Clay County General Assistance shall be provided to residents of this county as mandated by the Code of Iowa, Section 252.25.


  Community Services - General Assistance


Clay County General Assistance shall be provided to residents of this county as mandated by the Code of Iowa, Section 252.25.  To qualify, a person must be a resident of Clay County, be at least 18 years of age, and meet current income and resource guidelines.

General Assistance:

May provide emergency assistance which prevents eviction due to unanticipated problems with rental or house payments or disconnection from utilities for non-payment

Coordination with other agencies such as the Department of Human Services, UDMO, and local churches help address the needs
May provide Medical assistance
Food and clothing referrals are coordinated with the local outreach office of Upper Des Moines Opportunity
Funding of County burials
Funding of Substance Abuse services are coordinated with the court system and treatment facilities for involuntary, voluntary, inpatient or outpatient services
Shelter care collections on county-funded services

 
             

Peterson, Iowa

Accessibility Parking outside the Clay County Administration Building

Clay County Courthouse located in Spencer, Iowa

Clay County Administration Building - located in Spencer, Iowa