Know someone who needs help?
If you’re with an approved partner organization, you can submit a client referral.
Our partners are human services, housing, and homeless agencies
Our partners are human services, housing, and homeless agencies
Interested in becoming a partner organization?
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Caring for the mind, body, and spirit of children, youth, and adults is important for a strong community. Our partner organizations assist people in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Linn County struggling with homelessness, poverty, and other mental and social problems find housing. Once secured, households are referred to Central Furniture Rescue to turn a place to live into a home.
View partner organization stories about how they work with Central Furniture Rescue to serve people who need help.
Catholic Worker House
The Catholic Worker House (CWH) is much more than a house. It is a Christian community dedicated to helping the poor.
Linn County Child & Youth Development
Linn County Child & Youth Development Services works to advance the dignity and well-being of at-risk and low-income children, youth and families by providing access to high quality, comprehensive, strength-based services that equips them with a sound foundation for lifelong development, family success and tools for a thriving and meaningful future.
UnityPoint Health – AbbeHealth Services is a regional nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.
Friends of the Family
To provide safe shelter, confidential services, and housing assistance to individuals in crisis due to homelessness, domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
At Four Oaks, we are committed to helping children and families through their struggles. We assure success through the use of innovative care that brings the child, family and community together to build a stronger tomorrow.
HACAP is a community action agency serving 9 counties in Eastern Iowa. We embrace the philosophy of “a help up, not a handout” in our commitment to empower and improve the lives of families, living with the everyday barriers of poverty.
When mental health challenges disrupt the well-being of children, Tanager Place provides the tools and support to face them with confidence. Through a mix of prevention, treatment and outreach, we build understanding and hope within our community.
Because when parents have a strong network of support, children have the best chance to overcome these obstacles and build a brighter future.
RISE is a secular program which helps guide newly released incarcerated persons toward a bright future by connecting participants with resources and services post-release.
Utilizing a safety net of best practice, research-based approaches, Waypoint’s programs aim to provide proactive solutions and stabilizing resources for those experiencing homelessness, poverty, and domestic violence, or needing affordable child care.
Foundation 2 is a nonprofit human service agency committed to positive youth development, suicide prevention, and helping build the foundation for stronger and healthier families and safer communities for everyone.
Our mission is to enhance the academic, emotional, and social wellbeing of children and families in our diverse community with programs focused on developing successful and productive adults.
Anchor Center offers substance use evaluations for criminal justice involved individuals. Corrections staff make referrals for free evaluation services to criminal justice involved adults in need.
Department of Corrections
The Sixth Judicial District (6JD) covers a six county area in Iowa (Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn and Tama)
Eastern Iowa Health Center
As a Federally Qualified Health Center, it is our mission to provide quality, comprehensive, patient-focused care to members of our community. Our services include family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, labor and delivery, behavioral health and dental care.
Linn County Transformation Service
Linn County Family Transformation Services provides high-quality research-based services at no cost to strengthen and empower a family’s ability to provide for the safety and well-being of their child.
Resources for Human Development
Team members work together with the individuals served to promote symptom stability and appropriate use of medication; restore personal, community living and social skills; promote and maintain physical health; establish access to entitlements, housing, work and social opportunities; and help maintain the highest possible level of functioning in the community
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
Iowa Total Care
Established to deliver quality healthcare in the state of Iowa through local, regional and community-based resources, Iowa Total Care is a Managed Care Organization and subsidiary of Centene Corporation (Centene). Iowa Total Care exists to improve the health of its beneficiaries through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Our approach is based on the core belief that quality healthcare is best delivered locally.
Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC)
To provide accessible, comprehensive behavioral health services delivered with dignity, respect and professionalism to reduce the impact of substance use and gambling disorders.
Family Promise of Linn County
Core to our mission is keeping families together and providing them with a safe, supportive and home-like environment. Our Day Center serves as a hub for families to access resources.
Mission of Hope
Mission of Hope is a Christ-centered ministry offering physical, emotional, and spiritual support to those in need. We serve hundreds of people each year – the poor, the homeless, the addicted, and those in need of restoration. Some drop in to meet basic needs – food, clothing, and shelter.
Tailored Living Choices
Supported Living Services agency for people with developmental and mental health disabilities. The agency quickly became identified for their ability and willingness to serve individuals with severe behaviors such as, elopement, sexual offenders and assaultive behaviors. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.
Catherine McAuley Center
The Catherine McAuley Center offers hope and opportunity through educational and supportive services that promote stability, skill-building, and connection.While CMC’s programs serve distinct populations – immigrants, refugees, and women experiencing crisis – they are united by a common purpose of promoting the well-being and dignity of individuals in need, as Catherine McAuley did.
Safe Place Foundation
We provide a drug and alcohol free living environment with ongoing staff support, community volunteer involvement and peer-to-peer mentorship. Our mission is to return recovered men to family and community.
Our Mission is to provide Faith, Hope and Help: We serve to HELP the people of this region, instilling HOPE through demonstrated FAITH.
Horizons, A Family Service Alliance has been dedicated to providing opportunities to improve the lives of individuals and families. Horizons provides a variety of human services across Eastern Iowa including: Transportation, Financial Wellness Center, Meals on Wheels Programs and Elder Services
Goodwill of the Heartland
Goodwill of the Heartland’s mission is to advance the social and economic wellbeing of people who experience barriers to independence.
Metro Catholic Outreach
Metro Catholic Outreach is a collaborative project of the 11 Catholic parishes of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa metro area. This outreach provides a food pantry, community assistance referrals, and financial assistance for housing and utilities to those in need in the Cedar Rapids Metro area.
Cedar Rapids Community School District
The Cedar Rapids Community School District has the second largest enrollment in the State of Iowa. The District’s AK through grade 12 grade program currently serves 16,294 students in 21 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, and 4 high schools.
Linn County Nurturing Parenting Program
The Nurturing Parenting Program provides non-violent parenting practices to assist families in raising their children.
Oak Hill Manor
Affordable multifamily housing unit in eastern Iowa that’s perfect for you and your family.
Community Health Center of Southeastern Iowa
To provide affordable, comprehensive, culturally appropriate, cost effective primary health care to residents of the greater Southeastern Iowa region, especially those individuals/families with limited resources or with other barriers to health care, in order to improve their overall health status.
Families Helping Families
The vision is to raise awareness and provide access to basic need items and resources for children in foster care throughout the state of Iowa.
His Hands Free Clinic
Since 1992, His Hands Free Clinic has been seeking to honor God by helping the uninsured and underinsured in our community.
Amani Community Services
Amani Community Services is a culturally specific domestic violence and sexual assault agency serving African Americans in Black Hawk and Linn Counties. Our staff provides counseling, out reach services, personal advocacy, legal advocacy, children’s programming and information and referrals.
Ready to get involved?
Choose one of the following ways you can contribute to the cause:
Donate unwanted furniture and household items that need a new home.
If you don’t have “stuff” to give away, consider a monetary donation.
Want to get your family and friends involved? Sign up for a group volunteer activity.
Individual volunteers are important! Sign yourself up to make a difference in your local community.