Des Moines Social Services

Find Des Moines Iowa social services and programs provided for the public. Social services for the public are provided by the Social Services Office.


A Social Services Office is an office at the state, county, or local level that provides social and family services to members of the community. Social Services Offices have many different names and offer a range of services. Social Services Offices provide services for children, the elderly, families, and more. Their services may include providing food assistance, access to healthcare and health insurance, protective services for children and the elderly, worker and unemployment benefits, housing assistance, and other community assistance programs.

Iowa State Social Service Department 100 Army Post Road Des Moines IA 50315 515-725-1004

Iowa State Social Service Department 1900 Carpenter Avenue Des Moines IA 50314 515-286-3555