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Hi there! We're so glad you've reached our site to learn all about Highland Park Community Development Association and the wonderful programs that we offer. These include several low-cost enrichment programs including:

Precious Beginnings

Other Programs


*Click on each bullet point to learn more about each program.

Our Mission

Highland Park Community Development Association, Inc.'s mission is to empower and create independence in the lives of low-income individuals and families on the north side of Des Moines, Iowa. This is primarily accomplished through activities of economic enrichment, educational support, Kindergarten ready childcare services, and affordable housing options. The impact and end result of all this work is the restoration of dignity and worth in the lives of the poor.

Contact Info:


Phone: 515-444-7698 (Philip Herman, Director of HPCDA)



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