ICAA addresses the needs of the low income and disadvantaged citizens of Iowa and provides services that enhance the capacity of the community action network and encourage the professional development of its members.

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Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp Operation: New View Community Action Agency Operation Threshold North Iowa Community Action Organization Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. Mid-Sioux Opportunity Community Action Agency of Siouxland West Central Community Action New Opportunities, Inc. MATURA Action Corporation South Central Iowa Community Action Program Des Moines Community Action Agency Red Rock Area Community Action Program Mid-Iowa Community Action Hawkeye Area Community Action Program Community Action of Eastern Iowa Community Action of Southeast Iowa Southern Iowa Economic Development Association
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Last year 1,905 Iowa families reduced their heating costs through weatherization programs, and 14,363 families received financial support for emergency energy assistance (Read More).

Disaster Guidelines
Poverty Guidelines
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Child & Adult Care Food Program Newsletter
Friday, November 21, 2014
Mid-Sioux November Newsletter
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Mid-Sioux’s 6th Annual Mitten Campaign
Monday, November 10, 2014
Video Request for Proposal
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Mid-Sioux October Newsletter
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Office Closed
Friday, November 28, 2014
Youth Mental Health First Aid training in Mason City
Monday, December 1, 2014 8:00 AM
Ida Grove WIC Clinic
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
BoardSource presents, Nonprofit Board Service: A Meaningful Way to Develop Profe
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Cherokee WIC Clinic
Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Welcome to Iowa Community Action Association (ICAA)

Iowa’s Community Action Agencies are locally-based private, non-profit organizations that network with a wide-array of local organizations to enhance the opportunities for low-income Iowans (children and families) to meet basic needs and develop their own capacity to do so. 

Mission
To be a forceful advocate in support of policies and services that address the needs of individuals and families striving for economic security.

Vision  Iowa Community Action is the premier force ensuring those with less achieve more.



Legislative News & Updates

Many people talk about raising the minimum wage.  Alicia, who testified Wednesday to the United States Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, gives a personal and powerful explanation describing the choices she makes as a working mother who relies upon the minimum wage.   

Iowa fast food worker testifies about minimum wage


Recent Reports and Additional Resources

    

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Child & Adult Care Food Program Newsletter
Friday, November 21, 2014
Mid-Sioux November Newsletter
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Mid-Sioux’s 6th Annual Mitten Campaign
Monday, November 10, 2014
Video Request for Proposal
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Mid-Sioux October Newsletter
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
VIEW CALENDAR »
Office Closed
Friday, November 28, 2014
Youth Mental Health First Aid training in Mason City
Monday, December 1, 2014 8:00 AM
Ida Grove WIC Clinic
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
BoardSource presents, Nonprofit Board Service: A Meaningful Way to Develop Profe
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Cherokee WIC Clinic
Wednesday, December 3, 2014