Eligibility Requirements for Clinton County General Assistance Programs

General Assistance is a short-term assistance program for persons who meet the Code Of Iowa's definition of "poor" or "needy".

General Assistance is available through Clinton County Community Support Department to families and individuals who meet the Code of Iowa's guidelines (section 252.1) of the poor and needy.  This applies to such persons who are not supported by their own means, relatives, or other public or private resources in accordance with the General Assistance policy.