Disaster Resources

If you have been affected by the 301 S. 4th St. fire, this page has additional local resources for you.

American Red Cross - immediate needs assistance (515-243-7681)

American Red Cross After A Fire brochure - tips for replacing documents, cleaning up and emotional health

Ames Rental Information - list of currently available rentals in Ames

Central Iowa Community Services (CICS) has a 24-hour crisis phone line available to anyone to experiencing a crisis (844-258-8858). In addition, CICS will fund an initial mental health therapy appointment at Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services for tenants affected by the fire at 301 S. 4th St. Please contact Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services, 2521 University Blvd., Ste. 121, at 515-598-3300 directly to schedule an appointment.

Rent Smart Ames - City of Ames rental resource page

Salvation Army - immediate needs assistance (515-233-3567)

Story County Resource List - rent and utility assistance, food and clothing pantry locations and other contacts

Document Replacement


Iowa State University students

Dean of Students Office - assistance with housing, classes or other university-related issues

International Students and Scholars - assistance with replacing passport and visa

ISU Card Office - replacing ISU card

Student Counseling Services - M-F 8AM-5PM (515-294-5056)

Student Legal Services - free legal aid for currently enrolled students

Thielen Student Health Center - assistance with replacing prescriptions, health information