Current Openings

To check on service availability, contact Christian Opportunity Center’s admissions department in the location you are interested in. Please note that certain programs may have a wait for services depending on staffing availability.

Des Moines 

House J – HOME CHARACTERISTICS: The house is a ranch-style 4-bedroom duplex in Johnston. This home is not wheelchair accessible. The available room is located in the basement, and there is a bathroom with a shower that would be shared with one other roommate. The house currently has 3 females, ages 30-54. This is a 24-hour home with staff available for the roommates. Rent at the home is 30% of the renter’s income per month. Utilities, cable, yard maintenance, and other living expenses (i.e., groceries) are split among the housemates. The house is owned by Christian Opportunity Center.

LOOKING FOR: A female with an easy-going personality on the ID waiver would be an ideal housemate. The housemates are looking for someone who enjoys going out to eat and doing activities in the community. Church is an important part of the roommates’ weekly activities. The individual will be encouraged to attend a day program or work.

House C – HOME CHARACTERISTICS: The house is a ranch-style 4-bedroom house in Clive. This home is not wheelchair accessible. The available room is located on the main level, and there is a bathroom with a shower that would be shared with two other roommates. There is a second common area located in the basement. The house currently has 3 females, ages 23-36. This is a 24-hour home with staff available for the roommates. Rent at the home is 30% of the renter’s income per month. Utilities, cable, yard maintenance, and other living expenses (i.e., groceries) are split among the housemates. The house is owned by Christian Opportunity Center.

LOOKING FOR: A female with an easy-going personality on the ID waiver would be an ideal housemate. The housemates are looking for someone who prefers to stay home and do simple activities. The individual will be encouraged to attend a day program or work.

Contact COC’s admissions department to receive updates on openings in the Des Moines region.


Pella

No openings at this time.

Contact COC’s admissions department to receive more information on these openings in the Pella region.


Oskaloosa

No openings at this time.

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Indianola

House K – HOME CHARACTERISTICS:  The house is a ranch-style 4-bedroom home in a quiet northwest neighborhood of Indianola. This older home has two levels, the basement was refinished in 2020, there are 2 walk-in showers and an awesome deck to set on to bird watch or to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. It currently has 3 female roommates, ages 30-50.  This is a 24-hour waiver home, staffed 24/7. Rent is 30% of renter’s monthly income.  Utilities, cable, yard maintenance & other living expenses are split 4 ways among the housemates.  The house is owned by Christian Opportunity Center.

LOOKING FOR: A woman with an easy-going personality on the ID waiver would be an ideal housemate. The housemates are looking for someone who enjoys listening to country music, participating in Special Olympics, going to dances, watching movies and going for rides around the nearby lake. Other common interests include crafts, puzzles, cooking and having fun going to an array of community happenings.

Contact COC’s admissions department for updates on openings in the Indianola region.


Knoxville

No openings at this time.

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