Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation

Serving Allamakee, Bremer, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek

NEICAC MISSION ~ Through dynamic partnerships, quality family services, advocacy and education, NEICAC advances community development and improves social and economic conditions for individuals and families with limited resources.

Make a Donation – Change a Life

Charitable donations made to NEICAC are always needed and may have a tax benefit to the donor.

NEW – NEICAC Dashboard Reports!

Check out what we’ve been up to. Click below to read our monthly agency and program updates.

Governor Reynolds issues Disaster Proclamations for Allamakee & Clayton County

Governor Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Tuesday, April 25, 2023,

for Clayton County and Friday, April 28, 2023, for Allamakee County

in response to flooding beginning April 24, 2023.

The final day to apply is June 9, 2023 for Clayton County

& June 12, 2023, for Allamakee County.

NEW: Head Start Preschool Program Accepting Applications

The Head Start Program has openings in all service-area communities. Head Start is a full day, full week preschool experience for eligible children, ages 3-5 years old.


We Help Individuals and Families in Northeast Iowa

Chat with us if you need help with the following featured crisis assistance services and to learn other ways in which we might be able to assist you.

Get in Touch

You can browse our help articles, start a conversation online by clicking on the green “Chat with an Expert” box, or book an appointment with one of our team members.


Head Start & Early Head Start provides high-quality home visiting and preschool for children 0-5 years.

The Transit program promotes community development with safe and affordable transportation to the public. Call 1-866-382-4259 to schedule a ride.

FaDSS provides services that promote, empower, and nurture families toward economic and emotional


Family Services Offices operate a Crisis Assistance Program which provides financial assistance for those facing a crisis or emergency. NEICAC also operates several food pantries with both food and personal products.

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program can help with a supplemental payment of residential heating costs. Eligible households can also receive financial assistance with past due utility bills and furnace repair or replacement.

The WAP Program helps to improve housing safety, comfort and affordability to eligible households.

The Housing Program provides safe and affordable housing to seniors, individuals with disabilities and individuals and families with

limited resources.

The CACFP provides meal reimbursement and nutrition education to registered child care providers.


NEICAC serves the counties of Allamakee, Bremer, Clayton, Chickasaw, Fayette, Howard, & Winneshiek. We provide services to over 10,000 individuals each year. Our work enables individuals and families in Northeast Iowa to live, work, and contribute to their communities.


Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation (NEICAC) is a 501(c)3 private non-profit operating in NE Iowa. Charitable donations are always needed and have a tax benefit to the donor.

Our organization has earned the 2022 Gold Seal of Transparency with Candid! You can support our work with trust and confidence by viewing our #NonprofitProfile