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Agency - MICAH House

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Last updated on February 25, 2014


"Providing a safe and nurturing environment with support services for families and individuals
who are experiencing the crisis of homelessness."

MICAH House is an emergency family shelter that provides temporary housing and case management services to those experiencing the crisis of homelessness. We provide basic needs assistance to our clients, as well as educational opportunities to help get them back on their feet. Our services include: Individual case management, on-site licensed social worker, housing, outreach and counseling services provided by Heartland Family Service, employment education classes, financial and credit education classes provided by credit advisors, parenting classes, health screenings and referrals provided by the VNA, legal advice provided by Legal Aid, Career Closet Boutique offering free professional clothing, early childhood education services provided by Headstart, computer and internet access, and food distribution services to guests of MICAH House and surrounding community.

MICAH House is an emergency shelter serving families and individuals in southwest Iowa and the surrounding areas. Founded in 1986, our nonprofit shelter, with partnering agencies, offers access to a range of health, education, therapeutic, daily living and advocacy services that are designed to maximize independence and stability while promoting privacy and respect.

Contact people:
 Lisa Emken, Public Support Director, (phone), (email)
Dianne Rose, Outreach Coordinator, (phone), (email)
Christine Contreras, Program Director, (phone), (email)

 1415 Ave J
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
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Web Site: http://www.themicahhouse.org
Last updated on February 25, 2014

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