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Free Clothing & Necessities In anamosa, IA And Vicinity

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United Methodist Church


Contact
201 S Ford St
Anamosa, IA 52205
(319) 462-3951


Description
Provides Clothing To Those In Need.

Hours
Thu 10 am-1 pm

Eligibility
Open to anyone

Documents Required
None

Area Served
Jones County

First United Methodist Mechanicsville


Contact
307 E 1st St
Mechanicsville, IA 52306
(563) 432-7716


Description
FOOD PANTRY: Provides food and personal products

PERSONAL PRODUCTS: Provides personal products for those in need

Hours
Second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6 pm-7:30 pm,fourth Saturday of the month at 9 am-10 am

Area Served
Cedar County

South East Linn Community Center


Contact
108 S Washington St
Lisbon, IA 52253
(319) 455-2844


Description
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: Visiting nurses come to the community center every month to check senior's blood pressure and discuss any concerns that they may have No appointment necessary Also, every 3 months the nurses will trim toenails as long as the senior bring their own supplies

CLOTHING CLOSET: Carries clothes for all ages and both male and female

COATS FOR KIDS: Donations of gently used and new winter coats are collected and distributed to children that need them One time a year program

DAILY ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS: At least one activity is offered at the center every day Activities may include cards, bingo, exercise, etc

EXERCISE GROUP: A group of seniors but, all ages are welcome, have an exercise class every Tuesday and Friday morning A variety of exercise options are presented by a qualified instructor Pre-registration is not necessary

FOOD PANTRY: Participants receive a supplemental supply of groceries on a weekly basis The amount of food is dependant on household size Delivery is available to those seniors who are homebound Emergency food assistance is also available

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE: Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets are distributed as well as an Adopt a Need Family program

HOME DELIVERED MEALS: Home-delivery of hot nutritious meals delivered to homebound persons 60 years of age or older. Cost is $3 Special diets also served at doctor's request

KIDS SUMMER CRAFTS PROGRAM: Held in conjunction with the City of Lisbon, this is a terrific activity for children in Lisbon to participate in during the summer

SCHOOL SUPPLIES: School supplies are distributed to families in need to properly send their children off to their first day of school with the materials they need

SENIOR DINNING: Coordination of nutritious meals and socialization for seniors and senior activities. Special diets also served at doctor's request Meals are served at noon Sunday through Friday: must be 60 years of age or older, contribution of $2.75 for people or 60 and $3.50 for people under 60

SENIOR TRANSPORTATION: The transportation services will take persons over 60 to their destination as long as it is within the area served, which is 25 miles one-way for personal services. A two-day advanced reservation is required. Will transport to Cedar Rapids and Iowa City

SWIMMIMG POOL PASSES: Free pool passes to Mount Vernon's Public Pool provided to those families in need

UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Financial help with a back payment to prevent utility shut-off can be received when funds are available

Hours
Mon-Fri 8 am-3 pm,Home delivered meal hours are 10 am-2 pm

Area Served
Linn County

First Presbyterian Church


Contact
802 12th St
Marion, IA 52302
(319) 377-7309


Description
CLOTHING DONATIONS: Accepts clothing donations

FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency supply of food and evaluates for continued access of the pantry.

HELPING HANDS STOREROOM: Provides clothing, blankets, quilts and baby layettes Must have a written referral from an agency, social worker, food pantry, school or clergy.

Hours
Tue, Thu 1 pm-3 pm;

Area Served
Linn County

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Birthright of Cedar Rapids


Contact
375 Collins NE Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-3251


Description
BABY CLOTHING: Provides baby welcome baskets for clients

NON PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING: Provides friendship and emotional support

CLOTHING DONATIONS: Accepts baby clothing donations (call for a complete list)

MATERNITY CLOTHING: One $30 voucher per client

PREGNANCY TEST: Free pregnancy test

Hours
Mon - Tue 10 am-8 pm, Wed - Fri 10 am-4 pm, some Saturdays 10 am-1 pm, Call first to check current hours

Area Served
Linn County

American Red Cross


Contact
6300 Rockwell NE Dr
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-3500


Description
ARMED FORCES EMERGENCY SERVICES: Assists active military personnel, their families and dependents in times of crisis or other family emergency situations Provides 24 hour communication between immediate family and military personnel for emergency situations and provides problem solving assistance for military and their families

BABYSITTER'S TRAINING COURSE a program for youth ages 11 to 15 years old the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Combining video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience, Babysitter's Training teaches youth how to:
* Respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care
* Make decisions under pressure
* Communicate with parents to learn household rules
* Recognize safety and hygiene issues
* Manage young children
* Feed, diaper and care for infants
* Start their babysitting business

COMMUNITY TELEPHONE SERVICES and UNITED WAY 2-1-1: Free counseling, information, and referral services to callers 24 hour telephone service to provide information and referral regarding community resources to those needing services Data base for multiple counties is maintained on a regular basis. www.211Iowa.com

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT (CISM): A program made up of dedicated, caring, and specially trained professionals who provide a comprehensive organized approach for the redirection and control of the harmful aspects of stress caused by a traumatic or critical incident such as: on the job injury or death, suicide, robbery, injury or death of child, fire, bomb threat, etc Services are provided to emergency services personnel

DISASTER SERVICES: Provides assistance to individuals and families affected by a natural disaster; sheltering, feeding, physical and mental health services are provided to those seeking refuge from a fire, hurricane or flood - or in the wake of a tornado, earthquake, or hazardous materials incident

HEALTH AND SAFETY: Offers classes and services include: First Aid, Adult, Child and Infant CPR, Babysitting, Pet First Aid, Universal Precautions, Lifeguarding, Water Safety and the annual Learn to Swim Program Tailored a program to meet the certification needs of all Childcare facilities Provide First Aid Stations for selected activities throughout Des Moines and the surrounding areas Facilitates the sale of and provide training for Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

HEALTH EDUCATION: Provides educational talks and demonstrations on: HIV/AIDS, Your Heart Matters, Workplace Violence Awareness, Protect Your Back, Ergonomics, Managing Stress, Avian Flu 101, HIV/AIDS, and Slips Trips and Falls

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES: Includes the International Tracing and Restoring Family Links Program, as well as education on Humanity in the Midst of War (Geneva Conventions)

PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Speakers are available to tell you about the programs and services of local chapter Accepts volunteers

SAFE AND WELL: Provides a resource for persons looking for loved ones during a disaster. Contact the American Red Cross Response Center with any questions https://safeandwell.communityos.org

VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Department coordinates the many aspects of volunteer development, including recruitment, interviewing, placement, orientation and training

Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Disaster Services Mon-Sun 24 hours

Area Served
Linn County

Harambee House


Contact
404 17th SE St
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
(319) 366-1408


Description
Provides Clothing For Adults And Children.

Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30-11:30 and 1:30-4:30

Eligibility
Any families with unmet basic needs

Documents Required
None

Area Served
Linn County

Families Helping Families of Iowa, Inc.


Contact
3516 Center Point NE Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 294-9706


Description
Provides Gently Used Clothing, Infant Supplies, Shoes, Coats, Diapers (when Available) To Children And Youth Involved In Foster Care.

Hours
Mon-Fri 8 am-3 pm, Sun 1 pm-3 pm

Eligibility
Must be in foster care, kinship care, residential treatment or a suitable other placement. Foster families, newborn-18 years of age

Documents Required
None

Area Served
Linn County

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Va Us Department Of Veterans Affairs Community Resource & Referral Center


Contact
1533 1st SE Ave
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 365-0898


Description
Provides Clothes To Veterans In Need.

Hours
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Eligibility
Veterans that are homeless or at risk of losing their home, all services are for VA eligibile Veterans

Documents Required
Discharge papers (DD214) or VA ID Card

Area Served
Linn County

Bridgehaven Pregnancy Support Center


Contact
701 Center Point NE Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 364-8967


Description
EARN WHILE YOU LEARN PROGRAM: Pregnant and parenting clients take empowering classes in key areas such as family relationships, career skills, emotional health, physical health, financial stability, and spirituality. Classes are designed to help clients grow personally and move toward independence. By attending class, clients earn weekly assistance of basic needs items like food, clothing, diapers, and formula. They also earn yearly benefits of holiday food boxes and Christmas gifts for their children by attending class 60% of the year

PARENTING SKILLS CLASS: Family relationships classes are part of Bridgehaven's Earn While You Learn Program Classes include parenting from before birth with prenatal classes, baby care, school age children, and parenting teens .Every week when clients attend class, they earn help with food, diapers, and formula Clients also earn holiday food boxes and Christmas gifts by consistent attendance over the year

POST-ABORTION RECOVERY: Trained facilitators guide women through a 10-week faith-based recovery study that provides support and grief resolution for women who have had an abortion Confidential group process or in a one-on-one setting for women

PREGNANCY SERVICES: Provides free pregnancy testing and ultrasounds for pregnancy confirmation and dating options, discussion with client advocate;; post-abortion counseling and support; community referrals

SEX EDUCATION PROGRAM: Includes a peer-to-peer mentoring program involving students high school and college students who speak to the risks and consequences of sexual activity and the benefits of sexual integrity; and customized presentations to community and faith based groups

SEXUAL INTEGRITY PROGRAMS: Interactive large and small group presentations, workshops, and panel discussions providing age-appropriate, factual, and medically-accurate information to public and private schools, parent groups, and community groups.

SUPPORT GROUP: Support Groups for at-risk pregnant and/or parenting students

TREASURES RESALE SHOP: Open to the public this is a store carrying household items, clothing, toys, seasonal decorations, baby items, and various other items at inexpensive prices All proceeds go to Brudgehaven. Open Saturdays 10 am-2 pm


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Persons are needed for various volunteer opportunities such as mentoring and educating youth and young adults about sexual integrity, client advocacy for women facing unplanned pregnancies, teaching life skills classes, assisting clients with material assistance, serving in childcare, administrative support, building maintenance, and working at Treasurer's resale shop

Hours
Mon, Thu 10 am-7 pm,Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am-5 pm, Treasures Resale Shop Sat 10 am- 2 pm

Area Served
Linn County

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