04/07/2020 - COVID -19 Changes:
Polk County is hiring people for $20-$25/hr to assist at the quarantine center for homeless or other that don't have quarantine options at the fairgrounds.
No medical experience needed. 515-229-1215
COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOODS provides participants with a...
3-26-20 - COVID-19 Update:
ENCAP's offices are closed to the public effective March 23 - April 6, 2020. We are still providing modified services. Please call the ENCAP HOTLINE: 402-453-5656, ext. 223.
We can help with financial assistance, SNAP applications, budgeting and community resources.
Monthly food packages for income eligible individuals 60 years and older.
Provides foods purchased and distributed by the USDA to seniors who are sixty and over.
3-27-20 COVID - 19 Update:
Our building may be closed to visitors, but we're still distributing food and diapers to anyone in need. Drive-thru distributions will be held Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. Bring your Center Card. Is your Center Card expired? Bring it anyw...
Distributes government-purchased surplus food commodities to income-eligible persons 60 years of age or older.
USDA Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a state-funded program, which works to improve the health of elderly people (age 60 and over) by supplementing their diets with nutritious foods.
Commodities are delivered (beginning in January) every other month to the Downtown Senior Center, second Wednesday; Northeast Senior Center, s...
Provides participants with a monthly nutrition food package to assist them in obtaining an adequate diet and to help stretch available food dollars. Foods available: canned meats; juices; vegetables and fruits; cold and hot cereals; peanut butter, rice, macaroni, spaghetti, UHT and non fat dry milk, and cheese.
Home delivered commodities program for seniors or disabled individuals.
The 4th Street Diner in Vinton offers a buffet-style lunch Sunday through Friday from 11:30 am-1 pm targeted towards seniors, although anyone can participate.
Delivers a hot Noon meal Sunday through Friday, targeted towards seniors, although anyone can participate.
Provides a Tuesday evening meal once a month. Must call for d...