Des Moines

1420 Mulberry St, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5152845719 | Fax 5158831692


Program: Community Meal

Services:

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No


Program: Clothing Closet

The closet has clothes for adult men and women of all sizes as well as warmer clothing and winter accessories during cold weather.

Services:

  • Clothing

Eligibility:

The clothing closet is open to anyone in the community in need of clothes.

Intake Process:

Contact Melissa Gradischnig at (515) 564-5752 or melissag@centraliowashelter.org for more information.

Hours:

Call for daily schedule

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


This is a Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) food panty. People seeking assistance can visit one of the DMARC food pantries to receive a three-day supply of food once per month. Pantry open hours vary. Please visit dmarcunited.org/food/pantry-locations for the most up-to-date schedules.

IMPACT's Boone, Drake and Ankeny Food Pantries also have 'Anytime Shelves'. ‘Anytime’ items will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis on shelving located outside the office doors. Individuals do not need to call or speak with a staff member to use the anytime shelves. Items vary daily.

Services:

  • A 3-day supply of food

Eligibility:

All families in need of food are able to receive it at any IMPACT food pantries. Households may access this service once per calendar month.

Intake Process:

Provide a photo ID for the head of household and other identification for every member of the family. Some pantries may request a current piece of mail which includes your name and primary address.

Call 515-518-4770 to place a food pantry order. Individuals will have two options for collecting their food pantry order.

  • Pick-Up: Collect the food packages at the Drake or Boone food pantries. Staff will place the food pantry package at a safe social distance to retrieve.
  • Delivery: Polk County residents can choose to have their food pantry package delivered to their home. During the phone intake select a delivery time that works best, up to a week in advance.

Hours:

Office hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Program: Shelter

Emergency shelter seeks to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing free and temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations. Central Iowa Shelter & Services is committed to providing low-barrier shelter at no cost to clients, meaning that those people that would be turned away at other shelters can come to CISS to get services.

Services:

  • Shelter bed
  • Meals
  • Case management
  • Health and wellness programming
  • Educational opportunities

Eligibility:

Any homeless person over the age of 18.

Intake Process:

Call local office for more information

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website