Ames Emergency Residence Project - Ames, IA

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225 S. Kellogg Ave
Ames, IA 50010
: Phone: 515-232-8075
: http://www.amesshelter.org/

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Description: Emergency Residence Project provides emergency shelter for men, women, and families. The shelter also has transitional longer stay apartments for families. You should call ahead (515-232-8075) to see if we have available space.

We also provide homeless prevention assistance to Story County individuals who are facing evictions or the loss of their heat and lights.


Services:
Emergency Shelter

We provide short-term emergency shelter for people experiencing homelessness. Shelter guests are provided individualized housing support services to work towards improving their living situation. Food is also provided to shelter guests as needed.
Transitional Housing

We provide longer-term affordable housing to families with children that are experiencing homelessness. Families are provided individualized housing support services to assist families in finding and maintaining permanent housing. Support Services may include life skills counseling, employment assistance, budgeting/financial literacy, and referrals to community resources.

Homelessness Prevention
We provide financial assistance to Story County residents at imminent risk of losing their housing or having their utilities shut-off. We can also assist with deposit assistance to obtain housing. We accept applications on Mondays and Thursdays from 9AM-3PM.

Rapid Re-Housing
We provide short-term rental assistance to help households quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing.  Clients are provided individualized housing support services to assist in housing identification and maintaining permanent housing.  Support services may include life skills counseling, employment assistance, budgeting/financial literacy, landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities, and referrals to community resources.




Volunteers Requests by Ames Emergency Residence Project: yes


Do you have items to donate? Contact Ames Emergency Residence Project at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.


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Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Ames Emergency Residence Project at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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