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An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020. 

The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, vehicles are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing.

WDM Human Services offers the holiday assistance programs listed below to qualifying residents of West Des Moines. Income guidelines and deadlines apply.

  • Thanksgiving Food Assistance (registration deadline - Nov 12, 2020)       
  • Christmas Food Assistance (registration deadline - Dec 10, 2020)           
  • Giftland (formerly Toyland - registration deadline - Dec 10, 2020) 
  • Adopt-A-Family (registration deadline - Dec 10, 2020)      

           2020 Holiday registration begins October 12th. Walk-in welcome - limited appointments available.

    REGISTRATION HOURS
    Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays:  8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Wednesdays:  8 a.m. to noon

    Our office is located at 139 6th Street in West Des Moines. Please call 515-222-3660 to make an appointment.

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