General Assistance processes applications for the County General Assistance Program for individuals meeting the 100 percent poverty guidelines.

  Lee County, Iowa - General Assistance

Lee County General Assistance may include rent, medical, funeral and/or transportation assistance. The assistance is a “last resorts” funding.

Services Provided May Include:
Rent: $100.00/month
General Relief does not pay deposits.
All interested consumers must apply every month!
Utilities: May 1 – October 1
Household Allowance $55.00

October 1 – April 30
Household Allowance $85.00

All interested consumers must apply every month!
Consumers may be eligible for:
   1. Gas voucher to the University of Iowa Hospitals
   2. A transient may receive bus fare

All interested consumers Must apply every month!
Offices Located At:
933 Avenue H
Fort Madison, IA 52627-0190
Phone: 319-376-0042
Fax: 319-372-8016


307 Banks Street
Keokuk, IA 52632-0160
Phone: 319-524-1052
Fax: 319-524-6518

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm.

General Assistance Director:
Ryanne Wood

General Assistance Office:
Tammy Morgan
Trisha Lowman
Barbie Johnson

General Assistance Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the General
Assistance office

Assistance Programs

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St. Paul Fire Department

Elevator - St. Paul

Women's Health Center