News

 To contact the MATURA Administration Office call (641) 782-8431


 

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May 17, 2019…

The Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program (IIAGP) has been activated in Union County in response to heavy rains, hail, straight-line winds, tornadoes, widespread flooding & flash flooding on May 17, 2019.

Applications for the Iowa Assistance Grant Program are being accepted until July 19, 2019.  Contact MATURA Action Corporation, 207 N Elm, Creston, Iowa, phone number (641) 782-8431.

 

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April 8, 2019…

MATURA’s Adams County Outreach location has moved!  Stop and see us!

        MATURA Adams County Outreach
         1402 Hull Street
         Corning, IA  50841

        Open Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays        8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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March 20, 2019…

The Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program (IIAGP) has been activated in Union County in response to flooding and flash flooding due to rapid snow melt combined with heavy rains, begining March 13 and continuing. 

Applications for the Iowa Assistance Grant Program are being accepted until June 11, 2019 (extended as of proclamation extending deadline released May 10, 2019).  Contact MATURA Action Corporation, 207 N Elm, Creston, Iowa, phone number (641) 782-8431.

 


October 11, 2018…

Ringgold and Union County are included in a disaster proclamation issued by Governor Reynolds because of severe weather, including damaging winds, heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes beginning October 4, 2018.  Applications for the Iowa Assistance Grant Program are being accepted through November 28, 2018.

For Union County, contact MATURA Action Corporation, 207 N Elm, Creston, Iowa, phone number (641) 782-8431. For Ringgold County, contact our Ringgold Outreach Center, 306 S. Garfield,  Mount Ayr, Iowa, phone number (641) 464-2401.


October 1, 2018…

All MATURA Outreach locations are now accepting applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for households that are elderly (60 & over) and/or disabled beginning October 1, 2018.

All other Households can apply beginning November 1, 2018.

All applications will be taken through April 30, 2019.

Go to our Find Us page to find the outreach center near you to contact and set up an appointment.


September 19, 2018…

Union County is included in a disaster proclamation issued by Governor Reynolds because of severe storms August 28-September 4, 2018.  Applications for the Individual Assistance Grant Program are being accepted through November 5, 2018, at MATURA Action Corporation, 207 N Elm, Creston, Iowa.  For more information call (641) 782-8431.


September 12, 2018…

MATURA’s Madison County Outreach will be closed Friday, September 14th, in the morning to have carpets cleaned.


September 7, 2018…

MATURA Action Corporation will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018, at IowaWORKS Southern Hills, 215 N Elm, Creston, Iowa, at 7:00 pm followed by a business meeting.


September 5, 2018…

Union County is included in a disaster proclamation issued by Governor Reynolds.  Application for the Iowa Assistance Grant Program are being accepted until November 5, 2018 at MATURA Action Corporation, 207 N Elm, Creston, Iowa.  For more information call (641) 782-8431.


June 14, 2018…

Effective July 2, 2018, there will be a change in hours for a couple of MATURA’s Outreach Centers:

The Ringgold County Outreach Center will be open 4 days a week, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, with the exception of holidays.

The Union County Outreach Center will be open 3 days a week, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, with the exception of holidays.


May 4, 2018…

May is Community Action Month – Come see us!  MATURA’s Outreach locations will all have Open Houses.  This is a great time to come find out what we do in the local communities!


June 28, 2017…

MATURA’s Ringgold County Outreach Center is in the process of moving to their new location:  306 Garfield Street, Mount Ayr, IA.  They will open July 3, 2017.


June 7, 2017…

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November 1, 2013 ….
The MATURA Union County Outreach Center and FaDSS have moved to 207B N. Elm St. in Creston.  The phone number changed to (641) 782-8431.  Though the Thrift Store has closed,  the Food Pantry remains open.


April 29, 2013 ….
New Logo

MATURA Action Corporation has a new logo, thanks to Taylor Powers, a student at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) and Linda Dainty, art & design instructor at SWCC. MATURA contacted Linda Dainty in November to see if she had students who would be interested in helping us come up with a new logo.

Click here to read more and to see our new logo.