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General Assistance

General Assistance provides financial assistance to low income Benton County residents on an emergency basis.


  • Applicants must meet financial guidelines established by the Benton County Board of Supervisors and have applied for all other means of assistance.
  • Proof of income for all household members.
  • Must be living in Benton County 30 days prior to application.


  • Rent
    Do not pay deposits or first month's rent
    Must have current lease signed by tenant and landlord
  • Utilities
    Do not pay deposits
    Must be in applicant's name
  • Burial

Download General Assistance application here:

For any questions please contact: Sarah Wagner at (319) 472-4743.

Located at the Benton County Service Center, 811 D Ave Ste 33, Vinton, IA 52349