ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Assistance Programs

Our mission is to serve your immediate needs and connect you with additional resources in our community that can help you on your path to lifelong wellness.  Below you will find a list of these resources.

If you need help accessing services at WACS or the programs listed below, please contact us.

Iowa 2-1-1

There may be a time that you or someone you know needs help, but don’t know exactly what kind of assistance is available – let alone how to access it. 2-1-1 can assist by helping to clarify your personal situation and then utilize an extensive up-to-date database to determine the best resource(s) for you. 2-1-1 is a free, comprehensive information and referral system for Iowa residents.

Connect

Phone: 211
Website: 211iowa.org

Crisis Intervention and Advocacy Center

Servicing victims/survivors of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, homicide, violent crime and those experiencing homelessness. Services are free, voluntary, confidential, and available to all without discrimination.

Location

911 Court Street
Adel, IA 50003

Connect

Dallas County Phone: (515) 993-4095
24-Hour Toll-Free Crisis Line:
(800) 400-4884
Spanish Toll-Free Line:
(800) 550-0004
Website: supportingsurvivors.org

Dallas County General Relief

Residents in Dallas County facing a financial crisis may be eligible for emergency financial assistance for shelter, utilities, medical services or burial. Applications available online or call for availability.

Location

25747 N. Avenue, Suite D
Adel, IA 50003

Connect

Phone: (515) 993-1731
Toll-Free: (877) 286-3227
Website: dallascountyiowa.org

Dallas County Resource Directory

The Dallas County Resource Directory helps locate a variety of services, including financial assistance, medical care, housing, aging, child/parenting, substance abuse, mental health, and more.

Connect

Website: dallascountyiowa.org

hawk-i

Iowa offers hawk-i health care coverage for uninsured children of working families. No family pays more than $40 a month. Some families even pay nothing at all.

Connect

Phone: (800) 257-8563
Website: dhs.iowa.gov

Health Navigation – Dallas County

Health Navigators connect clients with resources to meet their needs, this may include assistance filling out paperwork, completing phone calls, and learning how to navigate the healthcare system. Navigators meet in-home or a location convenient for the client. 

Connect

Phone: (515) 993-3750
Website: dallascountyiowa.org 

InnerVisions Healthcare

InnerVisions Healthcare provides you with information and the confidential support so you can make an informed and empowered decision when it comes to unplanned pregnancy, abortion alternatives, STDs and more.

Location

1355 5oth Street, Suite 400
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Connect

Phone: (515) 440-2273
Text: (515) 783-1286
Website: innervisionshealthcare.org

Polk County General Assistance

General Assistance provides temporary assistance with basic and special needs to eligible Polk County residents. Individuals and families who are at risk due to a temporary crisis and/or a mental or physical incapacity and who meet income guidelines may be assisted.

Location

2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Connect

Phone: (515) 286-2088

Dallas County Closet

Visit Dallas County Closet if you live in Dallas County and are experiencing a financial hardship that is impacting your family’s ability to obtain necessary clothing items. Community families and businesses have provided an outlet where these can be obtained free of charge.

Location

43 Northeast Carefree Lane, Waukee, IA 50263

Connect

Website: dallascountycloset.com

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