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

Educating, advocating for, and connecting Community Action Agencies to amplify a unified voice in service of Iowans facing economic hardship.

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 Agencies 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.


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

Our 2023 Impact

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

Agencies across the state of Iowa
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Money raised for Embrace Iowa Program
Families served through the FaDSS program
Families who received financial support through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Families reduced their heating costs through Weatherization programs

Upcoming Events

  • June 3 - June 6

    2024 Region VII Head Start Annual Conference

    Plan to join peers and colleagues as we come together and experience an interactive collaborative week of professional development opportunities with sessions designed to promote innovation, develop capacity for shared/inclusive

  • June 4 - June 6

    CAPLAW Conference

    Register Here The 2024 CAPLAW National Training Conference will take place at the Loews Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. Join us June 4-6 to learn, be inspired, and connect with

  • June 12 - June 13

    IWAC Retreat & Subgroup Meeting

    The Iowa Weatherization Association of Coordinators (IWAC) Subgroup will hold a retreat on June 12th and 13th at Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, IA. A Subgroup Meeting will be held

  • July 9 - July 12

    2024 Wipfli National Training Conference: Stronger to Serve

    This year’s conference, taking place July 9-12 in Las Vegas, will leave you enriched, energized and smarter in the ways you serve your organization and community. In addition to invaluable

  • July 24 - July 25

    ICAA Conference: Spark – A Summit for Good

    Save-the-Date More details forthcoming

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