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
Multicultural Reception at the downtown Des Moines Marriott
Thursday, May 28, 2015 17:00 PM
Ida Grove WIC Clinic
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
DCAA Commission Meeting
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 8:30 AM
ICAA Annual Training Conference
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
FISCAL Subgroup Meeting @ ICAA Conference
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 8:30 AM

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.

Iowa Disaster Declaration & Individual Grant Funds

2015 Training Conference ICAA Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps


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Thank You To Our Gold Sponsors:

United Healthcare Community & State:  UHCcommunityandstate.com

Thank You To Our Bronze Sponsors:

Amerihealth Caritas:  AmerihealthCaritas.com

Iowa Solutions:  IowaSolutions.com

Magellan Complete Care:  MagellanHealth.com

THO Software:  THOsoftware.com

Thank You To Our Program Sponsors:

Alliant Energy:  AlliantEnergy.com

Benefits, Inc: abcbenefitsolutions.com

Hacker, Nelson & Co., P.C.: HackerNelson.com

Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral: IowaCCRR.org

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Law: ShuttleworthLaw.com

Recent Reports and Additional Resources


Learn About the War on Poverty

How Ending Poverty WIll Save America Money

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Heartland RPIC

Regional Performance and Innovation Consortium

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Evidence-Based, Evidence-Informed Resources

ICAA is part of the Region VII Regional Performance and Innovation Consortium (RPIC)

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Public Allies Iowa AmeriCorps

Everyone Leads

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Connect with Iowa Community Action on Facebook

Iowa Community Action Association Official Facebook Page:  Facebook.com/IowaCAA