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Facilities & Visitors

Effective Friday, March 20, 2020, the YSS administration building at 420 Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA will be locked and closed to visitors.  Please note that we continue to work on your behalf and there are people available to assist you via email and phone.  Please call our office at 515-233-3141 for assistance.

Rosedale Shelter in Ames and the YSS Francis Lauer shelter in Mason City are closed to visitors.  If you need immediate emergency assistance, please call 515-233-3330 (Ames) or 641-423-7362 (Mason City).  Both lines are answered 24/7.

All residential treatment facilities in Ames and Mason City are closed to visitors except for parents/guardians.

The Iowa Homeless Youth Center at 612 Locust in Des Moines is closed to visitors.

Community Based Centers in Marshalltown, Webster City and Boone will be locking their doors soon as a precaution.  If you have an appointment at one of the centers and the doors are locked, there will be a sign on the door with instructions for reaching someone.

Thank you for helping us keep our employees, clients, and the community safe from COVID 19!

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