Center for Assistance & Direction/CCCS of Greater Siouxland Sioux City, IA $16,578 This agency was established 24 years ago. The Center serves clients in a four-state area that includes nearly 30 counties in northwest Iowa, northeast Nebraska, southeast South Dakota and southern Minnesota. The Housing Counseling Service of CCCS of Greater Siouxland offers a full-range of homeowner/counseling and education services. These services include Pre-purchase housing counseling, homebuyer education, first-time homebuyers class, homeowner retention counseling, mortgage delinquency and default counseling, HECM, homeless emergency shelter, financial counseling, and debt management services. During the last fiscal year, the housing counseling program provided housing counseling to 1,081 individuals.
City of Des Moines (Services for Homeowner’s Program (SHOP) Des Moines, IA $4,723 The Housing Counseling Division, "Services for HomeOwner’s Program" (SHOP) is a service of the Community Development Department of the City of Des Moines. The services of the SHOP Program are designed to meet the needs of most low or moderate-income residents of Des Moines targeted neighborhoods, as well as persons traditionally under-served throughout the metropolitan area as identified in the City’s Consolidated Plan. The grant will be used to expand pre-purchase and HECM counseling services to clients needing assistance who reside just outside of Des Moines.
Family Management Credit Counselors, Inc. Waterloo, IA $10,000 Family Management Credit Counselors, Inc. is a private nonprofit organization that provides Housing Counseling to educate Bosnian and other low-to-moderate income individuals/families on homeownership and/or renting. FMCCI has been providing financial and housing counseling for more than 40 years. Their primary area of service is a seven county area including the cities of Waterloo and Cedar Falls. Their work plan is to assist clients in acquiring safe, affordable housing and empower them to live lives that are less stressful with sound, stable budgets. Brochures, flyers and other pertinent materials have been translated in the Bosnian language and they work closely with Black Hawk County Community Services, who provides interpreters. FMCCI actively coordinates services with local service providers including the shelters, mental health care centers, area agencies on aging, substance abuse treatment facilities, public health care service providers, and department of human services.
Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc. Hiawatha, IA $23,987