• 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.


    More info

  • 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.


    To donate

Community Action Agency

Des Moines Community Action Agency (Community Services) works with low-income residents to provide crisis assistance and provide some tools to help low-income residents gain personal and economic self-sufficiency. Most low-income programs are available to households with annual gross income meeting 150% of federal poverty guidelines.

Contact Information

Des Moines

Community Action Agency

1618 Sixth Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50314


Phone: (515) 248-6216






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