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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

Anita Food Pantry

Open on the first and third Saturday of the month from 9:00-11:00 AM.
208 Chestnut Street
Anita, IA 50020
712-762-3645
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Cass

Area Food Pantry - Minden, Iowa

Area Food Pantry is open on Saturday from 10 AM - 12 PM and for emergencies.
United Church of Christ
106 Lincoln St
Minden, IA 51553
712-488-7942
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

Atlantic Food Pantry

Open Thursday 1:00-3:00PM.
19 W 4th Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-5019
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Cass

Avoca Food Pantry

Located at the United Church of Avoca, open on Mondays.
United Church of Avoca
304 N Elm Street
Avoca, IA 51521
712-343-6945
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

Care and Share House, Inc.

Care and Share House is a free food pantry and free store for clothing and household items, with two locations in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
712-323-4889
712-256-7535 
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

Christ Cupboard Community Food Pantry

Christ Cupboard is faithfully supported by many churches in Montgomery County, Fareway, and numerous compassionate individuals.
604 4th Street
Red Oak, IA 51566
712-310-2041
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Montgomery

Community of Christ Thrift Store and Food Pantry

Appointments are required for food pantry assistance.
17 North 2nd Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-328-8122
Counties: Pottawattamie

Covenant House

Provides housing and supportive services to youth facing homelessness.
800-388-3888

Cumberland Care & Share Food Pantry

First and third Wednesday, 4:00-5:30 PM.
317 Monroe St
Cumberland, IA 50843
712-774-5818
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Cass

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

Dunlap Community Food Pantry

Open Tuesday 3:00-7:00PM and Saturday 10:00AM-2:00PM.
Dunlap Community Food Pantry
714 Iowa Avenue
Dunlap, IA 51529
712-592-0549
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Harrison

First Baptist Church Food Pantry-Council Bluffs

Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon.
540 First Avenue
PO Box 1969
Council Bluffs, IA 51502
712-322-2569
Categories: Food Assistance

First Baptist Church Food Pantry-Red Oak

Food items for individuals and families.
406 N. 3rd St.
Red Oak, IA 51566
712-623-3848 (General Assistance)
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Montgomery

Food Bank for the Heartland

Food Bank for the Heartland operates its own programs that serve vulnerable populations directly.
10525 J St.
Omaha, NE 68117
402-331-1213 x125

Food Bank of Siouxland Mobile Pantry Program - Mapleton

Food to You:  a food pantry on wheels.
1313 11th Street
Sioux City, IA 51105
712-255-9741
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Monona

Fresh Eats - Clarinda Regional Health Center

Formerly known as Meals on Wheels, Fresh Eats is intended for home-bound residents who are disabled or cannot drive to buy groceries or go out to dinner.
220 Essie Davison Dr
Clarinda, IA 51632
712-542-8261
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Page

Gethsemane Presbyterian Church

Emergency food only, call for an appointment.
224 Wallace Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-366-2513
712-366-1004
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

Good Time Charlie's

Good Time Charlie's offers a hot meal to Seniors daily from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
620 Whittier
Whiting, IA 51063
712-455-2225
Counties: Monona

Harrison County Food Pantry

A Ministry of the Churches of Harrison County.
2102 Liberty Avenue
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
712-642-2598
Categories: Food Assistance
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

Heart Ministry Center

Providing food, healthcare, and a way forward to people severely affected by poverty in the Omaha area.
2222 Binney Street
Omaha, NE 68110
402-451-2321
Counties: Pottawattamie

Iowa Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The Iowa Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) consists of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) FMNP and the Senior FMNP.

Iowa Food Assistance Employment & Training Program

Iowa's Food Assistance Employment & Training program is a voluntary program for Food Assistance recipients.
515-281-3131

Lord's Cupboard of Griswold

Visits permitted as needed; enough food for 1 week provided.
100 Cass Street
Griswold, IA 51535
712-778-4178
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Cass

Matthew's House Food Pantry

The basement of the United Methodist Church of Mondamin serves as the home for a food pantry in western Iowa.
301 Vine Street
Mondamin, IA 51557
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Harrison, Monona

Meals on Wheels - Council Bluffs

Meals delivered to home-bound, elderly 60+ years of age, within city limits; or disabled individuals meeting qualifications (including physician recommendation).
231 S. Main St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
800-432-9209
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

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

MOHM’s Place Meal Site

Provides 90,000 meals each year to single men, women, children, and families who are experiencing food insecurity.
1434 N 15th St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-256-3940

Monona County Food Pantry Directory

View our directory compiled by Monona County Public Health.
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Monona

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Mobile Meals

The MCMH Meals on Wheels Program delivers meals to Montgomery County residents, Monday through Friday.
2301 Eastern Ave.
Red Oak, IA 51566
712-623-7185
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Montgomery

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

Our Savior's Lutheran Food & Pet Food Pantry

Offering food assistance at no cost to any Pottawattamie County resident in need.
313 Story Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-322-6655
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

Riverside Food Pantry - Oakland

Oakland Christian Church houses the Riverside Food Pantry.
Oakland Christian Church
603 Pioneer Ave
Oakland, IA 51560
712-482-6240
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

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

Shenandoah Food Pantry

Our Community Food Pantry serves those with addresses in Shenandoah, Essex, Farragut, Blanchard, Coin, and Northboro.
1209 Fifth Avenue
Shenandoah, IA 51601
712-246-2093
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Page

SNAP Outreach

SNAP helps low-income people buy the food, such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, they need for good health.
877-347-5678
Categories: Food Assistance

Southside Christian Church Food Pantry

Open Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 - 10:30AM.
Southside Christian Church
1919 S 10th St
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-323-7326
712-322-8122
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

St Joseph Emergency Family Center - Catholic Charities

Emergency Family Shelter has five rooms and it's first call, first served with no waiting list.
1535 11th Street
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-1235

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

Summer Meal Program- Council Bluffs Community School District

Will begin on June 1 and run through July 31.
Council Bluffs Community School District
300 W Broadway
Ste 1600
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-328-6446
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

TLC Community Food & Clothing Pantry - Walnut

Open every Thursday 4:00-6:00PM excluding holidays.
415 Antique City Drive
Walnut, IA 51577
712-249-2592
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Pottawattamie

Ute Senior Citizens Center

Serving noon meal, Monday - Friday.
107 Main Street
Ute, IA 51060
712-885-2228
Counties: Monona

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 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

Woodbine Community Food Pantry Outreach Center

Tuesday 3:00-7:00 PM and Saturday 10 AM - noon.
76 Fifth Street
Woodbine, IA 51579
Categories: Food Assistance
Counties: Harrison

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