Fort Dodge Resources


Educational Talent Search- TRIO

We work with students in 7th-12th grade who need help and assistance planning for and preparing to attend college. 2/3rds of the students we serve are first-generation and economically eligible. We met with students at Fort Dodge Middle and High Schools once a month during the school year. Services include: study skills, career assessments, leadership, community service, career exploration, academic advising, life skills, preparation for ACT/SAT testing, college visits, college application process, financial aid, scholarships, etc. Our program is federally funded and there is no charge to the student, their family or the school for our services. A completed application is required to receive our services.

Categories :   Education

Phone Number :   515-294-0210

Address :   Iowa State University 2010 Student Services Building Ames, IA 50011-2100

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Contact Person :   ROB LIPSEY

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Services :   Education

Elderbridge Agency on Aging

Elderbridge Agency on Aging provides support for the elderly, their families and caregivers. Our mission is to enable older Iowans to live with dignity, well being and independence. Our services include Elder Rights Specialists, a Senior Nutrition Program, Family Caregiver Support, Case Management, Senior Medicare Patrol along with Information and assistance and options counselors.



Categories :   Family Services, Senior Citizens

Phone Number :   (515) 955-5244

Address :   308 Central Ave, Fort Dodge

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Services :   Food and Nutrition Education, Senior Citizens

Evergreen Estates

Evergreen Estates is complex of one, two and three bedroom apartments and offers secure buildings, playground equipment, on-site manager and maintenance. Heat, water and garbage included in rent. Evergreen Estates is a Low Income Housing Tax Credit property and is managed by the Fort Dodge Housing Agency.

Categories :   Housing & Shelter

Phone Number :   515.576.1150

Address :   1543 27th Ave N, Fort Dodge

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Contact Person :   Betty Jo Dorton

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Experience Works, Inc.

The Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides paid community service assignments at local public and non-profit organizations, training, referral to needed services and job search assistance. With updated skills, participants use their community service training as a springboard to permanent jobs with local employers.

Categories :   Employment Services, Job Training, Senior Citizens

Phone Number :   515.573.0072

Address :   Three Triton Circle, Fort Dodge

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Contact Person :   Employment Training Coordinator

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