Monroe County General Assistance shall be provided to residents of this
county as mandated by the Code of Iowa, Section 252.25. The purpose and policy
of such provisions of relief where appropriate, is to direct the applicant in
removing barriers to self-sufficiency and economic self-support to prevent,
reduce, or eliminate dependency.
To qualify a person must:
Be a resident of Monroe County
Be at least 18 years of age
Meet current income and resource guidelines
If you are a veteran who served during designated war time years with an
honorable discharge you must apply at Monroe County Veteran's Affairs.
This program is designed to provide short-term emergency type assistance to
persons lacking the resources to meet their basic needs. It is not intended to
provide on-going, long-term aid to any individual and/or family.
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