The RAMS Unite page offers a unified location for Southeast Polk community students and families who are in need to find resources that will help support and ensure their success.
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FREE & Confidential Support for SEP Students
we are committed to providing student services to help children grow socially, emotionally, and academically. If your child is in need, please contact your school counselor or the district’s at risk/ counseling coordinator jordan ottenbacher.
Southeast Polk Elementary School Counseling Programs
Southeast Polk Spring Creek Counseling Program
Southeast Polk Junior High Counseling Program
Southeast Polk High School Counseling Program
Southeast Polk Student Mental Health Services
Caring Hands Outreach Center is a collaborative effort of churches and community organizations in the Southeast Polk region of Central Iowa, providing food, clothing, and household items to those in need. *Donations are accepted during hours of operation listed below.
Location: 201 9th Street NW, Altoona IA 50009
Eastview Community Center is located at 4101 E 42nd, Des Moines.
Hours: Sunday 10 am-noon, Tuesday and Wednesday 3:30-6 pm, Friday 10 am 1 pm.
Shop with a Cop is a program where with limited financial resources have an opportunity to go on a shopping trip with an officer during the holiday season.
Altoona Kids Cafe is a Summer Food Service Program that provides summer lunches to students who reside within the Southeast Polk School District. If you are interested in lending a hand or joining them for lunch, please contact us.
Location: Cross Cafe located inside Lutheran Church of the Cross, in Altoona.
Lunch Offerings: They will serve lunch Monday through Friday, 11:30-12:30 pm June and July.
Need assistance? Call United Way 211 get connected and get answers. This service is available 24/7 and is confidential. www.211iowa.org. Contact United Way 2-1-1 by dialing 2-1-1 or 319-739-4211 or 1-866-469-2211.