COVID-19 – Despite the circumstances, most of our programs are continuing to provide services to our clients.
Visit us on Facebook, MATURA Action Corporation, for our most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19.
Visit our Find Us page for Outreach Office locations and phone numbers.
UPDATE: Food pantries are available at all Outreach locations. Please call ahead to drop off donations or to pick up a Food Pantry box. Outreach continue to accept LIHEAP applications through May 31, 2020 in all of our counties via phone and applicants can mail, email, or fax documents to us. Moratorium protection has been extended until May 1st.
Head Start classrooms are temporarily closed, following the schedules of local school districts. Questions – call 641-782-6201.
WIC is conducting appointments via zoom or phone. Direct questions to 641-202-7114, 641-344-6013, or 641-344-6018.
MATURA Staff – Click here to view poster addressing Employee Rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Mission Statement: MATURA Action Corporation shall provide quality programming for families and individuals in need, assisting them in achieving self-sufficiency, in strengthening families and in improving their quality of life.
MATURA is the designated Community Action Agency for Madison, Adams, Taylor, Union, Ringgold, and Adair counties. MATURA also provides some services beyond the six core counties. The links above detail our programs and services.
We urge our customers to visit us at our locations across the region. Please direct questions to our main office in Creston, (641) 782-8431, or go to the Find Us page to locate our other locations.
Thank you for visiting our site. We look forward to serving you.
“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 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;