IOWA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

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FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING 

Waypoint Shelter

318 Fifth Street SE

Cedar Rapids IA 52401

319-365-1458

Salvation Army – Waterloo

89 Franklin Street

Waterloo IA 50703

319-235-9358

 

Hope Iowa Mission

4950 E. University Ave

Pleasant Hill IA 50327

515-265-7272

Homeless Shelter Emma Cornelis

2733 Avenue N

Fort Madison, IA 52627

319-372-3983

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING AND SPONSORS

TIPTON SENIOR PARK APARTMENTS

50 Plum St Apt E5

Tipton, IA 52772-1969

563-886-3277

WEST VINTON PARK APTS

1603 W FIRST ST

VINTON, IA 52349-2456

319-472-4424

 

VINTON PARK APTS

1603 W FIRST ST

VINTON, IA 52349

319-472-4424

ELM STREET HOME

511 Elm St

Webster City, IA 50595

515-832-4113

 

FRIEDENHEIM APTS

2603 Madison Ave

BURLINGTON, IA 52601-6637

Phone: 319-754-1042

AUTUMN PARK APTS

841 W Monroe St

Washington, IA 52353

319-653-6804

 

LAKEVIEW APTS

2117 Northern Drive

BURLINGTON, IA 52601

319-754-5007

HILLSIDE PARK

2800 W 4th St

Sioux City, IA 51103-5139

712-258-0801

 

GREENWAY OF BURLINGTON

2312 Valley St.

BURLINGTON, IA 52601-1818

319-753-0129

INDEPENDENCE VILLAGE

821 Iowa St

Sioux City, IA 51105-1827

712-898-7044

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TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – IOWA

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: 1-800-972-2017

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

Care And Share Food Pantry 1808 5th Avenue Council Bluffs, IA 51501, 712-323-4889
South Side Food Pantry 1919 S. 10th Street Council Bluffs, IA 51501, 712- 322-8122
Harvest Food Bank 22 N Georgia Ave Mason City, IA 50401, 641-424-3073
Food Bank Of Iowa 2220 E 17th St Des Moines, IA 50316, 515-564-0330
Table Food Distribution 20 East Market Street Iowa City, IA 52245, 319- 337-3400
Neighborhood Food Bank 215 S 4th St Forest City, IA 50436, 641- 585-1360

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – IOWA

The Iowa food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Iowa Department of Human Services Hoover State Office Bldg. 1305 E. Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50319-0114 Phone: 1-800-972-2017;

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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