The inner-city Des Moines Freedom Center, established in 2006, contains nine buildings. The 6-acre campus includes a backyard with a basketball court, a large kitchen, computer lab, wood shop, activity center, art studio, welding shop, bike shop, and more.

The following after school programs are offered for K-12th grade students for the 2018 - 2019 school year:

  • Whiz Kidz (elementary), Monday from 3:00-6:30pm and Wednesday from 1:30-5:00pm
  • Discovery (middle school), Thursday from 3:30-5:30 (Spring 2019 Semester)
  • Journey (high school), Monday from 4:00-6:30pm at the Freedom Blend Coffee shop

For more information about the Des Moines Freedom Center, please contact

"I like that the volunteers teach us about God and Jesus and help us." - Kella, Student