Basic Needs Network Assessment Report
In 2011, United Way of Central Iowa commissioned DMARC to conduct an independent assessment of the scope of programs available to respond to basic needs of low-income families and individuals in Central Iowa.
Click here to read the Basic Needs Network Assessment Report Brief.
What programs and services are available to help people in Polk, Dallas, and Warren counties who need assistance with housing, food, medical care, and other basic needs?
Who is being helped through this safety net?
What is the community and economic impact of these programs?
What are some opportunities to provide services more efficiently and effectively?
Released in July 2012, the Basic Needs Network Assessment & Mapping Project Report to the Community answers these questions and more.