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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.
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402-444-6666
Toll Free: 866-813-1731

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

Avoca Food Pantry

Located at the United Church of Avoca, back of the building.
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 Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
712-243-4424
Fax: 712-243-6666
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.
206 East Coolbaugh Street
Red Oak, IA 51566
712-623-2195
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Montgomery

Community of Christ Thrift Store and Food Pantry

Make an appointment the day before pick up Monday-Friday 9:00-11:00AM.
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

Crescent Food Pantry

Open Tuesday 5:00 - 7:00PM and Saturday 1:00 - 3:00PM.
Crescent Food Pantry
720 Old Lincoln Highway
Crescent, IA 51526
712-545-9031
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

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 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

Dunlap Community Food Pantry

Open Tuesday 3:00-6:00PM and Saturday 9:00AM-12:00PM.
Dunlap Community Food Pantry
714 Iowa Avenue
Dunlap, IA 51529
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Harrison

First Baptist Church of Council Bluffs Food Pantry

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

Food Bank for the Heartland

Food Bank for the Heartland operates its own programs that serve vulnerable populations directly.
Food Bank for the Heartland
10525 J St.
Omaha, NE 68127-1021
402-331-1213

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

Currently available for any home-bound individual located in Clarinda, our "Fresh Eats" program is similar to the Meals on Wheels service.
220 Essie Davison Dr
Clarinda, IA 51632
712-542-8261
712-542-8303
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Page

Gethsemane Presbyterian Church - Food Pantry

Walk-in assistance Mon and Thursday, 9:00 - 10:30AM.
Gethsemane Presbyterian Church
224 Wallace Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-366-2513
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

Harrison County Food Pantry

Harrison County Food Pantry helps all Harrison County Iowa families in their time of need.
2102 Liberty Avenue
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
712-642-2598
Categories: Food Assistance,
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.

Lords Cupboard Food Pantry - 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

Matthews 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

MOHMs Place Community Meal Site

Serving Council Bluffs since 1993, providing 150,000 meals a year to men, women, children, and families that are experiencing food insecurity.
1435 N 15th St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-322-7570

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
712-623-7253
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Montgomery

Neola Minden Area Food Pantry

Open Saturdays from 10AM to Noon.
United Church of Christ
106 Lincoln St
Minden, IA 51553
402-968-5357
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

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

Our Saviors Lutheran Food and Pet Food Pantry

Our Savior's Lutheran Food & Pet Pantry offers food assistance at no cost to any Pottawattamie County resident in need.
313 Story Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-522-3522
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

Riverside Food Pantry - Oakland

Oakland Christian Church houses the Riverside Food Pantry; enter through the northeast door of the building.
Oakland Christian Church
603 Pioneer Ave
Oakland, IA 51560
712-482-6240
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

Salvation Army

Services offered:  adult rehabilitation center, women's ministries, music and arts programs, boys' and girls' club, community recreation programs, Pathway of Hope, food pantry, casework services, and worship services.
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 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

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

Helping Hands Food Pantry - please check our website for current hours.
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.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
801 73rd St Ste J
Windsor Heights, IA 50324
515-282-8327

Story Street Pantry

We were created to unify the efforts of the Our Saviors Lutheran Food and Pet Food Pantry (Council Bluffs), the Carter Lake United Methodist Church (Carter Lake), Riverside Food Pantry (Oakland), and the San Andres Lutheran Food Pantry (Omaha).
Story Street Pantry
313 Story Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-322-6655
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

Summer Meal Program- Council Bluffs Community School District

It's summer!  Kids eat free!  Please check our website for current information including dates, time, and locations.
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
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

Together Choice Food Pantry

Together's Nourish Program increases food access by offering a nutritious Choice Food Pantry.
Together Inc.
3415 W Broadway Ste B
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-308-7023
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Pottawattamie

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 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

 Open to all Harrison County residents, age 18 and over, with proper ID.
76 Fifth Street
PO Box 255
Woodbine, IA 51579
Categories: Food Assistance,
Counties: Harrison

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