[Photo: ECC Entrance at 601 Second Avenue SouthEast]

601 Second Avenue SE Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401 319-366-2651

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Ecumenical Community Center

Ministries of Humanitarian Care & Service



Our Mission

Sharing Ministries of Humanitarian Care and Service
with the Surrounding Neighborhoods

Here at ECCF

Requests for assistance are opportunities to review resources and options. Along with rent, utility, auto gas, and ID assistance, community gifts to ECCF provide financial and life coaching. We also distribute resource lists and in-kind donations of necessities like laundry and dish soap, toilet tissue, and personal care items.

Join Us In
Making Today Better &
Tomorrow Brighter for
Neighbors in Need through

Helping Hands Ministry

providing financial assistance and referrals for basic needs

Call 319-366-2651 for an Appointment

Stop by weekdays, 10 AM - 4 PM. Or call and leave a message with your first and last name, your phone number and a brief message explaining your need. Please be very clear about your phone number. We will call you back as soon as we can to review how we can best assist.


providing specialized abilities-based computer learning services, mainly to people with disabilities

Call 319-362-4284 for an Appointment

ECCF Agency Housing

providing low cost office space rented to other non-profit agencies.

Call 319-366-2651 or 319-362-4284 to Inquire

Or see
our Agency Housing page

We are also associated with

Margaret Bock Housing

"A Home on Third"

1021 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403

One person only per room with shared bathrooms.
$350 - $370 per month includes utilities.


Make a Financial Gift to ECCF - Every Dollar Helps !

Or make an In-Kind Gift:
Items People Need


Can you bring a few hours of your lived experience and compassion to help make better todays and brighter tomorrows for our neighbors who work hard to make ends meet?

Or do you just have a few hours each month to help us with teaching, or with data entry?

Host a Drive for Personal Care Items and Household Soaps!

Come visit!

Call Robin at 362-4284
Or Jeff at 366-2651.

Or use Our E-Mail Contact Form

Watch a Quick Video Introduction [Photo:  ECCF COO Robin Brunner by a Presentation Board at an Event]

Download ECCF Brochure in PDF Format

See how gifts to ECCF helped in 2023!

[Charts: Helping Hands Ministry Rent, Utility and other assistance.  Contact us for alternative formats

Food List by Day of Week (PDF)

Food List By Day of Week (text only)

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