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American Red Cross - Council Bluffs Service Center

 The American Red Cross of the Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro Chapter serves Harrison, Mills, and Pottawattamie Counties in Iowa.
Council Bluffs Service Center
Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus
705 N 16th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-322-4017

Balance of Counties - Crisis Intervention and Advocacy Center

May provide rental and utility assistance for folks who rent their home who are at imminent risk of homelessness, and/or fleeing violence.
Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Center
PO Box 40
Adel, IA 50003
515-993-4095
Toll Free: 800-400-4884 or 800-550-0004

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 Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-4424
Fax: 712-243-6666
Counties: Cass

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

Children at Home Program - Iowa Family Support Network

The Children at Home program is designed to assist families raising a child with a disability in obtaining needed services and supports in helping your child remain at home.
1111 9th Street
Suite 320
Des Moines, IA 50314
888-425-4371
515-558-9946
Fax: 515-558-9994

Council Bluffs Child Support Recovery Unit

300 West Broadway
#32
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-242-2358
Categories: Financial Assistance,

Creighton University Financial Success Program

The Financial Hope Collaborative and its Financial Success Program, housed at the Heider College of Business, have been instrumental in helping many low to moderate income (LMI) families in the Omaha metropolitan area find financial stability.
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
402-280-3706
Categories: Financial Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

Department of Health & Human Services - Cass County

Iowa HHS provides high quality programs and services that protect and improve the health and resiliency of individuals, families, and communities.
601 Walnut Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-4401
Toll Free: 877-455-3211
Counties: Cass

Department of Health & Human Services - Harrison County

Iowa HHS provides high quality programs and services that protect and improve the health and resiliency of individuals, families, and communities.
204 East 6th Street
PO Box 189
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2460
Toll Free: 800-326-7732
Fax: 515-564-4183
Counties: Harrison, Monona, Shelby

Department of Health & Human Services - Montgomery County

Iowa HHS provides high quality programs and services that protect and improve the health and resiliency of individuals, families, and communities.
1109 Highland Ave
Ste A
Red Oak, IA 51566
712-623-4838
Toll Free: 888-623-4838
Fax: 515-5564-4167
Counties: Montgomery, Page

Department of Health & Human Services - Pottawattamie County

Iowa HHS provides high quality programs and services that protect and improve the health and resiliency of individuals, families, and communities.
417 E Kanesville Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-328-5661
Toll Free: 866-788-1805
Fax: 515-564-4167

Free Government Cell Phones

Thanks to the FCC-mandated, government-sponsored program called LifeLine Assistance, the financially disadvantaged can receive a cell phone with minutes and texting at no charge.

Harrison County General Relief

Appointments are highly recommended.
301 N 6th Ave
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2760
Counties: Harrison

Heartland Family Service - Council Bluffs

Programs include Gambling and Education Treatment, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Crisis Response Team (IA) and Prevention (IA).
H. Lee Gendler Center
515 E Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-322-1407
Counties: Pottawattamie

Heartland Family Service - Homeless Diversion and Prevention Programs

Our Diversion Program assists households who are at immediate risk of homelessness and seeking emergency shelter to identify safe, alternate housing arrangements, and if necessary, connect them with community referrals and financial assistance to help them obtain or return to housing.
712-309-0016 - Pottawattamie County
531-200-3500

Heartland Family Service - Logan

Strengthening individuals and families in our community through education, counseling, and support services.
107 N 4th Avenue
Logan, IA 51546
712-644-2946
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

Heartland Family Service - Ways To Work

An asset building and economic self-sufficiency program that works with credit challenged working parents.
1515 Ave J
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-435-5350
Categories: Financial Assistance,
Counties: Mills, Pottawattamie

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 Concern Hotline

Confidential counseling is available 24/7.
800-447-1985

Iowa Consumer Protection Division

Enforcing laws that protect the buying public from false or misleading advertisements or sales practices.
1305 E Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-281-5926

League of Human Dignity

Concerned with the rights and quality of life of people with disabilities.
1520 Avenue M
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-323-6863
Fax: 712-323-6811

Medicaid Long Term Care.org

The Medicaidlongtermcare website was created to help Americans understand the complexities associated with Medicaid.

New Visions Homeless Services

Providing help, home, and opportunity for those experiencing hunger and homelessness in the Council Bluffs and Omaha communities.
New Visions Homeless Services
1435 N 15th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-322-7570
Counties: Pottawattamie

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

Pottawattamie County General Assistance

Helping Pottawattamie County residents in need of rent, utility, or medication assistance contingent upon qualification of programs available.
Pottawattamie County Courthouse
227 S 6th Street Rm 128
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-328-5867
Counties: Pottawattamie

Shelby County General Assistance

Provides assistance to residents of Shelby County who are poor or needy and is administered within the scope of monies appropriated.
Community Services
719 Market Street
Harlan, IA 51537
844-934-4222 x 9
712-755-2843 x 9
Fax: 712-755-2840
Counties: Shelby

SNAP Employment and Training

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) can assist you in achieving your education, career and employment goals through occupational and vocational education, skills training, and supportive services while participating at no cost.
515-281-3131

Social Security Office - Carroll

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for more than 80 years.
818 Bella Vista Dr
Carroll, IA 51401
866-572-8381
Counties: Shelby

Social Security Office - Council Bluffs

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for more than 80 years.
20 Arena Way
Ste 1
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
866-331-9094

Social Security Office - Creston

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for more than 80 years.
906 E Taylor St
Creston, IA 50801
866-613-2827
Counties: Cass, Montgomery, Page

Social Security Office - Sioux City

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for more than 80 years.
3555 Southern Hills Dr
Sioux City, IA 51106
866-338-2859
Counties: Monona

Southwest Iowa Mediation Service

Mediation is designed to quickly resolve conflict and develop mutually agreeable, creative solutions for the parties involved.
201 Linn St
PO Box 105
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-254-4611

Southwest Iowa MHDS Region

The Southwest Iowa MHDS Region (SWIA MHDS) was formed under Iowa Code Chapter 28E to create a mental health and disability service region in compliance with Iowa Code 331.
227 S 6th Street Ste 128
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-328-5645

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.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
801 73rd St Ste J
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
515-282-8327

U.S. Small Business Administration

Plan your business.
409 3rd St SW
Washington, DC 20024
Categories: Financial Assistance,

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 Ste 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 may 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

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center

We provide support and guidance for those with cancer at all stages of their illness, and help families and friends cope with cancer in their lives.
427 E. Kanesville Blvd
Suite 202
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-325-8970

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