211 - a free resource for access to health and human services information local to you. 211 is available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.


COVID-19 Community Resources


2022 Tax Preparation Assistance 


ALICE Project - ALICE, an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, is a new way of defining and understanding the struggles of households that earn above the Federal Poverty Level, but not enough to afford a bare-bones household budget.


ASSET - Analysis of Social Services Team


Central Iowa Community Services - To assist Story County citizens with accessing resources and services, allowing them the opportunity to improve their quality of life.


Cost of Living in Iowa - Policy Project Report


CyRide - CyRide is the city bus system for Ames, Iowa. It is a collaboration between the City of Ames, Iowa State University (ISU), and ISU's Student Government.


FamilyWize - prescription discount card available to anyone


Story County Food Resources (also available in Spanish)- Lists available resources/sites for food pantries, home-delivered meals, BackPack programs, and nutrition education.


Story County Financial Assistance Resources  -  En Espanol


Iowa Housing Search - Real-time rental housing vacancies


ISU Extension - Connecting the needs of Iowans with Iowa State University research and resources.


Story County Alliance for Philanthropy - The Story County Alliance for Philanthropy is interested in showing appreciation for all that has been accomplished in the name of giving and to show that there is still much to do.


Story County Community Foundation - Story County Community Foundation facilitates and promotes private giving through the establishment of endowments, acts as a resource for nonprofit endowment building, and awards grants for the betterment of Story County.


Story County Transportation Collaboration website        Story County Transportation Brochure