Adair County

Date of HBI Establishment: July 2018
Website: Adair County
Contact: Stacie Euken / info@midwestpartnership.com / 515-523-1262
Cities:
There are no partner cities located in this county.

Iowa National Guard Family Services

Warrior and Family Services Brand of the Iowa National Guard

The Warrior & Family Services Branch is a Joint Force initiative that provides assistance to all military families, regardless of branch or component, who find themselves beyond the support capability of active duty military facilities or their home units. The Warrior & Family Services Branch acts as a network that allows families to mutually support one another. By providing families with information, resources and support, the program strengthens both the unit and service members. To learn more about these services, visit Warrior & Family Services.

Non-Profit Veteran Support Organizations

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veteran organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a community-service organization which has reached nearly three million members, men and women at almost 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide. These posts are organized into 55 departments -- one for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico and the Philippines. The American Legion's national headquarters is in Indianapolis, with additional offices in Washington, D.C. The American Legion Department of Iowa is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.  The Department Service Office is located in the Federal Building in Des Moines, with an additional office located in the VA Medical Center in Iowa City. Visit the Iowa Legion or email: info@ialegion.org.

Creston IowaWORKS Center Information

Creston IowaWorks Center

IowaWORKS Centers are committed to providing quality employment services to all military service members and their spouses. All veterans and their spouse may be eligible for priority service.  Please let a team member know upon check-in of your veteran status. IowaWORKS Centers provide a full range of job/career assistance. Individual services include:

  • Career counseling and job search skills development
  • Help locating employment and Registered Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Academic skill testing and hands-on computer classes
  • Creating resumes/cover letters and interview preparation

Please visit or contact the Creston IowaWORKS Center for more information:

215 N Elm Street
Creston, IA 50801
Phone: 641-782-2119 
Email

County Veteran Director

County service offices assist veterans with compensation/pensions, medical care, military records, grave markers and veteran home loans. Some counties may also have dedicated funds to assist with temporary shelter/utilities, food/health supplies, medical/dental, job placement, counseling and transportation. To learn more, visit the County Veterans Office. The Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs, with the support of citizens, recognizes and honors Iowa’s veterans and their families by providing the highest quality programs, services and benefits. Each of Iowa’s 99 counties has a Commissioner of Veterans Affairs and a county director. Veterans may wish to utilize the county office as the first point of contact.   

An Introduction to CHAMPs

Iowa's Certified Higher Academic Military Partners (CHAMPs) offer higher education incentives to qualified veterans, their spouses and dependents. Benefits include in-state tuition rates, on-campus support, credit for military courses and special financial considerations. 

There are currently no CHAMPs partners located in this county. Please check surrounding communities for CHAMPs offering online programs.

Home Base Iowa (HBI) communities offer valuable incentives for veterans who relocate to their community. Please contact the HBI community point of contact or county veteran director for more information.

  • Adair County Health & Fitness Center offers a 25% discount to veterans at their center in Greenfield.
  • Hotel Greenfield offers a 5% discount to Veterans during a 1-3 night stay and a 28% discount for 4+ nights. Ask about their weekly/monthly rate if extended lodging is required during the relocation process.
  • City of Adair offers a rebate on the purchase of a residential lot in the Crawford Addition Housing Development if a house is built within a specified time frame
  • RIADA, the local economic development group, will provide gift cards to veterans relocating to Adair.
  • Midwest Partnership EDC, the regional economic development group working in Adair County will provide a tour of Adair County and its communities, as well as introduce veterans and their families to key leaders, school administrators, area employers, etc.