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Community Resources

Community Type
AFSC Iowa Immigrant Rights Program
American Friends Service Committee logo
Address:

4211 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Phone:
515.274.4851

Works with immigrants in Central Iowa to help build a sense of community so that new immigrants will be able to participate in the political processes in their communities.

Hours: Sunday-Saturday 8 AM-5 PM

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Al Exito
alexito
Phone:
515.480.0904

Provides Iowa Latinx middle and high school students with after-school programs to develop leadership skills along with college and career readiness.

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Alcoholics Anonymous (Central Office)
AA Logo
Address:

1620 Pleasant Street
Suite 228
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Phone:
515.282.8550, 1.800.207.2172

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 AM-3:35 PM, Wednesday 1 PM-6:45 PM

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Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline
Alcoholics Anonymous logo
Phone:
1.800.207.2172

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Hours: 24/7

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American Red Cross
American Red Cross logo
Phone:
1.877.272.7337

Provides disaster relief and recovery, post-emergency recovery, financial assistance, deployment support, veteran services, and community resource referrals.

Hours: 24/7

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Anawim Housing
Anawim Housing logo
Address:

1171 7th Street, Suite 1
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Phone:
515.244.8308

Provides subsidized rentals for eligible low- and moderate-income families and individuals as well as seniors in need of assisted living.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 AM-4:30 PM

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ArtForce Iowa
artforce
Address:

600 Holcomb Avenue #3
Des Moines , IA 50313
United States

Phone:
515.777.3182

Artist Mentors spend quality time with struggling youth to encourage creative self-expression, work skills development, and advocacy in a safe supportive community.

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ASK Family Resource Center
ASK Resource Center
Address:

5665 Greendale Road, Suite D
Johnston, IA 50131
United States

Phone:
515.243.1713

ASK (Access for Special Kids) Resource Center is a parent training, information, and advocacy center for families of children with special needs across the state of Iowa.

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Beacon of Life
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Address:

1717 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Phone:
515.244.4713

Provides intensive case management, substance abuse assessment, in-house AA meetings, and a sober living environment.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 AM-4 PM

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Beacon of Life
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Address:

1717 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Phone:
515.244.4713

Provides transitional housing with supportive services in a structured environment exclusive to women.

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Bernie Lorenz Recovery
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Phone:
515.262.0349

Offers a home-like, substance-free living environment for women who have completed primary treatment and are preparing themselves to live independent, successful lives, free of substance use.

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