Central Iowa Overeaters Anonymous

If you are new or visiting this website for the first time, we extend a special welcome to our website.  We invite you to attend a meeting listed below.  At a meeting, you will find someone who can help, or you can observe to see what it is like.  You don't have to be alone any more.

Still not sure? Browse through our About Overeaters Anonymous menu above for more information, or call one of our meeting contacts listed below.  We also have a Contact Us page to request more information.


3:00 pm       Atlantic, 309 Elm Street, 50022. Contact: Karen (712)-774-5620. 

4:00 pm       Des Moines, Tifereth Israel Synagogue, 924 Polk Blvd. Focus: Big Book. Contact: Marla S. (515) 238-1686

5:30 pm       Des Moines Windsor Presbyterian Church, Heart and Hand Group6301 University Ave. Focus: Discussion/Speaker on the last Sunday of the month. Contact: Rob H. (515) 491-4934


12:00 pm     Forest City Waldorf College 106 S. 6th St. Thorson Hall, Rm. 5. Contact: Cynthia (641) 525-0771

6:30 pm       Carroll 1240 Heires St. E.  Contact: Heidi (712) 830-6517

7:30 pm        Lamoni Community Center, 108 S. Chestnut St.  Contact: Kristie (816) 808-0223 


12:00 pm     Des Moines First Christian Church, 2500 University, 2nd floor library-Handicap accessible. Focus: Literature. Contact: Elaine 515-771-4005

5:00 pm       Storm Lake  St. John’s Lutheran Church 402 Lake Avenue. Focus: OA Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. Contact: Kathy 712-732-1614


4:30 pm       Mason City First Baptist Church, 125 E. State St. Use the East sidewalk door on Pennsylvania.  Downstairs, 5th door on left. Contact: Julie 641-430-0568

5:30 pm       Des Moines Grace United Methodist Church 38th & Cottage Grove. Library-Handicap accessible. Focus: HOW format. Contact: Coe Ann (515) 865-2038.


7:00 pm         Des Moines Big Book Highlighters, Cathedral of St. Paul 815 High St., Library, use parking lot on Pleasant (north side), enter through back door and go to  right, Focus: Big Book, Step Study. Contact: Bill (515) 577-8169


10:30 am     Marshalltown Marshalltown Public Library 105 W. Boone Street, Rm 1. Contact: Shirley (641) 753-7185 

5:15 pm       Des Moines Mercy First Step, Mercy Medical Clinic, 1750 48th St., Suite 2, Use SE corner doors and go to the reception desk.  Focus: Topic Discussion. Contact: Julie P. (515) 853-3743


7:30 am       Des Moines, Men's Meeting, Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 815 High St., Library. Focus: Literature. Contact: Kevin C. (515) 468-7580

9:00 am       Des Moines Central Presbyterian Church, 3829 Grand Ave. Rm 206-Handicap accessible, Child Care – all ages. Focus: OA Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.  Contact: Tara W. (515) 865-0549

10:00 am    Clear Lake, 1st Congregational Church, 205 W. 10th Ave, N. Use SW corner door, lower level. Contact: Pat (641)-357-3665    

Go to the Meetings page for newcomer information, to print the Pocket Meeting List, and to find a  link for online meetings.