Below you will find various resources and programs offered by organizations in the Quad City Area. If you have any questions about the programs listed or have a suggested addition, then contact Brandy Huesmann (email@example.com) Smart Intermediate’s Tier 3 Family Involvement Liaison.
Smart’s Referral for Assistance Form
In need of assistance of obtaining food, clothing, housing, employment resources, education, utilities, and/or mental health services for adults? Then please complete the form linked below so we can begin to have the conversation on how we can help.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program:
If families qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), it will pay for part of winter heating costs. It can also help prevent disconnection during the winter and repair broken furnaces.
McKinney-Vento Act Assistance/Information:
If you or your family is living doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship; in a motel or campground due to lack of an alternative adequate accommodation; in a shelter; in a car, park, abandoned building, bus or train, then your child may qualify for certain rights and protections. Click the flyer link below for more information.
Farmer to Families Food Box Distribution:
When: Fridays 11:00am – 4:30pm or until all boxes are handed out. Beginning Friday, February 12, 2021, and continuing until further notice.
What: Distribution of USDA boxes including healthy foods from all five food groups.
Where: City of Davenport Florian Keene Parking Lot, in front of Modern Woodmen Park. Enter the lot at the River Drive entrance at the traffic light on Western Avenue.
How: Drive Up/No Touch pick up. No ID required. Just tell the volunteers how many boxes you need.
Contact Barb Shinbori at 563-340-2529 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Action of Eastern Iowa’s Utility Bill Assistance Program
Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) applications are being accepted for households with elderly and/or disabled members beginning October 1,2020. All other low-income household applications for assistance will open on November 1, 2020.
Resources for Working Parents
The Quad Cities Chamber has compiled a list of resources available for working parents. Click the link below to see the vast amounts of offerings of support and aide in the QCA.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)