We will soon begin accepting applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Program (LIHEAP) to assist low-income households by helping them reduce their home
heating bills. Dates are listed below:
Beginning October 1, 2018 - Applicants who are elderly or disabled.
Beginning November 1, 2018 - All other households.
LIHEAP applications will be accepted through April 30, 2019.
Go to our Find Us page to locate the MATURA Outreach location in your county.
Head Start Applications Now Being Accepted
* Classrooms in Bedford, Corning, Creston, Mount Ayr, and Winterset
* Full-day options available at no cost for those meeting
* Education, health and nutrition services available
for children and families
Call Head Start at 641-782-6201
WIC - Special supplemental nutrition program:
* Infants and children up to 5 years old and;
*Pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding women
* Nutrition education, healthy food, health care referrals,
to set up appointment or for more information
Welcome to MATURA Action Corporation
What kind of world are we helping to create for tomorrow? Asking this allows us to have the motivation to strive for something greater than what exists.
MATURA is the region’s primary agency for services striving to eliminate the causes and conditions of poverty. MATURA is the designated Community Action Agency for the counties of Madison, Adair, Taylor, Union, Ringgold, and Adams. A few services extend beyond the six core counties. The links above detail our programs and services. We urge our customers to visit us at our many locations across the region. If you have any questions at any time, please call us!
MATURA is committed to step up to the daily challenges to strengthen not only individuals and families, but the community at large.
Thank you for visiting our site. We look forward to serving you!
Click hereto see MATURA Action Corporation’s FY2017 Annual Report
Click here to view MATURA’s IRS Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax
“It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7 and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.”
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004
Phone Number: 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416 http://www.iowa.gov/
Current USDA Nondiscrimination Statement for TEFAP Agencies
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights