Good Neighbor is closed to the public due to Covid 19. Please click on “Learn More” below if you have an emergency need for rent, utility, food or gasoline assistance. You must be a current resident of Story County to apply for our assistance.
The Iowa Finance Authority has funds, maximum $3200 per household, to help with up to 4 months mortgage and rent payments. Apply here: IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY ASSISTANCE APPLICATION
“The woman who helped me at the desk was so kind. I felt so much better when I left than when I came in. Thank you.” -SD
“I had to pay my babysitter for a week up front so I couldn’t afford our rent. I found Good Neighbor on the Internet and Lori helped me.” -JA
“Good Neighbor helped us back on our feet when my mental illness caused us to be homeless for awhile. We’re better now.” – KP
Good Neighbor's fiscal year runs July 1 to June 30 each year. Yesterday was the close of our 2019-20 Fiscal Year. What a roller coaster! It will be a few weeks before we are able to get our statistics out - how many households we helped, how much money was given to...
I began my employment with Good Neighbor in July 2018. In the first few days when I had to send a letter, I found two small glassine envelopes with US postage stamps in them. Combining one stamp from each envelope added up to the...