Polk County

Organization
City, State, Zip
Phone
Description
Type of Assistance
Anawim Housing
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-244-8308
Provides low income housing and supportive services
Rental Housing, Permanent Supportive Housing
Annie's House Transitional Housing
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-779-4599
Provides transitional housing for women
Transitional Housing
Beacon of Life Transitional Housing
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-244-4713
Provides transitional housing for women
Transitional Housing
Catholic Charities Emergency Family Shelter
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-1235
Provides shelter and case management to families with small children
Emergency Shelter
Central Iowa Shelter and Services
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-284-5719
Provides shelter and support services for those experiencing homelessness
Emergency Shelter
Citizens for Community Improvement
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-255-0800
Provides counseling and homeownership classes for home buyers
Resources
CommonBond Communities
St. Paul, MN 55116
651-291-1750
Provides low income housing
Rental Housing
Community Housing Initiatives (CHI)
Spencer, IA 51301
712-262-5965
Provides low income housing
Rental Housing
Creative Vision Human Development Institute
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-244-4003
Provides daily meals (M-Th & Sun), weekly health clinic (Wed), and traffic safety classes
Other
Cross Ministries
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-279-9998
Provides assistance with rent/mortgage, deposits, and utilities
Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance
Des Moines Municipal Housing Agency
Des Moines, IA 50313
515-323-8950
Provides low income housing
Rental Housing, Rent Assistance
Drake Legal Clinic
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-271-3851
Provides access to legal services for low income families/individuals
Legal
Family Promise of Greater Des Moines
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-277-7051
Provides emergency shelter to families
Emergency Shelter
Family Violence Center
Undisclosed Location
515-243-6147
Provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence
Emergency Shelter
Four Oaks Family Living Center
West Des Moines, IA 50265
515-261-3719
Provides transitional housing for families with small children
Transitional Housing
Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-471-8686
Provides building and renovation of homes, financial education, makes available affordable mortgage financing, and completes homeowner occupied repairs
Repair, New Construction
Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-309-0224
Provides household goods and building materials
Other
Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Urbandale, IA 50322
515-309-0224
Provides household goods and building materials
Other
HIV Housing Assistance Program
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-284-0245
Provides housing assistance for persons living with HIV/AIDS
Rent Assistance
HOME, Inc.
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-243-1277
Provides building and repairing of houses along with rental and home ownership counseling
Repair, New Construction, Resources
Hansen House of Hospitality
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-0549
Provides shelter for men recently released from prison
Emergency Shelter
Harbor of Hope Mission
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-244-0370
Provides transitional housing for men
Transitional Housing
Hatch Development Group
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-243-4675
Provides affordable housing options
Rental Housing
Hawthorn Hill
Des Moines, IA 50312
515-243-7456
Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and assistance with finding permanent housing
Emergency Shelter, Transitional Hosuing
Hope Center for Women and Children
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-264-0144
Provides emergency shelter and transitional housing
Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing
Hope Ministries Bethel Mission
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-244-5445
Provides emergency shelter for men
Emergency Shelter
Hope Ministries Door of Faith
Des Moines, IA 50315
515-974-0545
Provides transitional housing for men
Transitional Housing
House of Mercy
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-643-6500
Provides transitional housing and case management for women with or without children
Transitional Housing
IMPACT Community Action Partnership
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-274-1334
Provides assistance with utility costs
Utility Assistance
Iowa Homeless Youth Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-883-2379
Provides shelter for youth ages 16-21 and transitional housing for parenting or pregnant women ages 16-25
Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing
Joppa
Des Moines, IA 50309
866-288-5699
Provides new home construction and transitional housing
Transitional Housing, Resources
Mainstream Living
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-243-8115
Provides permanent supportive housing for single women and people with disabilities
Permanent Supportive Housing
Metro Home Improvement Program
West Des Moines, IA 50265
515-273-0770
Provides essential home repairs in 9 metro areas
Repair
Neighborhood Finance Corporation
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-246-0010
Provides loans for home purchases and repairs
Lender
Newbury Management Company
West Des Moines, IA 50265
515-698-9700
Provides low income housing
Rental Housing
Oakridge Neighborhood Association
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-244-7702
Provides low income housing
Rental Housing
Polk County Centralized Intake; Homeless Outreach & Advocacy
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-248-1850
Provides homeless resources and referral. A FIRST PLACE TO CALL IN POLK COUNTY
Emergency Shelter, Resources
Polk County General Assistance
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-286-2088
Provides financial assistance for necessary services such as rent and utilities in an emergency
Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance
Polk County Health Department
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-286-2115
Provides affordable replacement of lead-based paint
Repair
Polk County Public Works
Des Moines, IA 50313
515-875-5566
Provides assistance with housing rehab, emergency repair, and weatherization
Repair, Weatherization
Polk County Veterans Affairs
Des Moines, IA 50310
515-286-3670
Provides rental assistance, assistance applying for loans, assistance finding housing/shelter, and utility assistance
Emergency Shelter, Rental Housing, Utility Assistance, Rent Assistance
Proteus, Inc
Des Moines, IA 50310
1-800-372-6031
Provides assistance in financial emergencies to mainly non-english speaking individuals/families
Lender
Rebuilding Together
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-284-7403
Provides home repairs
Repair
Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa
Ames, IA 50010
515-244-7702
Provides housing training and resources
Resources
Salvation Army
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-3422
Provides financial assistance for rent and utilities
Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance
St Benedict Mission
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-244-2986
Provides financial assistance for rent and utilities
Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance
St Vincent de Paul
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-282-8327
Provides financial assistance for rent and utilities
Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance
USDA-Rural Development
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-284-4663
Provides loans, grants, and loan guarantees for individuals and businesses to assisst with affordable housing
Lender
USDA-Rural Development - Area 6 - Indianola Area Office
Indianola, IA 50125
515-961-5363, Ext. 4
Provides loans, grants, and loan guarantees for individuals and businesses to assisst with affordable housing
Lender
Urban Dreams
Des Moines, IA 50314
515-288-4742
Provides resources and referrals for those seeking shelter
Emergency Shelter
West Des Moines Human Services
West Des Moines, IA 50265
515-222-3660
Provides weatherization and emergency assistance for rent, mortgage, and utilities
Rent Assistance, Utility Assistance, Weatherization
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-288-2424
Provides transitional housing for men
Transitional Housing
Youth Emergency Services and Shelter
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-282-9377
Provides shelter for youth ages 17 and under
Emergency Shelter

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