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  • General Assistance

    Agency: Carroll County Offices

    General Assistance can offer short-term financial assistance to qualified persons residing in Carroll County for things such as:

    • rent
    • utilities
    • transportation for medical care
    • prescription medications
    • burial expenses
    Assistance is limited to the following:
    1. "Poor Persons", meaning person who have no property, exempt or otherwise, who are unable, because of physical or mental disabilities, to earn a living by labor.
    2. "Needy Persons", who are those not meeting the definition in #1 above, yet meeting the financial eligibility of the Carroll County General Assistance policies.
    The Community Services administers the general assistance program based on the Carroll County General Assistance Policy and Manual approved by the Board of Supervisors. Anyone wishing to apply must submit a completed General Assistance Application to the Community Services Office.



    • Carroll County Offices
      Business Line: (712) 792-1200
      114 East 6th Street
      Carroll, IA 51401
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    Agency: Carroll County Offices

    Languages Available: English

    Fees: None

    Intake: Submit a completed General Assistance Application to the Community Services Office

    Eligibility: "Poor Persons", meaning person who have no property, exempt or otherwise, who are unable, because of physical or mental disabilities, to earn a living by labor.
    "Needy Persons", who are those not meeting the definition in #1 above, yet meeting the financial eligibility of the Carroll County General Assistance policies.

    Documents Required: As requested

    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

    Areas Served:
    • Carroll County




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