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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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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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
Prelude Logo
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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Bidwell Riverside Center
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Address:

1203 Hartford Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50315
United States

Phone:
515.244.6251

Clothing items are available for free (up to 15 items per month, per family member).

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 AM-3 PM

            Tuesday 10 AM-7 PM

            Thursday 10 AM-5 PM

            Saturday 9 AM-1 PM

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Bidwell-Riverside Center (DMARC)
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Address:

1203 SE Hartford Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Phone:
515.244.6251 ext 213

Provides individuals and families up to three days worth of food for free.

Hours: Monday, Tuesday 10 AM-7 PM

            Wednesday, Friday 10 AM-3 PM

            Thursday 10 AM-5 PM

            Saturday 9 AM-1 PM

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Bishop Dingham House
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Address:

1310 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Phone:
515.214.1030

Free groceries are distributed on Tuesday and Fridays at 3 PM. Canned goods available upon request.

Hours: Tuesday and Fridays at 3 PM