Our Mission

Central Iowa Shelter & Services’ Mission is to provide low-barrier shelter, meals and support services at no cost to adults experiencing homelessness and to facilitate their move toward self-sufficiency. 

Our Impact This Year

  • Bed Stays This Year

    30,113

  • Volunteer Hours

    4,899

  • Lbs harvested from Mulberry Farms & Food

    3,056

  • People Housed in 2016

    165

News & Events

How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.

If you’re not sure if donating blood is the right decision for you, check out all the answers to your questions here, and help give life this January.

Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. So how can we stand up to them and choose joy instead?

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