Financial Assistance

 
 

The following is a list of organizations that can help provide assistance in situations of need.

Name Phone Number Notes
Cross Ministries (515) 279-9998  
Salvation Army (515) 282-3422  
St. Vincent DePaul (515) 282-8327  
General Relief/Emergency Assistance (515) 286-3702
(515) 286-2088
 
Bidwell/Riverside (515) 244-6251  
Childcare Resources (515) 286-3536  
Des Moines Hispanic Ministries (515) 283-2115  
Family Development/Self Sufficiency (515) 244-8961 When available
First Call for Help (515) 246-6555 Referrals
Iowa College Aid Commission (515) 581-3501  
Model City Community Center (515) 242-2721 Energy Assistance
Pioneer Columbus Community Center (515) 242-2721 Energy Assistance
Tiny Tot Family Outreach Center (515) 243-4212  
Jewish Federation & Community Services (515) 277-6321  
Friendship Baptist Center (515) 244-1701 Storage of home furnishings homeless
Community Voice Mail/Self Answering Service (515) 283-1867  
American Red Cross (515) 243-4054 Emergencies Only
Travelers Air/General Relief (515) 286-3702  
Downtown Children's Center (515) 243-6249  
Drake University Extension (800) 262-3804  
Southeast Community Services (515) 265-3644 Energy Assistance
Proteus (515) 244-5694
(800) 372-6031
 
Urban Dreams (515) 288-4742 Referrals
Baptist Mission (515) 289-2250 All Appliances