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

  • Number of People Served This Year


  • Lbs harvested from Mulberry Farms & Food in 2016


  • Veterans Served This Year


News & Events

When a friend or family member gets sick, it’s difficult to see them lay in bed stifling their sniffles and running a fever. What can you do to make them feel better?

Halloween can be even more meaningful this year by promoting an altruistic lifestyle and giving back to your community. Check out these 13 spooky Halloween fundraising ideas.

With October 1st - 7th being Mental Illness Awareness Week and our friends over at NAMI of Greater Des Moines are spreading awareness and understanding about all kinds of mental illnesses. Check out their page and see why CISS is IN to mental health.

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