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General Assistance

  • 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 the Benton County Service Center
811 D Ave. Suite 33, Vinton, IA 52349