Natural Disaster Resources
Resources for Ankeny Residents
Ankeny Service Center
Ankeny Service Center works with clients to identify needs, develop solutions, utilize qualified partners, and make the appropriate referrals. Programs we operate include holiday assistance, emergency assistance, transportation services for seniors, and food assistance.
The Ankeny Service Center is located at:
406 SW School Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
Call 515-965-1976 for more information.
IMPACT Community Action Partnership
IMPACT Community Action Partnership provides an emergency food pantry, free garden seeds, low-income home energy assistance (LIHEAP), special holiday projects, Federal Emergency Management Assistance Programs (FEMA), budget counseling to maintain utilities, and telephone services. Call 515-965-0433 for more information.
Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Reimbursement Program
The Stormwater BMP Reimbursement Program allows Ankeny landowners, businesses, and schools to incorporate stormwater BMPs on their property to improve the water quality and decrease the water quantity in our streams and detention basins. The program is intended to help cover the cost of materials and/or contracted labor to install such practices. Email Amy Bryant at email@example.com or call 515-963-3542 for more information.
Metro Home Improvement Program
Metro Home Improvement Program provides assistance for housing repairs such as siding, roofs, windows, electrical and plumbing, as well as any city code violations up to $12,500. The awards are in the form of a five-year forgivable loan to eligible households with income less than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) for Polk County. Eligible property types are single-family dwellings and do not include mobile homes, homes being purchased on contract, duplexes or rental units.
View more information about the Metro Home Improvement Program.
- Help for Non-Profit Organizations
- Polk County Emergency Management
- Iowa Flood Center
- Caution about fraud risks
- National Flood Insurance Program (FEMA)
- Top 10 Tips for Deducting Losses from a Disaster (IRS)
Recovery Services & Resources
Community partners from the following organization can provide resources and assistance for individuals impacted by natural disasters such as floods, derechos, tornados, etc.: