• 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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Des Moines Community Action Agency / Red Rock Area Community Action Program


The Des Moines City Council has authorized the negotiation of an agreement that would move the services being provided to the residents of the City by the Des Moines Community Action Agency to the Red Rock Area Community Action Program.  Red Rock is a private non-profit community action agency which currently serves Polk County (non-Des Moines residents) along with Boone, Jasper, Marion and Warren counties. Des Moines Community Action Agency serves residents of the City of Des Moines with programs that assist low-income families such as LIHEAP or energy assistance, financial education, and food pantry, to name a few. 


A public informational meeting was held on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Park Fair Mall. You may still express your opinion at dm.caa@dmgov.org


For additional information, see the DMCAA Letter to the Public.