Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc Fort Dodge
900 Central Avenue
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Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Class of Housing/Services: Outreach Assistance
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm M-F
Webster County Outreach Center Some Programs and Services Offered Include: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - supplemental help for winter heating bills - November 1st through April 30th
LIHEAP Crisis Assistance - Assistance available in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair. Upon availability of funding, furnace repair or replacement is available to homeowners.
Weatherization - Assistance with stopping infiltration of cold air into a home. Can include caulking, weather stripping and attic insulation.
Chore Service - Funds chores for income eligible applicants age 60 and older. Sponsored by Elderbridge Agency on Aging.
Baby's Room - Provides clothing and supplies for infants ages birth to two in partnership with St. Mark's Episcopal Church.
Birth Certificate Assistance - Availability of funding for Birth Certificate assistance.
Laundry Assistance - Availability of funding for Laundry Assistance
Prescription Assistance - Availability of funding for prescription assistance.
Transportation Assistance - Transportation assistance for doctor's appointments.
Wheels to Work - Vehicles for qualified individuals who are working or attending school. Program is offered based upon availability of donated vehicles. Partners include United Way of Greater Fort Dodge and Fort Dodge Ford.
Minor Automobile Repair - Minor car repairs for individuals who are working or attending school. Must have driver's license and proof of insurance.
Referral Services- Information on a wide variety of services available for those faced with situations they find difficult to solve.
Client Advocacy - Assistance when help is needed with providers, organizations or difficult situations.
Budget Counseling - Help for those experiencing difficulty managing their financial obligations.
Special Projects - Christmas program, Back to School Bash, new hats and gloves, Golf Outing, Garage Sale, Senior Fair, Bikes for Tikes, and more based on need and availability.
How To Volunteer at Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc Fort Dodge:
Be a volunteer. Call Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc Fort Dodge at 515-576-7774 for current volunteer work opportunities.
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In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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