If you are in need of a smoke alarm, fill out our form or call us and we will contact you to schedule an appointment. If you signed up previously, you do not need to sign up again; we have your information and will be in touch as soon as we are able to offer you an installation appointment.
To learn about home fire safety including how to escape from a home fire in 2 minutes and how to recover after a home fire, visit our Home Fire Safety page.
Homes Made Safer Request Form
Do You Need a Smoke Alarm?
The Red Cross and its partners can test existing smoke alarms and install new, free smoke alarms as needed.
1. The Red Cross and its partners can test existing smoke alarms and install up to three free smoke alarms for those that need them.
2. The Iowa Region will provide installation services in Iowa only. Requests will be fulfilled as resources allow, with priority given to requests during National Sound the Alarm events. If you live outside of this area and would like to identify your local region office, please visit Redcross.org (or call 1-800-REDCROSS)
3. If you are able to purchase and install your own smoke alarm but would like information on home fire safety and smoke alarm installation, please visit Redcross.org/homefire.