In Response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) - Effective until further notice

  • Refugee Counseling is reopen. For details click here

  • We are currently considering opening back up some of our services but for right now only the food pantry,  immigration consultations and refugee counselling are available. Please check back here or on our Facebook page for updates.

  • Food pantry is open on Wednesday 9-5 pm, and Thursday 12-6:30 pm. Food distribution process has been changed temporarily. Food will be pre-boxed and then given out at the front desk.

  • If you are unable to come to the food pantry or are showing signs of illness call 319-519-6165 from 9 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday for food delivery.

  • We are continually responding by cleaning and disinfecting according to CDC guidelines

The IC Compassion Board is committed to making sure volunteers and community members are safe and protected from exposure to the coronavirus. We are also committed to balancing this with the daily needs of the community.

We equip people at their point of need to move out of poverty and inspire them to be of service to others

I wanted to thank you for all the wonderful work you do to help families like mine reunite. My mom got her visa!!!! We are so relieved and happy. I thank you! We could not have done it without you.



-Immigration Client


Immigration Services

The ICCompassion Immigration Resource Center is authorized by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) to officially provide high quality, low-cost immigration legal services to our community.​

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Food Assistance

Our food pantry is open every Monday from 11 AM - 1 PM, Wednesday from 12-4 PM, and every Thursday from 5:30-7:00 PM.  We also offer a free community meal every Wednesday night from 5-6 PM.

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Community Education

Every week we have ESL classes, citizenship classes, and one-on-one tutoring. 

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Refugee Counseling

The refugee counseling center is available to all refugees and immigrants of our community. The counseling center provides social and emotional health support.

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Other Services

We provide walk in assistance for those in need of help with paperwork. We also provide assistance with people in need of household items and transportation assistance. 

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Come Visit Us 

Our services rely on your support.

We appreciate your generosity.

1035 Wade St

Iowa City, IA 52240

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1035 Wade St

Iowa City, IA 52240