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Clothing

Hope Chest Thrift Store

Low cost household and clothing items

1003 N 18th St
Centerville, IA 52544

Website: https://newhopeministrycc.org/counseling-center-menu/hope-chest-thrift-store/

Phone: 641-437-4900


Second Time Around

Low cost household and clothing items.

110 W Jackson St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-437-7355

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TencosSecondTimeAround


Goodwill—Ottumwa

Low cost household and clothing items.

850 N Quincy Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Website: goodwill.org

Phone: 641-682-4704


Food & Nutrition

APC Food Pantry

Available to citizens of Appanoose County. Must meet income guidelines for emergency food assistance and provide proof of income, Social Security card, & ID.
Fridays at 1:00pm.

Apostolic Pentecostal Church
1307 W. Washington St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Website: https://www.centervilleapc.com/

Phone: 641-856-8244


Appanoose County Lord’s Cupboard

Food Pantry

417 N 12th St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-3547 or 641-895-7646


Centerville Senior Center

Milestones Area Agency on Aging—Congregate Meal Site & Home Delivered Meals
922 W State St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-8627


Indian Hills Community College

Food Assistance Employment & Training Program. Both campuses have a food pantry available to students.

Ottumwa Campus
525 Grandview Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone: 641-683-5131

Website: http://www.indianhills.edu/

Centerville Campus
721 N 1st St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-2143
Toll Free: 800-670-3641


Iowa Department of Human Services—Food Assistance Application

Can pick up paper applications at Appanoose County Public Health – 209 E. Jackson Street Centerville, IA.

Mail or Fax Application to:

Imaging Center 4
PO Box 2027
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Phone: 319-892-6700 or 866-534-3112

Website: https://dhs.iowa.gov/food-assistance

Fax: 515-564-4017

Apply online:https://secureapp.dhs.state.ia.us/oasis/OASIS0100.aspx

PDF Application: https://www.dhs.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/470-0462.pdf?082220192134


Women, Infant & Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

For children 0–5 years old and women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby. This program provides nutritional education and checks to families to purchase baby formula, milk, eggs and other healthy foods. (American Home Findings manages this program for Appanoose County).

Main Office
333 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone: 641-682-8784
Toll Free: 800-452-1098

WIC Clinic Location
River Hills Community Health Center
1015 N 18th St., Suite C
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-680-2001


General

Appanoose County General Assistance Office

Limited financial assistance for eligible (poor or in need) citizens of Appanoose County.

209 E. Jackson, St., PO Box 271
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-7431


Appanoose County Community Services/South Central Behavioral Health Region

Limited financial assistance for eligible persons in Appanoose County with a mental health diagnosis.

209 E. Jackson St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-2085

Email: stephanie.koch@scbhr.net

Website: http://scbhr.org/

Fax: 641-856-4007


Department of Human Services (Appanoose County)

Offers child and adult protective services, alternate living, state assistance.
*By appointment only—served by the Ottumwa DHS office

209 E. Jackson St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-682-8793

Website: https://dhs.iowa.gov/


Sieda Community Action

Provides utility assistance and home weatherization for low-income families.

111 N Main St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-8437

Website: https://www.sieda.org/


Social Security Administration

2429 Northgate St., Suite A
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone: 866-964-7394

Website: https://www.ssa.gov/

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