Buchanan Community Services Program

Operation Threshold’s Buchanan County office provides a number of services to residents of Buchanan County. Services provided out of the Buchanan County office include many of those provided in Black Hawk County , including Energy Assistance (LIHEAP), Crisis Assistance, Weatherization, WIC, and Family Development Services. Other programming/services available to Grundy County residents specifically include:

  • Stork’s Nest program
  • Family Nest program
  • Early Head Start
  • Operation Santa Claus
  • School Supplies Drive
  • Share the Warmth
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

All services are aimed at helping families address a current crisis and/or assist families with developing skills to attain self-sufficiency.

Generally, participants must earn below 150% of the federal poverty level to be eligible for many programs. However, some programs have different income eligibility limits (such as WIC, Weatherization, and Early Head Start). Please see information about those specific programs for income eligibility information or call the Buchanan office at (319) 334-9289 for more information.