IMPACT Community Action

Addresses the needs of low income and disadvantaged residents of Jasper County. Includes: homeless prevention, low income home energy assistance, food vouchers, emergency crisis intervention, emergency rent and utility assistance, low cost weatherization, senior living program, and legal aid.

115 N 2nd Ave. E, Suite A
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-791-2609


Fax: 641-792-3512

United Way of Jasper County

Provides financial assistance to a variety of health and human service programs assisting Jasper County citizens.

312 1st Ave. W
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-792-1684


Fax: 641-792-0169


Department of Human Services (DHS)

Provides assistance with child care, nursing facilities and waiver programs. Determines eligibility for programs includes food assistance, family investment, and Medicaid for families, children, elderly and disabled individuals.

115 N 2nd Ave. E, Suite H
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-792-1955


Fax: 641-792-5830

IMPACT Community Action Partnership

Formerly Red Rock Area Community Action Program—RRACAP)
Provides utility assistance, home maintenance and transportation services for low income families. Also personal pantry that allows clients to access basic hygiene and cleaning supplies every 30 days.

Hours: Mon.–Fri. 8:30am–4:30pm

115 N 2nd Ave. E
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-791-2609


Fax: 641-787-1302

Care for Yourself

Provides free mammograms, pap tests, breast and cervical diagnostic testing, and one yearly office visit to women ages 40 to 64 who are uninsured or underinsured or women who have breast cancer symptoms.

Phone: 515-286-2095

Jasper County Community Services—General Assistance

Serves low income residents of Jasper County. Includes: interim assistance for individuals applying for Social Security Disability, crisis funds to avoid utility disconnect or eviction, and a one-time fill for certain medications.

115 N 2nd Ave. E
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-791-2609


Fax: 641-787-1302

Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. (MICA)

MICA’s foundational programs include: Early Head Start; Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Maternal and Child Health; Weatherization; Energy Assistance, and Family Development.

1001 S 18th Ave
Marshalltown, IA 50158

Phone: 641-752-7162


Fax: 641-752-9724

Salvation Army

Provides emergency assistance with rent and utilities for low-income residents of Jasper County who have received utility disconnects or rental evictions. It also offers emergency overnight accommodations, prescriptions, food, clothing and household assistance.

301 N 2nd Ave E
Newton, IA 50208

Phone: 641-792-6131

Fax: 641-792-5427

United Way’s 221 Service

Helpline that connects anyone with local support and resources. This is a free and confidential service, available 24/7.

Phone: 211


Text Zip code to 898211

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(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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