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

“What I like about Freedom is it's a place to learn about God so that you know who made you, who created you and your personality." - Nura, Student