Mission In Community Assistance and Housing

The mission of MICAH House is to provide a safe and nurturing environment with support services for those families and individuals experiencing the crisis of homelessness.

2016 Achievements

  • MICAH House served 897 individuals, 482 of whom were children
  • 26,133 nights of shelter were provided
  • 30,599 nutritious meals were served that allowed guests to use financial resources to obtain permanent housing
  • 24% of adults gained employment during their stay
  • 50% of clients were able to move from MICAH House to stable housing
  • 48% of clients served were from Nebraska, with the majority coming from the Omaha Metro Area
  • 39% of clients served were from Iowa, with the majority from the Council Bluffs area
  • 13% of clients last place of permanent residence was from a state other than Iowa or Nebraska
We are more than a shelter. We are a place where families turn when they have nowhere else to go. This means that we have to meet those families with dignity and respect. Stop by for a tour, and help make MICAH House, your house.
— Jaymes Sime, Executive Director