Library Reopening with Limited, In-Person Services

All Des Moines Public Library locations will reopen for some in-person services on a limited basis on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Go HERE for all the details about our new hours, services, and offerings at each DMPL location

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
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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