Community Action of Southeast Iowa (CAP)
Head Start & Child Development programs provide educational & social activities, nutritious meals and snacks and medical & dental benefits for low-income children ages three to five. Early Head Start provides similar services for children birth to three.
The Birth Through Three Program/Parents as Teachers in Des Moines County provides parent educators who provide in-home services for children from birth through three years of age.
Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is available to child care providers.
Energy Assistance Program helps low-income households pay a portion of their heating costs.
The Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC) provides medical and nutritional assessments, education and supplemental foods for pregnant women, breastfeeding and non-nursing mothers, infants and children up to 5 years old.
Family Development and Self-Sufficiency (FaDSS) Family Development Specialists work with participants to help them overcome obstacles while working toward self-sufficiency.
Weatherization helps homeowners and renters decrease their energy costs by inspecting and cleaning furnaces and insulating homes.
MAP (Medication Assistance Program) helps people with chronic conditions attain their prescription meds at no cost if they don’t have insurance to pay for them.
Open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.