Community Notices

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Connections Area Agency on Aging:  We have frozen, shelf stable, and care packages available to seniors 60+.  Call 712-328-2540 to request.

Council Bluffs Emergency Services:  Council Bluffs Emergency Services  Servicios De Emergencia En Council Bluffs

COVID-19 Iowa Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program: has the online application for folks affected by COVID-19 who need help with rent.

Diaper & Formula Pantry:  Salvation Army Lakin Campus.  You must call for an appointment.  Monday – Friday, 9AM-4PM.  712-328-2088  

Heartland Bike Share (Heartland B-cycle):  New station in Council Bluffs at the Dodge Riverside Golf Club.  Perfect for summer time adventures and exploring by bike.

Heartland Family ServiceHomeless Prevention – In Pottawattamie County, contact the message line at 531-200-3500 or email  In Audubon, Cass, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Fremont, Page, and Shelby Counties, contact the Coordinated Entry Call Center at 1-833-739-0065 or email

Help for Homeowners in Council Bluffs:  Help for Homeowners and Becoming a Homeowner

InterFaith Response:  operating with non-contact appointments; have received extra money for rent and utilities.  712-322-0531

Iowa COVID-19 Legal Advice Hotline:  800-332-0419

Mobile Food Pantry:  August 25 – 10:30-11:30AM, Charles Lakin (Boys and Girls Club) 815 N 16th St, Council Bluffs

Mobile Food Pantry:  August 25 – 4:30-5:30PM, Kreft Primary School, 3206 Renner Dr, Council Bluffs

West Central Community Action:  Please call your local office for our Community Services Block Grant application for help with rent/mortgage payments.  This application requires an I-9 from the landlord.  CSBG Rent/Mortgage program can assist up to 3 months.  Food pantries remain available.  Clothing rooms are closed.  No donations will be accepted at this time.