Relief Services

NOTICE

The Allamakee County Relief Office business hours of 8:00am to 3:30pm daily. The shortened business hours will allow for courthouse staff to do necessary cleaning and disinfecting of the offices to protect the public and staff from the Covid19 Coronavirus.   

Making an appointment with your desired office is highly recommended!

Relief Office            563-568-3591            r.hawes@mchsi.com

  • It is highly recommended to call ahead or make an appointment
  • No More than 1-2 people allowed in the office at any one time
  • Mask are recommended to be worn when inside the office
  • Masks will be available if necessary (in limited quantity)

Rebecca Hawes – Director
 
12 1st Avenue N.W.
Waukon, IA 52172
 
Phone: 563-568-3591
Fax: 563-217-3016
 
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM  
         
 

Who Qualifies

Allamakee County Relief Services provides assistance to needy and poor people in need of immediate assistance or people who cannot obtain assistance from any other source. Assistance is provided to an individual that has income or benefits delayed from a state program or not actually received because not attributable to the person, and who does not have liquid assets of the family unit to pay for the items of assistance that can be provided.

 

Kinds of Assistance

• Emergency assistance for needy persons
• Assistance for poor persons
 

Allamakee Relief Office provides assistance to people who need help with rent, food, medical, utilities, fuel, and medication. The assistance program is designed to provide short-term emergency type assistance to persons lacking the resources to meet their basic needs.

How to Apply

Call the office at (563)568-3591 to schedule an appointment. When you come for your appointment you will need to bring the following information: documentation of income, Social Security card, bills that you pay monthly, and any other information regarding your monthly situation.