Family & Student Support

Empowerment Through the Arts

Jun 23, 3:00 pm
Location:
Des Moines, IA
Event For:
18+
Audience Location:
Des Moines, IA
Cost:
FREE
Organization:
Courageous Access
Contact:
Courageous Fire
Email:
courageousaccess@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 428-0077
Black women domestic violence survivors & co-survivors (women whose parents were abusive in their childhood) need support, knowledge, & empowerment in a culturally-infused environment from & w/their peers. That's what this program offers. It has been largely effective in helping us NOT return to DV!

Free School & Sports Physicals 2024

Jul 18, 5:30 pm
Location:
Iowa Ortho (450 Laurel Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50314)
Event For:
Middle & High School Students
Audience Location:
District wide
Cost:
Free
Organization:
Iowa Ortho & Select Physical Therapy
Contact:
Brittany Carlson (Select PT/Iowa Ortho)
Email:
BrECarlson@SelectMedical.com
Phone:
(515) 323-6484
The annual FREE school & sports physical event hosted by Select Physical Therapy and Iowa Ortho, will be held on Thursday, July 18th from 5:30 - 8:00 pm. Open to all middle and high school students. (Meets physical requirements for athletic participation; health insurance NOT required for exam)

FREE Back-To-School Physicals

Jul 30, 12:00 pm
Location:
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines IA 50312
Event For:
K-12
Organization:
Des Moines University
Contact:
Hanna de Geest
Email:
studentlife@dmu.edu
Phone:
(641) 295-3494
Come in for your FREE back-to-school physical during two days of walk-in physicals (no appointment or insurance required). Tuesday, July 30, noon-5 p.m., and Wednesday, July 31, noon-5 p.m at Des Moines University. Vaccines will be available for eligible individuals. Translators available.

Back To School Physicals at DMU

Jul 30, 12:00 pm
Location:
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines
Organization:
Des Moines University Clinic
Contact:
Hanna de Geest
Email:
Hanna.deGeest@dmu.edu
Phone:
(515) 271-1710
Every kid deserves a healthy start to the school year, and DMU would like to be your medical home! Tuesday, July 30, noon-5 p.m., and Wednesday, July 31, noon-5 p.m. Come in for your FREE back-to-school physical during two days of walk-in physicals (no appointment or insurance required).

Iowa Legal Aid’s Community Schools Project, SUMMER CLINICS

Aug 6 (all day)
Location:
1000 Porter Avenue, Des Moines, 50315
Organization:
Iowa Legal Aid, Community Schools Project
Contact:
Mandy Simons
Email:
csp@iowalaw.org
Phone:
(515) 421-9091
Iowa Legal Aid's Community School Project will host Summer Clinics at the Welcome Center.

Youth Healthy Relationships for System-Involved Girls of Color

Sep 30 (all day)
Location:
Varies
Event For:
11 - 17
Audience Location:
Varies
Cost:
FREE
Organization:
Courageous Access
Contact:
Courageous Fire
Email:
courageousaccess@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 428-0077
System-involved girls of color get a Black female facilitator to help them build a healthy relationship model & identify healthy influence w/their peers. In this 6- to 8-wk span, they get free food they choose, engaging, relatable learning techniques, & resources for support and greater health after

Parenting Skills

Oct 10 (all day)
Location:
4211 Grand Ave. Des Moines
Event For:
Families
Organization:
Richards Family Support Services
Contact:
Lisa Richards
Email:
Lisarichardsfss@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 779-7804
I provide in-home or in office parenting skills. 30 years of experience. Specializing in difficult behaviors, such as ADHD, trauma, or family issues.