Children and Family Urban Ministries (CFUM)

1548 8th St. 515-282-3242

CFUM addresses the challenges and builds on the strengths of those living on the near north side of Des Moines. CFUM seeks to create welcome, nurture lives, and promote social and economic justice by bringing together a broad and inclusive community to share the resources and abundance meant for all.

Culture Inc

2332 Euclid Ave 515-244-1200

A community center that provides activities, support and workshops for youth, families and community members to strengthen Iowa families through artistic expression, embracing cultural diversity and building of community.

Forest Avenue Library

1326 Forest Ave. 515-283-4152

Part of the Des Moines Public Library system, they offer a multitude of services, including – but not limited to – book lending, meeting space, computers for internet and word processing, and WiFi.

Freedom for Youth

2301 Hickman Rd. 515-282-4822

Freedom for Youth Ministries offers the love of Jesus Christ to homeless and at-risk youth which empowers them to break bondages in their lives, discover their God-given purpose and lead a life filled with faith, hope and love.

John R. Grubb YMCA

1611 11th St. 515-246-0791

Putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.