We are Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) a 501(c)3 providing leadership and ongoing support to improve the quality of life for those who live Urbandale. If you are in of assistance or are someone who would like to help those in need by donating or volunteering, you are in the right place!

In need of assistance?

If you have never received assistance from UCAN before, please fill out this NEW CLIENT form and you will be contacted soon! If you are in need of immediate assistance please call (515) 278-3936 or email info@urbandalenetwork.org. We have a variety of programs that you can access under "Client Services." Our office is located in Lion's Park at 4103 72nd St. Urbandale, 50322.

Help us help Urbandale!

Are you interested in volunteering or donating to UCAN? Follow our Facebook page for daily updates and subscribe to our newsletter for up to date requests and opportunities. If you would like to volunteer, please fill out the NEW VOLUNTEER form. You can DONATE HERE at anytime, send a check to:

UCAN P.O. Box 7615
Urbandale, IA 50323

Event Calendar

Visit our event calendar to stay up to date with all of UCAN’s events and service dates. If you have any questions about an event, please give us a call. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill

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About Us

Serving Urbandale, Iowa residents in need! The Urbandale Community Action Network (UCAN) is a 501(c)3 citizen group providing leadership and ongoing support for comprehensive community-based action to improve the quality of life for those who live Urbandale. UCAN works collaboratively

Back to school support for Metro West Students

Back to school support for Metro West Students

UCAN has been proud to support Urbandale School District’s Metro West Learning Academy for more than 10 years! This unique and wonderful school is an alternative program shared by six school districts: Adel, Dallas Center-Grimes, Johnston, Saydel, Urbandale, and Waukee.

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Elderly Services

We Need Volunteers!

UCAN provides a number of services to elderly Urbandale residents. Transportation – Our volunteers drive clients to and from appointments such as doctor and dentist appointments, hair appointments, etc. Grocery Shopping – Although most clients prefer to go with the

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