An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19. The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, cars are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing. 

There are several ways you can help or donate through the City of West Des Moines. If you are primarily interested in donating your time through volunteer work, please complete a Volunteer Interest Form. Otherwise, keep reading below for opportunities to help or donate.

Human Services

Volunteer with West Des Moines Human Services for services including the following:

  • clothing closet
  • handyman              
  • food pantry
  • office work
  • special events                
  • holiday programs

For more information on volunteering with Human Services, click HERE.

You can also donate to Human Services online or by mail. For more information on making a donation, click HERE.

Parks and Recreation

Adopt a Park/Trail

Bench Donation Program

Police Department

Become a Reserve Officer
Become a Police Volunteer

Public Works Department

Adopt a Street


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