Despite the circumstances, many of our programs continue to service clients.

WIC is in the process of going back to clinics.  Direct any WIC questions to 641-202-7114 or 641-344-6013. 

WIC and MCAH program staff are at 210 Russell Street in Creston.

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Visit our Find Us page for Outreach center phone numbers and hours open. Food pantries are still available at all Outreach centers.  To drop off donations or pick up a food box, PLEASE CALL AHEAD. 

Because of COVID-19 continuing to climb, some thrift stores have been closed to the public or have limited hours. Masks are required by staff and customers.  No loitering.  

MATURA Action Corporation is currently seeking

a Board Member in the Ringgold County:

     Ringgold County - Business/Other Representative

Voting is currently taking place in Adams Co. in order to fill

our CSBG Low-Income Client Representative.  Ballots must

be returned to MATURA Adams Co. Outreach Office by 3:00 pm, March 5, 2021.

Please contact MATURA's central office if you have any questions at (641) 782-8431.


Helping People.  Changing Lives.

MATURA Action Corporation shall provide quality programming for families and individuals in need,

assisting them in achieving self-sufficiency, in strengthening families and in improving their quality of life.



MATURA is the region's primary agency for striving to eliminate the causes and conditions of poverty.

MATURA is the designated Community Action Agency for the counties of Madison, Adams, Taylor, Union, Ringgold, and Adair. A few of our services extend beyond our six core counties. The links above detail

our programs and services.

We urge our customers to visit us at our many locations across the region. If you have any questions at any time, or would prefer to speak with us directly, please call us!  (641) 782-8431.

Thanks for visiting our site. We look forward to serving you!



available for FaDSS and

Head Start eligible families:

Applications are being accepted

for the Tenant-Based Rental Assistance. Because of COVID-19, please call (641) 782-8431.

Click here to do the Survey online.


"Our aim is not only to relieve the symptom of poverty, but to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." 

- President Lyndon Johnson  (January 8, 1964, State of the Union Address)

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MATURA 2018-2021

Strategic Plan


Annual Report


IRS Form 990

Financial and Organization Information


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992 or submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

Fax: (202) 690-7442


USDA Complaint Form

Click here to view in Spanish.

Iowa Non-Discrimination Statement:

It is the policy of this provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7 and 216.9.

If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this provider, please contact:

Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Grimes State Office Building
400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004
Phone Number: 515-281-4121 or 800-457-4416
Web site:


MATURA Action Corporation

Main Office

207B N Elm Street

Creston, Iowa  50801

Phone:  (641) 782-8431

Fax:  (641) 782-6287

 Equal Opportunity Employer 


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