Supporting Our Community Through God’s Strength

“When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up—one on one side, one on the other—so that his hands remained steady till sunset.” - Exodus 17:12.

Faith-Centered Crisis Intervention Services in Waterloo, IA

Eastside Ministerial Alliance, Inc. believes in offering a helping hand to our community in Waterloo, IA. Established in 1995, our non-profit organization focuses on community outreach and development through faith-based practice, county partnerships, and financial assistance. When you need help, we’ll always be there to support you. 

Financial Assistance

Social Programs

Educational Programs

Community Events

Community Dinners

Church Services


community outreach center

Since our inception, our non-profit organization has been committed to establishing, conducting, and maintaining social assistance programs and crisis intervention services. We strive to help our community members advance and to provide opportunities for our underserved members who have fallen through the social service, economical, and educational cracks. It’s our belief that a united community is a stronger community, and under His light, we’ll help our brothers and sisters navigate the complexities of life. 

Mission Statement

"Establish, conduct, and maintain educational, social, charitable, economic, and recreational programs and endeavors as may assist in the advancement of its members and aid in the general welfare of a population in the community that is under-served or have otherwise fallen through the social service, economical, and educational cracks."

  • Help individuals and families who would otherwise fall through the cracks.
  • Give hope where there is hopelessness.
  • Build neighborhoods and vibrant communities.
  • Make the Cedar Valley stronger and more united.
  • Pave the way to a bright community future.

What We Do

Eastside Ministerial Alliance develops social assistance programs for our community and fosters Christian fellowship through community dinners, church sermons, and more. Our goal is to improve conditions in at-risk homes; assist families overcoming obstacles, including illness and loss of job; and provide crisis intervention services. If you’re experiencing any hardships, you can turn to our non-profit organization for help. 

Program Partnerships

Our non-profit organization is proudly partnered with Black Hawk County and Waterloo Housing Authority to provide home down payment assistance programs, volunteer income tax preparation, free medical clinics, dental assistance, and early literacy programs for children. We’re always thinking of new ways we can help our community and continue to develop innovative programs that encourage strength, faith, and peace.

Call Our Office

Eastside Ministerial Alliance cares about our community. If you or someone you know is in trouble, don’t hesitate to call our office.

(319) 235-5580