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), Tuesday (boys) and Thursday (girls) from 4:00-7:00pm
  • 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 Preston Young at

“I love how we boldly proclaim the whole Gospel at Freedom for Youth! I have enjoyed getting to know all the students and look forward to sharing the good news with them every week!” - Nicole, Volunteer