IF YOU NEED HELP APPLYING FOR SERVICES OR VOLUNTEERING, CALL 515-986-5355.

How do I apply?

complete an application and send to gvss


The services are without charge and are those that individuals have expressed are the most important for them.  The priority is assisting individuals to get to medical related appointments.


As volunteer availability allows we will provide the services listed on the right side of this page without charge:


Individuals interested in receiving services must apply and be accepted.  They must also schedule their services through the GVSS office in advance.  They may not contact or request services through individual volunteers directly.   


Calls for service should be made 6 or more days in advance.  More time will help insure we'll be able to find a volunteer for you.  All of our services are dependent upon the availability of volunteers.

services available

  • Transportation for medical appoint -ments, shopping, social events, library, prescriptions
  • Minor home repair and maintenance
  • Yard work & snow removal
  • Durable Medical Equipment loans
  • Personal Assistance


All services must be based upon volunteer availability and must bescheduled in advance.


Individuals wishing to make us of these services must first make an application.  It may be necessary for a volunteer to make a home visit is you are unable to come to the office before your client eligibility is established.


A client application is available by clicking on the link below.  You may then print off the form, complete it and mail it to us or meet with us in our office during office hours.