• Holiday Food Project

    The Holiday Food Project helps to provide a 3-5 day supply of nonperishable food items plus a $20.00 gift certificate to a local grocery for purchasing fresh produce and meat. Our goal is to serve 1,000 families in December. We accept donations for this project year-round.

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  • Bank On Central Iowa

    Bank On Central Iowa program is a national model for promoting access to mainstream financial services, supporting working families, and strengthening local economies. It connects people without bank accounts to affordable financial services including checking, savings, and financial education opportunities.

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  • Personal Pantry

    The personal pantry program assists families ensure clean homes, health, and wellbeing by providing cleaning and personal hygiene products. Donations are accepted year-round.

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Community Action Agency
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Des Moines Community Action Agency

The Community Action Agency Division provides services to low-income families in Des Moines through programs such as energy assistance, parks scholarships, personal pantry, and weatherization.

Des Moines Community Action Agency Office

Municipal Housing Agency
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Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency

The DMMHA provides rental assistance to qualified low/moderate-income individuals and families through the Public Housing and Section 8 Programs. Additionally, DMMHA administers a self-sufficiency and homeownership program for participants.

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DMMHA Property for Sale

Currently, the DMMHA is in the process of disposing of (selling) our scattered-site, single family units.