Hershey Manor

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1810 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-263-8304
563-264-1553

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Hershey Manor is an income-based senior living facility. Rent is 30% of the adjusted income with utilities included. Individuals must be 62 years or older to qualify. Income restrictions apply. Amenities include an on-site laundry room, lunch Monday-Friday, an exercise room, and discount cable. Senior Resources hosts a meal site in the dining room five days per week.

Homeless Prevention Navigator-MCSA

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312 Iowa Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
563-264-3278

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

We work with a Homeless Prevention Program Advocate, who seeks to help families find and live in a safe and healthy environment. The Advocate is available to:

Assist in finding individuals and families a place to live
Help obtain needed resources
Mediate, advocate, and negotiate with landlords and utilities
Guide in representation to governmental or private entities

Hometown Care Energy Fund (Alliant Energy)

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Hometown Care Energy Fund
Alliant Energy
P.O. Box 351
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0351

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-255-4268

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Hometown Care Energy Fund through Alliant Energy offers assistance with heating and weatherization to individuals and families in need. Alliant Energy customers donate and the funds go to community-based non-profits for distribution. To contribute call 1-800-ALLIANT or mail a check to:
Hometown Care Energy Fund
Alliant Energy
P.O. Box 351
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0351

Humility of Mary Housing INC.

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3805 Mississippi Ave,
Davenport, IA 52807
(563)326-1330

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Homeless, single-parent families with a commitment toward goal accomplishment are eligible for our program. Referrals to HMHI might come from the homeless individuals themselves, or from agencies or other people, or from drug/alcohol treatment centers.

Potential participants may have experienced eviction due to loss of income. They may need to leave an unsafe relationship. They may have exceeded the time limitations of emergency shelter. Some seek placement following the completion of drug/alcohol treatment program at a particular facility.

Potential participating parents demonstrate the following characteristics:
Must have educational or job training goals that meet HUD standards
Must be able to show a need for supportive housing
Must be homeless by HUD standards. If children are in alternative care, the family must be in process of reunification
Must have completed treatment (if in recovery from chemical dependence)
Willingness to follow program rules and guidelines

MCSA Domestic Violence Shelter

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563-264-3278 (shelter phone)
CRISIS LINE 563-263-8080
Undisclosed location.

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Domestic violence shelter run by the Muscatine Center for Social Action. The shelter has a home-like environment with separate bedrooms for families and shared community spaces including bathrooms and laundry. Basic need items and food available for fleeing families.

Mid-American Energy

Toll-Free Phone: 888-427-5632

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Homecheck Assessment: This energy efficiency assessment is available for FREE to residential customers within the service area for whom Mid-America delivers the primary heating fuel. Call 800-545-0762 for more information.

E-SMART Kids, Parents and Teachers is an online resource that offers games, materials, a glossary and more to provide education on electrical safety.

Muscatine Center for Social Action

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312 Iowa Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa
563-264-3278

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

MCSA provides emergency and temporary shelter, basic health care, educational and support services for those in need in Muscatine County.

Muscatine County Community Services

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315 Iowa Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
1-866-660-2151

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The mission of Muscatine County Community Services is to provide quality services following mandates and policies established by the State of Iowa and Muscatine County. These services will be provided in a fair, respectful, and cost effective manner to persons who are indigent, low-income, or disabled.
Services & Programs
Eastern Iowa MHDS Region
As of July 1, 2014, Iowa's community-based, person-centered mental health and disability services system provides locally delivered services, regionally managed with statewide standards. Local access to mental health and disability services for adults shall be provided either by counties organized into regional service system or by an individual county that is exempted from joining a region as provided in Iowa Code 331.389. Adult residents of Iowa will have access to mental health and disability services regardless of the location of their residence. Rule: Iowa Code 331.389.1.a. Regional leaders, guided by the regional management plan, coordinate quality community services that support individuals with disabilities in obtaining their maximum independence.

The Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disabilities Services Region was formed under Iowa Code Chapter 28E to create a mental health and disability service region in compliance with Iowa Code 331.390. The Region was approved by the Department of Human Services on May 23, 2013, and officially began operating on July 1, 2014. The Region serves Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine and Scott Counties, with a total population of approximately 298,523 according to the July 1, 2012 census.

Services provided: Case Management/Social Work, General Assistance, Trust Services, Veterans Affairs, Disability Services, and Food Pantry

Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency

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2806 Bloomington Lane
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
563-264-0667

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Home-Ownership counseling program educates potential home buyers on the entire process involved in successfully owning a home. We offer an free 8 hour home buyers class that covers budget and money management, credit awareness and analysis, how to determine the right home, negotiating purchase price, loan pre-approval process, selecting a realtor, types of loans available, etc. Adults age 18 and older
Self referral by calling the office.
No fees.

Muscatine Public Housing

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215 Sycamore St
Muscatine, IA 52761

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Public Housing Department provides low-income housing assistance to families in Muscatine County.

Muscatine Tower Apartments

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106 East 6th Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-263-9915

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Muscatine Tower Apartments are income-based rental apartments for Seniors. All utilities are included in the monthly rental. A brochure, floor plan, and more detailed information regarding amenities are located on the website. Call or visit the website for information regarding apartment availability.

Project Now- Sojourner House for Women

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418 19th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Sojourner House for Women
Boarding House Environment
Program Participation Can Be as Long as 2 Years
Participants Are Required to Work or Attend School
Supportive and Preventive Services
Job Coaching to Help Increase Earning Potential

Project Now- Transitional Housing for Families

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418 19th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Qualified applicants may be placed in one of Project NOW's Transitional Housing programs. These programs are geared toward helping the individual or family address the problems that caused them to become homeless.

Transitional Housing for Families:
One Year Program
Participants Are Required to Work or Attend School
Supportive and Preventative Services
Job Coaching to Help Increase Earning Potential
Families Are Required to Pay Utilities and Program Fees

Project Now- Transitional Housing for Youth

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418 19th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
(309) 793-6391

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Qualified applicants may be placed in one of Project NOW's Transitional Housing programs. These programs are geared toward helping the individual or family address the problems that caused them to become homeless.

Transitional Housing for Youth:
Participants Are Between the Ages of 16 to 21
Program Participation Can Be as Long as 2 Years
Participants Are Required to Work or Attend School
Supportive and Preventive Services
Skills to Be a Responsible Tenant and Community Member
Individuals Are Required to Pay Utilities and Program Fees

Project Now- Weatherization

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418 19th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
(309) 793-6391

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Weatherization Assistance Program funded primarily by the Illinois Department of HealthCare and Family Services, helps reduce heating and cooling costs for low-income residents of Rock Island, Mercer and Henry counties. Trained staff from Project NOW visit residents in their homes to conduct an energy audit. The audit will identify the energy problems of the home, and by conducting the needed repairs, save fuel and money while increasing the comfort of the home.

Rebuilding Together Muscatine County

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1424 B Houser Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-260-3143

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Rebuilding Together Muscatine County is a nonprofit that brings together volunteers to rebuild and revitalize the community and assist low-income persons with home repairs to allow individuals to remain in their home.

To apply for assistance: There is an application to fill out that is available on the website. A limited number of applications can be accepted. Persons served may include the elderly, individuals with disabilities, at-risk families with children and veterans/military families or persons.

To volunteer: There are many ways to volunteer with Rebuilding Together Muscatine, including skilled work, adopting a home, donating materials, assistance with coordination and organization of the projects, and monetary donations.

REM Iowa- Coralville

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REM Developmental Services
2761 Oakdale Boulevard, Suite 4
Coralville, IA 52241
PHONE: 319-665-2440
FAX: 319-665-2438

REM Iowa and REM Iowa Community Services
402 Westcor Drive, Unit A
Coralville, IA 52241
PHONE: 319-545-1227
FAX: 319-545-1237

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

REM Developmental Services:
The Coralville office houses the business office of REM Iowa Developmental Services, which includes day programming and vocational services for adults with disabilities.

REM Iowa and REM Iowa Community Services:
Services available include residential services, autism services, and specialized services for both adults and children with disabilities and host home services for adults with disabilities. Residential services are also available for individuals with neurological, brain and spinal cord injuries.

River Bend Apartments

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3407 Steamboat Way
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-263-2112

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Apartments located in Muscatine.

Simpson Memorial Home, Inc.

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1000 North Miller Street
West Liberty, IA 52776
319-627-4775

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Simpson Memorial Home Inc. includes West Liberty Assisted Living and Heath Manor. Heath Manor offers 24 independent living apartments with housekeeping, transportation, food services, laundry facilities and a beauty salon. Units contain 2 bedrooms, central air/heat, full kitchens, and accessible bathrooms.

Southeast Iowa Regional Housing Authority

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218 N 3rd Street, Ste 309
Burlington, Iowa
319-753-5109

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Information regarding Section 8 Housing for Louisa County. (Also Des Moines, Henry, and Lee Counties)

Sunset Housing

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1009 West Third Street
Wilton, IA
563-724-3383

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Wilton Sunset Housing is low-income housing for elderly or handicapped individuals. 16 units are available and all are furnished with appliances. A community room with coin operated washer/dryer is also available. Pets permitted with restrictions and a separate deposit.

Sunset Park

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2806 Bloomington Lane
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-264-0667
563-264-1554

Hours / Days of Operation:

8-5pm Monday through Friday

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Sunset Park is an income-based apartment complex. 2, 3, and 4 bedroom units are offered and tenants pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

The area includes playgrounds for children and a new learning center.

Call for more information or to apply

Sycamore Estates Apartments

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2422 Park Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
563-264-2916

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

We are Market property located right behind Pizza Hut. We have 1,2,& 3 Bedroom apartment homes.

Sycamore Estates Income-Based Apartments

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2422 Park Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Income-based apartments in Muscatine.

United Neighbors-Dream Home Buyers Program

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808 Harrison Street
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 322-7363

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The United Neighbor's Dream Homeownership Program makes purchasing a home more affordable for low- to moderate-income families and individuals by offering home buyer education and a DREAM down payment assistance program.

Participants in DREAM Home buyers Program receive up to $1000.00 toward their down payment or closing cost.

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