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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 reduced their heating costs through Weatherization programs

Upcoming Events

  • December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    ROMA Subgroup Meeting

    If you would like to receive the agenda once it is released please login to the Members Home tab. If you need assistance logging in contact Tiffany Keimig, tkeimig@iowacaa.org.

  • February 8, 2023 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

    NCAP Management & Leadership Training Conference

    NCAP’s 2023 Management & Leadership Training Conference, is taking place February 8-10 in beautiful New Orleans, LA! The Management and Leadership Training Conference (MLTC) is targeted to board and staff leaders at

  • June 27, 2023 @ 8:00 am - June 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

    CAPLAW National Training Conference

    The 2023 CAPLAW National Training Conference will take place at the Fairmont in the funky and vibrant city of Austin, Texas, June 27-29. Workshop tracks include: Governance Financial HR Programs

  • July 26, 2023 @ 8:00 am - July 27, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

    ICAA Conference

    Save-the-Date for ICAA’s annual training conference. A tentative precon session with Wipfli is planned for Tuesday, July 25th on the OMB Uniform Guidance. Conference venue TBD.

  • August 23, 2023 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

    National Community Action Partnership Convention

    Pre-Convention Training: August 21-22 Convention: August 23-25 Atlanta Marriott Marquis 256 Peachtree Center Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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Iowa Community Action Association will be closed for Thanksgiving!

The office is closed on November 24th and November 25th.

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Iowa Community Action Association will be closed for Thanksgiving!The office is closed on November 24th and November 25th.Wishing everyone a happy holiday 🍂

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The rate of poverty amongst veteran households is actually lower than that for non-veteran households (6.6% compared to 13%, according to measurements conducted in 2017), but still, nearly half a million veterans are housing insecure. Learn more about how you can help Community Action's efforts to help our veterans here: www.hacap.org/our-initiatives/veteran-support ... See MoreSee Less

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The rate of poverty amongst veteran households is actually lower than that for non-veteran households (6.6% compared to 13%, according to measurements conducted in 2017), but still, nearly half a million veterans are housing insecure. Learn more about how you can help Community Actions efforts to help our veterans here: https://www.hacap.org/our-initiatives/veteran-support
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