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

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).

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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. 

We are committed to helping low-income Iowans change their lives by breaking the cycle of poverty and removing the barriers to achieve self-sufficiency.


Current Happenings

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.   

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IWAC Subgroup Meeting
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Hawarden WIC Clinic
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
CAPLAW presents, Ins and Outs of the OMB Super Circular, Part II webinar
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 13:00 PM
Iowa-Illinois Safety Council's 61st Annual Professional Development Conference/E
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
IDEA Subgroup Meeting
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 13:00 PM