- Temporary assistance provided to Benton County residents who are in need of emergency assistance or are ineligible for or awaiting approval or receipt from federal or state assistance programs.
- General Assistance includes: rent, utilities, cremation, urgent medical or dental care, limited transportation, and food. General Assistance is assistance of last resort.
Download General Assistance application here:
Completed applications can be faxed to 319-472-4744, or mailed to:
Benton County Social Services 811 D Ave Ste 33 Vinton, Iowa 52349
Benton County Social Services is located at 811 D Ave. Suite 33, Vinton (the old West Elementary school building).