Our Community: Marshalltown, Iowa
Marshalltown is a mid-sized town which serves as the county seat of Marshall County, Iowa. We believe Marshalltown is a great community with amazing people. Our community is a diverse place-- in race, age, economic status, beliefs, backgrounds. We are a portrait of the way Our America looks all across the country. COVID-19 Info in Marshalltown
Community Response Coalition (Marshalltown) - Rapid Response (for basic needs) call CAPS at 641.752.1730 8 am - 4:30 pm in Marshall County or call Iowa's La Resistencia hotline at 515-996-0003 for referral to Coalition/Community Response Teams in other Iowa towns/cities.
Immigrant Allies is proud to be a partner with the Central Iowa Community ID, through the joint work of the Story County (Iowa) Coordinating Committee & the Marshall (Iowa) Community Response Coalition. Click here for more info & details about the next chance to apply for the ID.
CAPS Home Visiting Services- a home visitation program that provides parent education, family support, early intervention services and serves as a link to health care and other community resources. Available to any family currently living in Marshall County and expecting a baby, or who have children up to age 5. Services are available in English, Spanish, Karen, Burmese, or Karenni. 641-752-1730
MICA’s Refugee Services Programs are family-centered social service programs. The programs provide comprehensive, integrated, linguistically- and culturally-appropriate direct services, outreach, education and referrals to the refugee community in Marshalltown. The goal of the program is to increase safety, security, stability, and self-sufficiency of the Burmese refugee community. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (641) 753-5523 ext: 112
Marshalltown Community Resource Guide in English & Spanish.
Contact us if you'd like a speaker (online availability during COVID) for your Marshalltown area service, faith-based or community group to help you learn more about issues facing our immigrant neighbors or what you can do to help build a welcoming community.
Iowa Valley Education and Training Center - 206 East Church Street, 641-754-1348. English classes, Citizenship classes, high school equivalency diploma, job training, and more.
Iowa Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) soon to be known as Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice (Iowa MMJ). Immigration legal services for low-income immigrants & refugees. Marshalltown Intake Clinic at First United Methodist Church (virtual or phone during COVID), approximately once per month. For more info on how to get an appointment, call JFON at 515-255-9809 or contact us.
Marshalltown Community School District
Enrollment/general info 641-754-1000. School District's Spanish answer line: 641-752-6435
More than 40 languages are curently spoken by students in our school district.
Marshalltown Public Library - 105 West Boone Street, 641-754-5738. Help finding/printing government forms, community information, free internet, print, audio & online resources to help learn English, prepare for citizenship, meeting space, family activities. A Welcome Center/Centro de Bienvenida in the same area of the copy center offers materials for English Language Learners (ELLs), immigration-related resources, and brochures about community services available for immigrants, refugees, and learning English. Ask about Conversation Circles, a free weekly program (online during COVID) to help practice speaking English in a friendly environment.
St. Francis (formerly St. Mary's) Hispanic Ministry
641-753-7815 , 107 S. 1st St.
Al Éxito (mentoring program for Latino students) - group in Marshalltown, and around Iowa
ACCESS (Assault Care Center Extending Shelter & Support) - help for victims of domestic violence/sexual assault
Experience working with issues specific to immigrants (including those without legal status); bilingual staff.
Sexual Abuse Crisis Line 1.800.203.3488 | Domestic Violence Crisis Line 1.855.983.4641
L.U.N.A. Services/help for domestic violence & sexual assault victims, culturally specific to the Latino community.
16 E. Main St. Marshalltown. 319-242-7537. 24 Hour Crisis Line (English/Spanish): 1-866-256-7668.