HACAP serves the following counties in Iowa: Benton, Dubuque, Delaware, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Washington. If you are outside of our service area and looking for programming within your community, please find your local Community Action Program by visiting iowacommunityaction.orgOur programming could use your help! Please consider donating to any one of these initiatives online here.

Disaster Assistance

Low-income families who were affected by the May 21st storms in the following counties, Dubuque, Jackson, and Iowa, can apply.


Assists low-income families meet the cost of home heating by providing a one-time payment to the heating utility.

Affordable Housing

Providing housing for low-income families with children while managing a number of apartments and single-family dwellings.

Operation Home

Improving the housing stability of homeless veterans and their families. Operation Home also offers case management services.


The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, is a free, reliable, and trusted source for preparing tax returns for eligible families.

HACAP Food Reservoir

Explore a full list of food pantries, meal sites, schools, and community organizations across our 9-county service area.

Family Learning Connection

Provides Linn County families with group education, resources and connections that help raise healthy, school-ready children.


Hawki offers free or low-cost health care coverage for kids and teens under 19 years of age.


SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget to families in need to purchase healthy foods on their own.


Connects children and pregnant women with dental, medical, and community resources for a lifetime of health and wellness.

Head Start

Early childhood education for low-income children (ages 3-5) and their families free of cost.


Helping pregnant women, breastfeeding women, postpartum women, and children under 5 stay healthy.


Works to reduce personal utility costs by improving the housing stock of low-income individuals and families.

Senior Dining

Located in Belle Plaine and Vinton, IA, our sites offer hot meals to those in need who can't make it out of their homes.


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