Below you will find community resources in Marshall County. We are always updating this information so please check back regularly. 
RESOURCE GUIDE
The Marshall County Resource guide is here to help those in need. You can find resources for help with low income housing, low income health care needs, free clothing and more. Please click anywhere in this text to download the 2016 Marshall County Resource Guide.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA)
Many counties in Iowa were affected by the derecho that came through Iowa on August 10. Those that were affected may ask for assistance through FEMA Individual Assistance Program. This program provides homeowners, renters, and businesses with assistance with housing, personal property replacement and medical expenses. Residents in Marshall county may apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362. You may also click here to be directed to the FEMA website where you will find more information about applying for assistance. Residents in Marshall county have until
October 19,2020 to register for assistance. 
VOTER REGISTRATION
If you would like to register to vote in the state of Iowa please click here to be directed to the Voter Registration page on the Iowa Secretary of State website. There you will find information on how to register to vote online or you may print out an application and return it to your local County Auditor. If you have any questions about voting in Marshall county you may call the Marshall county auditor’s office at (641)-754-6323 or email at auditor@co.marshall.ia.us
MARSHALLTOWN MEALS ON WHEELS
Meals On Wheels of Marshalltown (MOW) is a non-profit organization which began in 1967. MOW is dedicated to providing meals on a regular basis, 365 days a year. This community service, run by volunteers, is designated to help individuals who are aged, disabled or convalescing to remain in their homes by providing a healthy, dietetically planned meal daily. Cost of the basic meal is $4/meal. The service is available to qualified residents livinging within Marshalltown city limits. Anyone needing assistance to maintain independent living is eligible. Approval of a physician is required. If you or someone you know would benefit from this service sign up is coordinated through Iowa Home Care at 641-752-5545. Click anywhere in this text to be directed to the Meals On Wheels of Marshalltown website. 
THE CARING CENTER
134 W Main Street in Marshalltown

HOURS: MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 
 Caring Center was started in 1989 by churches that wanted to provide clothing and shoes for those in need. In addition to bedding, towels and household items like dishes, cookware and silverware were added. All items are donated from community members.. We use our financial gifts for rent, utilities, insurance costs and to purchase needed items that are not donated. There is no charge for those in need.
We will provide a tax exempt receipt for those who make donations. Due to limited space and community needs we can only accept clothes that are currently in season.
CENTER ASSOCIATES
9 NORTH 4TH AVENUE in MARSHALLTOWN
PHONE: 641-752-1585 E-MAIL: INFO@CENTERASSOC.COM
Center Associates, founded in 1957, is a private not-for-profit accredited outpatient mental health clinic. The Center providers are psychiatrists, licensed psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, and nurse practitioners.
The Center exists to provide high quality and comprehensive mental health services to the people of Marshall and Hardin Counties in order to enhance the lives of individuals and families. We provide services for approximately 20,000 patients visits yearly in the areas of outpatient care, evaluations, emergencies, consultations, and education. Please click anywhere on this text to be directed to the Center Associates website. 
ACCESS
Assault Care Center Extending Shelter & Support
16 E MAIN STREET, SUITE 100 in MARSHALLTOWN
ACCESS MAIN MARSHALLTOWN OFFICE PHONE: 515-292-0500
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MARSHALLTOWN OFFICE: 641-753-4143
SEXUAL ABUSE MARSHALLTOWN OFFICE: 641-753-4142
24-Hour Crisis Hotlines:
Sexual Abuse: 1-800-203-3488
Domestic Abuse: 1-800-983-4641
Shelter Services: 1-800-696-2980
ACCESS, the Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support, has been providing services to victims for forty years in the central Iowa Area. Established as a rape crisis center in 1974, ACCESS grew to provide both sexual assault and domestic violence services, including opening a shelter facility in 1981. ACCESS serves Marshall, Tama, Story, Boone and Greene Counties. Our Mission: The Mission of ACCESS is to address the roots and impact of domestic and sexual violence through services that enhance safety, empower survivors, and promote understanding and social justice within our community.
Services: Sexual Abuse Services: A Comprehensive response to victims shorty after an assault, or later in life after experiencing forms of sexual abuse. Advocacy focuses on helping a survivor process the abuse, seek medical care, or seek safety and justice through legal systems. Domestic Abuse Services: Services are centered around empowering a victim who has experienced abuse within a family or intimate relationship. Services include safety planning, counseling, medical/legal advocacy, and helping the victim increase support. Safe Housing/Shelter Services: ACCESS aids survivors in finding a safe and stable place to reside while fleeing from abuse or after abuse has left the survivor with limited resources. This may include shelter, financial assistance, or assistance in seeking affordable housing. Please click anywhere on this text to be directed to the ACCESS home page.