General Assistance

About Us


Provides assistance on a temporary basis for a limited period of time. It can be used to pay for basic needs that include rent/lot rent; utilities-gas, electric, and water; burial; and food vouchers. General Assistance cannot be used on Subsidized Housing.

Assistance Programs


  • Burial Assistance
  • Groceries
  • Rent Payment Assistance 
  • Utility Service Payment Assistance

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State of Iowa Code 252