Active Ottumwa
205 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Sandy Berto, RN
641-684-6151 /

“Active Ottumwa is a community-based research project that encourges all adults to be more active….”

American Home Finding Association
217 E. 5th St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Our services include Adoption, WIC, Maternal and Child Health Programs, Emergency Shelter for adolescents, childcare and the Foster Grandparent Program….”

American Red Cross
408 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​…”

Blessing Soup Kitchen
228 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Mon-Fri Hrs: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & (takeout food for evening meal)

Child Health Specialty Clinic 
609 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Child Health Specialty Clinic (CHSC) is a community-based public health agency serving Iowa children and youth with special health care needs….”

Child Health – WIC
333 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“CHILD HEALTH: Provides well child physical, developmental screening, vision and hearing screening, community referrals, nutrition education, social assessment. WIC Services….” 

Children & Families of Iowa
711 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Through its programs and services, the organization helps everyone from children who need a safe home to adults learning to cope with trauma….”

City of Ottumwa
105 E. Third St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“The population was 25,023 at the 2010 census. Located in southeastern Iowa, the city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River….”

Comfort Keepers
407 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Hundreds of people every day discover the exceptional brand of in-home care provided by Comfort Keepers….”

Community Food Boxes – Please Support this program!

These are like the lending libraries around town. They hold donated, non-perishable food for those in need. The public is welcome to drop off donations at any time.

Ottumwa Courier – 213 E. 2nd, Ottumwa, IA 52501

Elks Lodge – 413 S. Iowa Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501
Ottumwa Christian School – 423 Mckinley Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501
YMCA – 611 N. Hancock, Ottumwa, IA 52501 (Outside Childcare door)
Davis Street Christian Church – 202 S. Davis, Ottumwa, IA 52501
WYD Inc. Shelter – 105 S. Iowa Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501
Horace Mann School – 1523 N. Court Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501

Crest Services
433 N. Weller St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Since 1974, Crest Services has been providing residential services to individuals with mental or developmental disabilities or those with traumatic brain injuries….”

First Pentecostal Assembly of God
733 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

When: Mondays 3 – 5p.m. (First come first served)

First Presbyterian Church
228 W. 4th St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

When: 3rd Thursday of the Month
Hrs: 3 – 5:30p.m. (Doors open at 2:00p.m.)

First Resources Corporation
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“We provide community based programs with integrity and respect that inspire hope and contribute to the well-being of the people we serve….”

Food Bank of Iowa for Veterans
110 N. Quincy
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Parking lot behind HERBERGERS
First Thursday of every month 4 – 6p.m.
Enter North Parking Lot and Remain in your vehicle
(If you miss the date: Call WYD INC. 641-226-7684)

Food Bank of Southern Iowa Inc
225 S. Benton St. Suite 2
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“We provide food for Iowa children, families, and seniors to lead full and active lives, strengthening the communities where they live….”

850 N. Quincy Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa improves the quality of life for all individuals by providing skills training and helping people find jobs….”

Heartland Humane Society
314 Fox Sauck Rd.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“The mission of Heartland Humane Society is to provide temporary shelter and care to homeless/lost animals, to educate the public on proper care of animals, and to promote neuter and spay programs….”

5820 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

“Hy-Vee is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Its slogan, “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle,” ….”

Indian Hills Community College
Ottumwa Campus
525 Grandview Avenue
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Indian Hills Community College changes lives by inspiring, learning, diversity, social enrichment, and regional economic advancement…..”


Iowa Army National Guard
2858 N. Court St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“The Iowa Army National Guard is a great way to serve your community, gain job skills, pay for college and advance your career…..”

Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral
808 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

“Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care. CCR&R is committed to ensure that Iowa’s vision is met…..”

Iowa Civil Rights Commission
400 E. 11th St, 1st Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319

“The Iowa Civil Rights Commission is a neutral, fact-finding law enforcement agency. The mission of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission is to end discrimination within the state of Iowa….”

Iowa Department of Transportation
Motor Vehicle Division
2849 N. Court Rd. Suite B
Ottumwa, IA 52501
“Transportation programs in Iowa are funded with a combination of local, state and federal dollars. This funding pays for a wide range of transportation improvements and operations for all transportation modes….”
Iowa Home Care
1112 N. Van Buren Suite 3
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“I believe in the power of home. I believe people can be healthiest and happiest in their homes….”

Iowa Legal Aid
112 E. 3rd St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Iowa Legal Aid makes hope, dignity, and justice available to low-income Iowans through legal assistance and education that protects fundamental rights, basic necessities and access to the judicial system….”

Iowa State Education Association
109 N. Court St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“The School of Education at Iowa State University is committed to engaging in rigorous and socially meaningful research, preparing leaders and practitioners across the P-20 continuum that support rich and equitable learning opportunities for all students, and supporting public education as a cornerstone of a healthy, vibrant, and just society….”

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Ottumwa Area Office
15260 Truman St. Suite 4
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“The mission of the Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services is to work for and with individuals who have disabilities to achieve their employment, independence and economic goals….”

Iowa Workforce Development Center
IHCC North Campus
15260 Truman Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“IWD is a state agency committed to providing employment services for individual job seekers through our IowaWORKS partnership…..”

Kiwanis International
1319 W. Highland Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Lord’s Cupboard
505 W. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

When: Mon 12 – 3 p.m., Tues Closed, Wed 12 – 3 p.m., Thurs Closed, Friday 12 – 3 p.m.
Need a food referral from SIEDA (6 times a personal revolving year, 30 days apart)

623 E. Pennsylvania
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Meals for those Seniors unable to prepare their own meals – 
Suggested donation of $5.00
Call the day before to order your meals
60 years or older plus individuals residing in the household 18 – 59
Qualifying HDM

Milestones Area Agency on Aging
623 Pennsylvania Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Milestones is the resource for connecting seniors, adults with disabilities and family caregivers to services….”

Ottumwa Area Translators System
11672 Copper Head Rd.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Are you searching for a trusted language company offering technical translation services in Ottumwa, Iowa or anywhere else in the USA?….”

Ottumwa Educational Travel
5547 160th Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“ is a platform which helps small businesses grow by allowing our members to promote themselves using effective tools and features on the Chamber website….”

Ottumwa Regional Health Center
1011 Pennsylvania Ave.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Ottumwa Regional Health Center is a regional hospital committed to providing exceptional care in a compassionate manner to you and your family….”

Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation
111 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

 We will be steadfast in our commitment to do what we believe is right; even in the face of opposition. 
Honest: We will be open and truthful in our dealings with others.
Collaborative: We will seek to work with others to achieve our mission. Respectful: We will treat others with dignity and fairness. Trustworthy: We will be a dependable community resource, and honor our commitments….”

Ottumwa Teen Center
222 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“ is a platform which helps small businesses grow by allowing our members to promote themselves using effective tools and features on the Chamber website….”

Partners in Progress Inc.
217 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Partners In Progress is a collaboration of organizations that have partnered together to make Ottumwa a better place to live and work….”

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
224 E. Second St. Suite 1
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Is a volunteer program for individuals aged 55 and older. RSVP connects you with meaningful volunteer experiences that fit your schedule and match your skills….”

Salvation Army Main Office
725 W. 2nd St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“ is a platform which helps small businesses grow by allowing our members to promote themselves using effective tools and features on the Chamber website….”

Sieda Community Action
725 W. Second St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Sieda Community Action works with communities to secure opportunities in need through advocacy, counseling, education, partnerships, and supportive services….” 

Sieda Head Start
430 2nd St. E
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Sieda Head Start™ is a preschool experience for low-income and disabled children 3-5 years of age.  Head Start™ is a holistic approach to early childhood education that addresses not only the educational needs of the children but also the health, nutrition, social, mental health and literacy needs as well….”

Southern Iowa Labor Council
1305 E. Mary St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“ is a platform which helps small businesses grow by allowing our members to promote themselves using effective tools and features on the Chamber website….”

Southeast Iowa Case Management
207 2nd St. W
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Independent Case Management, Inc. (ICM) is a social service agency that provides support to individuals who are diagnosed with brain injury, chronic mental illness, mental retardation, and developmental disabilities and who are Medicaid eligible….”

120 E. Main
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Must fill out an application to qualify 

Southside Foursquare Church
122 S. Moore St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

By appointment only – Call Pastor Beth – 641-233-1313

SunnyBrook Home Care
400 Highland St. Suite 102
Fairfield, IA 52556

“At SunnyBrook Home Care we emphasize the flexibility of scheduling around our patients needs….”

The American Legion
550 W. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness….”

United Way
224 E. Second St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Untied Way of Wapello County fights for the financial stability, education and health of every person, in every community….”

VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
702 W. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans….” 

Vietnam Veterans American Iowa State
11781 Angle Rd.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“Vietnam Veterans Of America Iowa State is located in Ottumwa, Iowa, and was founded in 2010….”

Wapello County Human Services
120 E. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“To help Iowans achieve healthy, safe, stable, and self-sufficient lives through the programs and services we provide….”

Wapello County Senior Food Box Distribution
705 W. Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Wapello County Residents only, must be 60 years or older.
– Must fill out an application to be picked up from the Food Bank of Iowa
– Distribution is the Second Thursday & Fourth Thursday of each month (2nd St. Parking lot)     from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Delivery also available)
– One box per physical address

Women’s Resource
421 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Family counselor in Ottumwa Iowa.

611 N. Hancock St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

“We are proud to have been in the Ottumwa community for over 125 years! We are a smaller independent Y with a membership of around 3,500 individuals….”