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Strengthening Iowa’s communities by ensuring those with less achieve more.

Our mission is to be a forceful advocate in support of policies and services that address the needs of individuals and families striving for economic security.

 

Looking for Assistance?

Iowa Community Action Association provides resources and support to the 16 Community Action Agencies located in the state of Iowa. Click on the region to find an Iowa Community Action Agency near you.

Committed to Serve

Iowa Community Action is committed to serve the best interests of the poor, thereby serving the best interests of everyone. We are proud to offer training opportunities and have 16 different Community Action programs throughout the state.

Member Resources

Stay up to date with the latest helpful resources including webinars, articles and more.

Upcoming Trainings

Learn more about all of our programs for support the needs of individuals and families striving for economic security.

Advocate

 Iowa Community Action Association works with partners, member agencies, and legislators to improve Iowa’s communities.

Our 2021 Impact

We are proud to provide services to citizens in all of Iowa’s 99 counties.

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Families who received financial support through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
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Families reduced their heating costs through Weatherization programs

Upcoming Events

  • August 9 - August 15

    FFY 2022-2023 CSBG State Plan

    FFY 2022-2023 CSBG State Plan and Application subsections with attachments (revised CSBG allocation formula), and the public inspection and public hearing notice. Notice of Public Inspection and Public Hearing CSBG State Plan Subsections

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Happy State Fair, Iowa!
Have fun and stay safe!The Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa, & it kicks off today. Plan ahead and make a communications plan before you head to the fairgrounds. Know how you’ll contact one another & reconnect if separated. Establish a meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find. Also, check out these helpful links.

Iowa State Fairgrounds Map:
www.iowastatefair.org/visit/fairgrounds-map

Iowa State Fair FAQs:
www.iowastatefair.org/visit/frequently-asked-questions

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Happy State Fair, Iowa!
Have fun and stay safe!

The start to the new school year is around the corner! Is your child starting at a new school this year? Check out this resource from PBS for tips on how to prepare your child for a new school.

www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-prepare-your-child-for-a-new-school
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August is LIHEAP Action Month and ICAA recognizes and celebrates Iowa's Community Action Agencies that connect communities to energy assistance and advocate to protect this crucial lifeline.
Why is #LIHEAP so important? When home energy bills are more affordable, families are better able to meet basic needs like food, medicine, and safe, reliable housing. #ProtectLIHEAP #LIHEAPaction
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August is LIHEAP Action Month and ICAA recognizes and celebrates Iowas Community Action Agencies that connect communities to energy assistance and advocate to protect this crucial lifeline.
Why is #LIHEAP so important? When home energy bills are more affordable, families are better able to meet basic needs like food, medicine, and safe, reliable housing. #ProtectLIHEAP #LIHEAPaction
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