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 Hope Ministries Outreach Center offers drop-in services from 8 a.m. to noon every Monday through Friday and is located at 1310 6th Avenue in Des Moines (in the lower level of our Bethel Mission). 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.