1500 x2100

Open Door Mission’s Lydia House

Open Door Mission's Lydia House Overflow Shelter provides emergency services for single women and single mothers in need of immediate assistance:  food, shelter, clothing and other basic needs.
2809 N 20th St. East
Omaha, NE 68110
402-829-1545

Open Door Mission’s Permanent Supportive Housing

Open Door Mission desires to be a bridge of hope for people striving to reclaim the basic necessities of life, restore their God-given dignity, and rejoin the community as full and active participants.
2205 East Locust St
Omaha, NE 68110
402-829-1545 - ODM Admissions Office

Page County General Relief

Assistance with rent, utilities, medications, and transportation.
West Central Development Association
500 1/2 N Broad Street
Shenandoah, IA 51601
712-246-2585
Counties: Page

Philip's Cupboard

NON-FOOD PANTRY for cleaning and grooming items.
Broadway United Methodist Church
11 S First Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-322-2291
Categories: Basic Needs
Counties: Pottawattamie

Pottawattamie County General Assistance

Helping Pottawattamie County residents in need of rent, utility, or medication assistance contingent upon qualification of programs available.
515 5th Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-328-5867
Counties: Pottawattamie

Project Recovery Iowa

Project Recovery Iowa provides services to promote resilience, empowerment, and recovery from natural disasters.
800-447-1985

Salvation Army

Open by appointment only for fans, food pantry, diaper and formula pantry, and financial assistance.
715 N 16th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-328-2088

Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center - Atlantic

Low cost clothing, housewares, basic furniture and more.
1600 E 7th St.
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-2575

Shelby County General Assistance

Provides assistance to individuals or households of Shelby County who are poor or needy and is administered within the scope of monies appropriated.
719 Market Street
Harlan, IA 51537
712-755-2843 x9
Counties: Shelby

St Mary's Family Center - Catholic Charities

Distributes more than 8,500 food boxes each year to an average of 600 families each month.
1815 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50136
515-262-7290
515-262-7800

St Vincent De Paul of Des Moines

We provide groceries through our food pantry as well as clothing, furniture, and financial assistance.
520 Army Post Rd
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-8328

Taxi Service - Faith In Action

Based in Sidney, Iowa, we drive in Fremont, Page, Montgomery, and Mills Counties.
705 Indiana Street
Sidney, IA 51652
712-313-0316

Veterans Affairs

Call us at the number below to hear a menu of options that will route you to the right place depending on your inquiry.
844-698-2311

West Central Community Action Cass County Outreach

Food Pantry, Clothing Room, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Weatherization, Senior Aide Employment, Head Start, WIC, Family Development Self-Sufficiency programs.
304 Chestnut
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-5421
Counties: Cass

West Central Community Action Fremont County Outreach

Food Pantry, Low Income Home Energy Program(LIHEAP), Weatherization, utility assistance, Senior Aide Employment, Head Start, and Child Care referrals.
910 Illinois St.
PO Box 518
Sidney, IA 51652
712-374-3367
Counties: Fremont

West Central Community Action Harrison County Outreach

Food Pantry, Free Clothing, Low Income Home Energy Program/Weatherization Program, Senior Aid Program, Head Start Programs, WIC, and Child Care referrals.
107 N. 4th Avenue
Suite 7
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-3388
Counties: Harrison

West Central Community Action Mills County Outreach

Food Pantry, Low Income Home Energy Program(LIHEAP)/Weatherization, Clothing Room, Utility Assistance, Senior Aide Employment, Head Start, WIC, and Child Care referrals.
313 Main Street
Malvern, IA 51551
712-624-8172
Counties: Mills

West Central Community Action Monona County Outreach

Provides client intake, client assessment, client referrals, and coordinates with other community resources.
801-B 10th Street
Onawa, IA 51040
712-423-2603
Counties: Monona

West Central Community Action Montgomery County Outreach

Emergency food assistance, weatherization, Clothing Room, LIHEAP, utility assistance, WIC, Head Start, Senior Aide Employment and child care referrals.
1109 Highland Ave.
Red Oak, IA 51566
712-623-2339
Counties: Montgomery

West Central Community Action Page County Outreach

Food Pantry, Clothing Room, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Weatherization, Senior Aide Employment, Head Start, WIC, and Child Care referrals.
500 1/2 N. Broad Street
Shenandoah, IA 51601
712-246-2585
Counties: Page

West Central Community Action Pottawattamie County Outreach

Pottawattamie residents pay apply for the Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Weatherization programs and receive referrals to other social service agencies.
Omni Centre Business Park
300 W Broadway
Ste 35
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-322-2621
Counties: Pottawattamie

West Central Community Action Shelby County Outreach Center

Open Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to residents of Shelby County.
1017 7th St.
Harlan, IA 51537
712-755-5602
Counties: Shelby

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