Partner Agencies

 

United Way of Story County has a key group of community partners that provide more than 90 core programs. Use the map below to find partner agencies providing programs in our key areas of health, education, or financial stability.

 

 

Please view this regularly updated list of resources if you are looking for assistance regarding the impacts of the pandemic.


Able Up Iowa- (515) 292-2972

  
Empowers Iowans with disabilities, their families, and the aging to achieve and maintain independence through lending, education, and advancing.
 

All Aboard for Kids - (515) 290-5349

Promotes broad community support for the children and families who are impacted by autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.

 


American Red Cross - (515) 246-6305

 
Helps local families in times of disasters; serves military personnel and their families; gives training in CPR, first aid, AED, and water safety.
 
 
Provides pre-school, before and after school, and summer child care on a sliding fee scale.
 
 

The Arc of Story County - (515) 232-9330

 
Offers a wide variety of supports and services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
 
 

Assault Care Center (ACCESS) - (515) 292-0500

 
Provides housing for abused women and families as well as crisis counseling and other services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
 
 
 
Helps instill values in young men and helps prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime and to achieve their full potential
 
 
 
Providing hope and opportunity to school aged youth through research-based youth development programs focused on academic success, healthy lifestyles, and character and leadership development.
 

The Bridge Home - (515) 232-8075

 
Provides an emergency shelter and meals to temporarily assist families and adults that struggle with homelessness.
 

Camp Fire Heart of Iowa - (800) 652-2242

  
Provides great programming when youth are out of school, especially during school breaks. Camp Fire programs help boys and girls grow into responsible individuals and develop sound values through the guidance of adult leaders in an outdoor setting.
 
 
 
Provides probation services for first time and low risk criminal offenders
 
 

Central Iowa RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) - (515) 733-4917

 
Recruits, screens, and matches adult volunteers aged 55+ with quality opportunities to share their skills, interests, and life experiences in response to a wide variety of community needs. Also manages a Volunteer Driver Transportation Program (enlisting volunteer drives to provide Story County residents with safe and reliable transportation to and from essential services), and Volunteer Management for Emergencies (natural disasters, public health, and safety emergencies) in Story County. 
 
 

ChildServe - (515) 232-7220

 
Provides and promotes comprehensive family centered services and supports that enable children with special health care needs to live at home with their families.
 
 

Eyerly Ball - (515) 598-3300

 
Focuses on the specific mental health needs of clients by helping them to identify their issues, set realistic goals, and take the necessary steps to help achieve their goals.
 
 

Friendship Ark Homes - (515) 292-9556

 
Community that provides homes and community supports for adults with intellectual disabilities helping them reach their fullest potential through faith, family, and friendship.
 

Friends of CASA - (515) 281-7299

 
Court Appointed Special Advocates, appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children.
 
 
Offers group activities designed to help girls have fun while learning to use resources wisely and to become good citizens. Builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
 
 
 
Provides emergency rent and utility assistance to prevent homelessness or disconnection. Helps with the purchase of healthy foods and gas vouchers to address transportation needs. 
 
 

Heartland Senior Services - (515) 233-2906

  
Provides services to seniors (age 60+) in the program areas of adult day care, nutrition (congregate and home delivered meals), outreach, and activities.
  
 
  
Provides public transit to all citizens of Story County
  
 

Legal Aid Society of Story County - (515) 382-2471

  
Provides legal assistance to income eligible residents of Story County on a broad range of civil matters, including but not limited to, family law, debtor/creditor and Social Security Disability Appeals
 
  
Provides services for people with disabilities; respite care, crisis child care; residential treatment for children; mental health assessments and in-home mental health services; parent education
  
 

Mainstream Living, Inc. - (515) 232-8405

  
Provides services to persons with disabilities which are designed to enhance opportunities, create success, and fulfill dreams
 

Mary Greeley Medical Center Home Health Services - (515) 239-6730

  
Provides visiting nurse and home health services on a sliding fee scale; helps children and elderly adults maintain preventative health programs through community clinics; offers Meals on Wheels, Lifeline and Hospice services
  
 

Mid-Iowa Community Action, Inc. (MICA) - Health Services: (515) 232-9020 and Family Development Services: (515) 956-3333

  
Provides a range of services for people with low income, including a dental clinic, family development, emergency food, and WIC
  
 
 
Provides support, education, and advocacy for persons with mental illness and their family members
 

Primary Health Care - (515) 686-5027

 
Offers a spectrum of medical and dental services including family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, OB, Title X services, substance abuse, behavioral health, oral medicine, HIV care and services, pharmacy, lab, and x-ray. Enabling services are available to help patients with entitlements, case management, transportation, translation, and patient education.
 
 

Raising Readers in Story County - (515) 520-8686

 
Promotes early language and literacy development in children from birth to 8 years of age and nurtures healthy parent-child relationships.
 

The Salvation Army - (515) 233-3567

  
Provides an array of services for all residents of Story County including food pantry, fresh seasonal produce, personal care items, diapers/wipes, homelessness prevention assistance, Representative Payee Program, and emergency disaster services.
   

Story Time Child Care Center - (515) 387-1259

 
Provides infant and toddler full-time care, pre-school, before/after school care and summer school-age care for families in Collins, Maxwell and the surrounding area.  
 
  
  
Provides infant, preschool, before/after school care, and summer school age care for students and working families on a sliding fee scale
  
 
 

YSS - (515) 233-3141

 
Comprehensive services for the prevention, diversion, and treatment of youth and family problems including education, afterschool, mentoring, counseling, crisis intervention, shelter, drug treatment, foster care, adoption, family development, and aftercare
 
 

YWCA Ames-ISU - (515) 294-1663

 
Offers programs designed to empower women and girls and to eliminate racism.