Opportunity Center Services are available at select hours or by appointment. Please call 319-739-0456 or drop in to set up an appointment or to see if a computer is available for job seeking or other financial stability activities.
Monday 9 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday, 9 am – noon
Thursday, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 9 am – Noon
Evenings by appointment
*hours are subject to change
Urban Dreams is a Des Moines-based non-profit working in partnership with the City of Cedar Rapids and the Cedar Rapids Public Library, aiming to help community members develop their skills and connect with area employers. Contact them at 319.739.0468.
The Urban Dreams Cedar Rapids Food Pantry is located in the Opportunity Center at Ladd Library. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm. Walk-ins are welcome.
The Opportunity Center at Ladd Library is a collaboration between the Cedar Rapids Public Library, Kirkwood Community College, and United Way of East Central Iowa. Designed as an entry point for anyone who needs services, the Opportunity Center is a unique partnership in Cedar Rapids.
We are your connection to the support services and skills you need to learn, earn, and thrive. We offer support services in a variety of areas, including:
- Job Training and Placement
- Health Care Navigation
- Financial Counseling
- Social Services
- Entrepreneurial Training
Inquiries can be made by filling out the form below or calling 319.739.0456.
Contact - Opportunity Center
Thanks to our financial supporters:
City of Cedar Rapids
Kirkwood Community College
The Hall-Perrine Foundation
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation