Address:503 Benton StBoone, IA 50036Map & Directions
Services: *Emergency shelter (rent/utility assistance)
*SHARE - sign up for reduced price food
Address:606 Greene StBoone, IA 50036Map & Directions
Services: Low-income Energy Assistance and Weatherization Payment towards repair for furnace Various rent and utility assistance programs Outreach; emergency food pantry, housing
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Address:1312 3rd StPerry, IA 50220Map & Directions
Services: MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION provides assistance to persons who find themselves temporarily unable to pay rent or utilities because of an emergency, illness, loss of a job, or death in a family It will also provide temporary housing and food for those who are homeless. Also can provide gas vouchers and transient assistance.
Hours: Irregular - call for details
Address:1212 2nd StPerry, IA 50220Map & Directions
Services: FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTER provides financial assistance for rent and utility assistance.
FOOD PANTRY can assist families with food up to four times per year (once every 90 days). Serves Bouton, Perry, Woodward, Minburn and Dawson.
MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAM provides prenatal care including: medical care from a physician, nutrition and dental assessments as well as counseling from a social worker.
WIC PROGRAM offers nutrition education and direct assistance in the form of food coupons redeemable at grocery stores, for pregnant women, infants, and children up to age five.
WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM offers insulating attic and side walls Administers federal Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program - provides heating assistance payments and furnace and hot water heater checks. This program can replace any unsafe furnace or water heater if the client owns their home or rents.
ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM may pay partially for heating bill if meet guidelines. LIHEAP.
FAMILY DEVELOPMENT is designed to assist families on ADC achieve economic and social self sufficiency.
SHARE IOWA is a non-profit self help program For two hours of volunteer service, participants can purchase a $25-$45 supplemental food package of frozen meats, fresh fruits and vegetables at a reduced cost of $22.00 in cash or food stamps. Food orders must be made in advance; a variety of food packages is available each month. Call or visit web site for local office information; this is a statewide program.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-3 pm
Address:14238 500th AveAmes, IA 50014Map & Directions
Services: Church and Rent and utility assistance
Hours: Church: times vary by service and program
Assistance - call for an appointment
Address:126 S Kellogg Ave Suite 101Ames, IA 50010Map & Directions
Services: To assist Story County citizens with accessing resources and services, allowing them the opportunity to improve their quality of life.
Through our office, you can find assistance with:
*Emergency rent & utilities (General Assistance)
*Donating to and obtaining furniture from the Furniture Bank
*Story County Veterans Affairs
*Central Point of Coordination (CPC) process for determining eligibility for funding of mental health services
*Case Management services for individuals with Chronic Mental Illness, Mental *Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, and Brain Injury
*Information and referral for mental health services
Address:230 SE 16th St #101Ames, IA 50010Map & Directions
Services: Mid-Iowa Community Action serves low-income children and families through a variety of programs, including: Head Start preschool, Early Head Start child care, LIHEAP energy assistance, WIC nutrition, and family development programs, and food pantry can be visited once every 2 months and get bread daily with photo ID that proves they live in Story Co.
*MICA Story County Family Development Center offers information and referral services for low-income individuals ad families MICA may be able to help persons in need access emergency services such as: food assistance, rental assistance (depends on funding, no deposits for people being evicted or the homeless with photo ID proving live in Story Co.), furnace repairs, utilities assistance (depends on funding or if it will be a disconnect )and other services MICA works in collaboration with other nonprofit agencies and churches to help families in need.
*Provides in-home family development services Home visits to connect families with resources.
*Provide emergency dental services, dental care, children's sealants and fluoride care, fillings and extractions Elderly outreach program in clinic and long term care facilities.
*MICA's Living With HIV program helps individuals with HIV in Boone, Franklin, Greene, Hardin, Hamilton, Marshall, and Story counties coordinate essential health services. Services include referrals to infectious disease specialists, locating medical and prescription coverage, and referrals to substance abuse and mental health programs. The Living With HIV program, in some circumstances, also helps individuals with living expenses and gasoline vouchers. MICA started the program in 2000.
The Living With HIV program is based in Mid-Iowa Community Action's Story County office in the lower level of the Story County Human Services Building, 126. S. Kellogg, Ames. For more information, call (515) 956-3312
Project Share is an emergency energy assistance program through Alliant Energy Low income families may receive a one-time emergency payment to prevent electricity disconnection or to reconnect electricity Funds are not available for deposits
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Address:225 S Kellogg AveAmes, IA 50010Map & Directions
Services: Provides short-term shelter and meals to homeless adults and families, transitional housing to families and emergency rent assistance Helps with past due rent, deposits, and utilities when funds are available.
Hours: Shelter check in after 4p. For assistance with avoiding eviction or loss of utilities can come in between 9a-3:30p. Call for information and if staff is busy can leave message and they will call back.
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Address:515 Clark AveAmes, IA 50010Map & Directions
Services: Program's vary Applications are available at City Hall or online at http://www.city.ames.ia.org
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Address:106 N Jackson St # 1Mt Pleasant, IA 52641Map & Directions
Services: VETERAN SERVICES: Helps wartime veterans or the family of a wartime veteran with rent, utilities, and limited medical expenses in time of need
Hours: Tue 10 am-12 Noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm,6 pm-8 pm, Wed 8 am-12 noon, Thu 10 am-12 Noon, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm,