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Provides assistance to individuals or households of Shelby County who are poor or needy and is administered within the scope of monies appropriated.  Understood to be "the payer of last resort" when all other means of assistance have been exhausted, it is not an ongoing support. Assistance may be provided for utilities, cremation, prescription medication, emergency dental extraction, or rent; no deposits. An application must be completed; those applications are available at the Community Services office. All recipients of general assistance shall agree to reimburse the County for assistance received. Every applicant denied assistance is informed in writing of the right to appeal such decision to the Board of Supervisors.

Contact Information

719 Market Street
Harlan, IA 51537
844-934-4222 x 9

Categories

Basic Needs, Financial Assistance

Counties

Shelby

Map to Shelby County General Assistance

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Veterans Affairs

Call us at the number below to hear a menu of options that will route you to the right place depending on your inquiry.
844-698-2311

Department of Human Services - Council Bluffs

We assist with Food Assistance, Medicaid, Family Investment Program, Child Care Assistance, Child Welfare, and Adult Services.
417 E Kanesville Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-328-5661
Toll Free: 866-788-1805

Home Instead Senior Care - Council Bluffs

Our office serves Atlantic, Avoca, Council Bluffs, Glenwood, Harlan, Missouri Valley, Red Oak, Shenandoah, Sidney, Treynor, Underwood; 8 counties in Southwest Iowa.
149 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
712-256-5653
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This page was printed from the Southwest Iowa Mental Health & Disability Services Region on January 27, 2022. For the latest information, visit swiamhds.org.