We provide three free meals every day of the year to anyone in the community at our Hope Café — 1310 6th Avenue. We do not require evidence of financial need.
Breakfast: 7 a.m.
Lunch: 12 p.m.
Dinner: 5 p.m.
Breakfast: 8 a.m.
Lunch: 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5 p.m.
For men: Our one-year life recovery program for men begins at our Bethel Mission shelter and continues at our Door of Faith recovery center. Call (515) 244-5445 for more information.
For women and children: Our life recovery program for women and children lasts up to two years at our Hope Center for Women and Children. Call (515) 264-0144 for more information.
Hope Ministries Thrift sells reasonably priced new and used clothing, household goods, furniture and more at two locations:
4640 Merle Hay Road in Urbandale
500 E. Army Post Road in Des Moines
Our drop-in center is located at 1310 6th Avenue in Des Moines and is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Monday through Friday. No appointment needed. Men, women, families—all are welcome! Our outreach case manager can assist you with a variety of housing, employment and other needs plus refer you to essential resources. We also have community shower facilities available. Services include:
People often ask us what they should do if they encounter someone experiencing homeless, hunger or other struggles on a street corner or elsewhere. We invite you to download and print our “Get Help & Hope” cards to hand out. These print out four to a page on letter-size paper.