The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers adult education and employment support services through their Tom Varilek Education Center. They serve adult students who need to improve their basic reading, writing, and comprehension skills, as well as individuals who wish to take their High School Equivalency exam. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps to prepare individuals for future careers and to connect individuals to employment services.
St. Vincent de Paul offers social services at their thrift store. Clothing is available to anyone who needs clothes for themselves or their family. The program is available daily and an appointment is required.
A food pantry is operated through a partnership with Hunger Free Polk County and the Board of Supervisors. Appointments can be scheduled for the current day in the thrift store, or for the following day over the phone.
Furniture is made available at a significant discount on a case by case basis, depending on availability and need.
- Clothing Closet
- Food Pantry
- Furniture (discounted)
- Iowa DOT approved testing location for written test
In order to make an appointment please contact Social Services staff. Appointments can be scheduled for the current day in the thrift store, or for the following day over the phone.
Bring social security cards for every member of the household, a photo ID for the head of the household.
Clothing Closet Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Food Pantry Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm; Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Appointment Needed: Yes
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