Fort Dodge Community Resources

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City of Fort Dodge
The City of Fort Dodge Website gives you access to all of the departments that make of the City of Fort Dodge. You can see what events the City has planned and what may be happening around the City of Fort Dodge.
Fort Dodge Housing Agency
The Fort Dodge Housing Agency is dedicated to providing and ensuring quality affordable housing. We are committed to being an innovative leader by establishing public and private partnerships to benefit the entire community and improve the quality of life for those we serve.
Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance
The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance is a community minded business organization which is committed to the success of member business.
Fort Dodge Library
The Fort Dodge Public Library is open Monday – Tuesday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm; Wednesday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday it is Closed.
Beacon of Hope Shelter
Beacon of Hope Shelter’s Mission is to reach out to men who are homeless, hungry and/or in need of hope by demonstrating the Grace of Christ through food, shelter, clothing and the Word of God..
Community & Family Resources
Community and Family Resources is a pro-active organization dedicated to assisting individuals, families, and communities achieve healthy behavior and lifestyle through advocacy, prevention, and treatment of substance abuse and problem gambling.
The Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center offers safety, support and hope to adult and child victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, because all people deserve a violence-free life and a compassionate community.
Fort Dodge Community Rec Center
Since 1890, Fort Dodge Community REC (formerly the Fort Dodge YMCA) has dedicated itself to promoting healthy lifestyles for youth, adults and families in an environment that encourages positive character and strong values.
YWCA Fort Dodge
The YWCA currently operates a homeless shelter for women and children, transitional housing for women and children, a halfway house for woment and children and low cost residential housing for women.
Fort Dodge Community School District
The mission of the Fort Dodge Community School District is to encourage and assist each individual to achieve his/her level of educational excellence. To accomplish this mission, community input will be used to develop goals and action plans that include prudent allocation of necessary resources.
Saint Edmond Catholic School
Saint Edmond is a diocesan preschool-12th grade Catholic School that welcomes all who seek a Christ-centered education. With excellence as our goal, discipline our guide, and caring our gift we take pride in providing our students with an environment where values and academics meet.
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. (UDMO) is one of 18 community action agencies (CAAs) in Iowa and one of approximately 1,000 community action agencies across the United States. CAAs are nonprofit private and public organizations that were established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America’s War on Poverty. CAAs provide services to more than 13 million low-income people annually in 96 percent of the nation’s counties. During the 2010 fiscal year, UDMO served 24,816 individuals in 10,161 households in Northwest and North Central Iowa. Of those households, 61% (6,243 households) had incomes below 100% of the federal poverty level ($22,050 per year for a family of four in FY10).
Fort Dodge Community Foundation and United Way
Promoting philanthropy to support community betterment projects, programs and initiatives to advance the common good and improve the quality of life in Fort Dodge, Webster County and North Central Iowa.
The region that constitutes Mid-Iowa Development Association (MIDAS) consists of all of Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster and Wright Counties, and the local governments within this area. MIDAS is also in charge of the DART Bus transportation program. Click here to find the DART Bus routes and times.
American Red Cross Brushy Creek Area Chapter
The American Red Cross is where people mobilize to help their neighbors—across the street, across the country, and across the world—in emergencies. Each year, in communities large and small, victims of some 70,000 disasters turn to neighbors familiar and new—the more than half a million volunteers and 35,000 employees of the Red Cross. Through over 700 locally supported chapters, more than 15 million people gain the skills they need to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their homes, communities and world.
American Heart Association
Our Mission: To build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.
Trinity Regional Medical Center
Trinity Regional Medical Center is a licensed 200 bed non-profit hospital that serves Fort Dodge and surrounding communities. As a designated regional referral center, Trinity serves an eight county area with a population of approximately 100,000. Offering a wide range of primary and secondary care services, Trinity employs over 1,000 healthcare professionals, technicians, and employees and boasts a medical staff of 65 physicians. Trinity Regional Medical Center is accredited by DNV Healthcare Inc.

Blanden Memorial Art Museum
The Blanden Art Museum seeks to be a cultural catalyst for north-central Iowa by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, interpreting, providing exhibition text and publications on visual arts from around the world.
Iowa Central Community College
Iowa Central Community College promotes intellectual discovery, physical development, social and ethical awareness, and economic opportunities for all through an education that transforms lives, strengthens community, and inspires progress.

Consumer Credit of Des Moines
Consumer Credit of Des Moines is a non-profit community service agency. Our fundamental purpose is to help people who are in financial trouble solve their debt problems. We are Iowa’s largest credit counseling service, counseling, advising or structuring debt consolidation and repayment programs for our customers for more than 20 years. Our service touches more than 5000 individuals and families each year, with our educational programs reaching another 5000. Our repayment programs return over 40 million dollars per year to unsecured creditors- helping you regain your self-sufficiency while avoiding bankruptcy.
Convention and Visitors Bureau
Elderbridge Agency on Aging
Elderbridge Agency on Aging is your one-stop resource center for age-related information and services in north-central Iowa. We provide information, guidance in decision-making, and assistance in finding services for yourself, or your spouse, parent, relative or friend.
Fort Dodge Area Landlord Association
The Fort Dodge Area Landlords Association was established to provide owners of residential apartment rental, housing and multi-unit managers/owners as well as Fort Dodge Area commercial real estate managers/owners with a voice in matters of property management, representation in matters dealing with local government officials and other associated resources for successful landlord operations.
Twin Rivers Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is a grassroots Christian nonprofit organization dedicated to the elimination of poverty and substandard housing worldwide. They believe that every person deserves, at least, a simple and decent place in which to live and grow into all that God intends for them to be. Twin Rivers Habitat for Humanity also operates the ReStore.
Nursing Home Abuse Center
Nursing home residents deserve to age with dignity — but some fall victim to horrific acts of abuse and neglect. Sadly, nursing home abuse often goes unreported due to fear, embarrassment, or because a resident is unable to communicate. If you suspect that your loved one is suffering from nursing home abuse, report it immediately to keep them safe.

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