Justice For Our Neigbors

4th Monday of the Month

Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON) is a nonprofit organization, welcoming low-income immigrants of all faiths into our churches and communities by providing free, high-quality immigration legal services, education, and advocacy. 

Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors has been serving low-income clients in our communities since 1999.  Established by the United Methodist Committee on Relief in 1999, Iowa JFON helps people from all over the world.  Our services are available to all without regard to race, gender, or religion. Clinics are located in Cedar Rapids, Columbus Junction, Decorah, Des Moines, Ottumwa, Marshalltown and Storm Lake.

The JFON Legal Clinic is held at Grace in Fellowship Hall on the 4th Monday of each month from 4:30 to 9 p.m.

Legal Services

We provide help with

  • Family Reunification
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Domestic Abuse Victims (VAWA and U–Visa)
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • General Consiltation



Iowa JFON is committed to bringing about change in immigration laws and public policy. Iowa JFON advocates for:

  • Family Unity
  • A Path to Citizenship
  • Humane Enforcement
  • Protection for Vulnerable Migrants



  • We educate immigrant communities to better understand their rights and complex immigration process.
  • We equip broader communities to partner with immigrants in order to respond to changes in immigration policy and practice.
  • We engage with religious communities to understand immigration issues from a faith perspective.

Community Calendar

Fri 19

New Beginnings Narcotics Anonymous

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 20

Broad Highway AA

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 21

Chronic Pain Support Group

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mon 22
Mon 22

SAGE Aktion Club

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon 22

Parenting Way Family Meeting

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon 22

Des Moines Vocal Arts Ensemble

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 22

Boy Scout Troop 61

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue 23

Free Hot Meal

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 23

Free Health Clinic Appointments

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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