We’re glad you’re visiting Waukee Area Christian Services (WACS) and welcome to our website. Whether you’re in need of assistance or you want to give back to our wonderful community, this website will serve as a helpful guide to get you started.
NEW Clothing Closet service as of 4/1/2022: We are excited to offer our clients the opportunity to now shop once a month for children’s clothing (ages 4-14) during our regular open hours.
We welcome your new and like-new kids clothing donations at our offsite donation processing center located at the SIDE DOOR of Burn Boot Camp, 650 Ashworth, Waukee on Mondays from 1:30-4:30pm and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30pm.
Look for more information to come soon.
At WACS we utilize the term “clients” when referring to individuals/families who are in need of assistance. Information on the various forms of assistance available is found under Client Services.
Food Pantry: Available assistance and hours of operation
Health Clinic: Available assistance and hours of operation
Community Garden: Fresh produce from our own on-site garden
Seasonal Programs: Special programs throughout the year
Children: Special opportunities for youth
Additional Resources: Client resources outside of our scope of services
Donations and Volunteers
Community support is critical to our ability to serve those who need it most in Dallas County. That support comes in many forms—monetary donations, food/household donations, and service. Information on the various ways you can support WACS is found under Get Involved.
Donate: Areas of focus for donations
Volunteer: Opportunities to signup and serve
Food Drives: Information on hosting a food drive
Seasonal Drives: Holiday and back-to-school events
Monday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
NW entrance of Westview Church
1155 S.E. Boone Drive
Waukee, IA 50263
What is Food Insecurity
Food insecurity is defined as not always having enough food or access to healthy food options, which can lead to hunger. Families may become insecure at any time, and it is often not permanent, but can have lasting effects.
Who Does it Affect in Dallas County?
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Waukee Area Christian Services does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, political beliefs, religion, sexual orientation, or age in the administration of its employment, admissions policies or other agency-administered programs. Attendance at religious services is not required to receive services.