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General Assistance

The General Assistance program is maintained through the Ringgold County Public Health department.


General Assistance Coordinator

Becky Fletchall

Application Process

Individuals applying for assistance must complete the Ringgold County General Assistance application in its entirety. The applicant must also have an interview with general assistance staff prior to approval for any assistance. If the applicant is or appears to be eligible for assistance from any other federal, state, or local source, the Department shall immediately refer the applicant to that source. It shall be the obligation of the applicant to immediately make application to that source and pursue such application with due diligence as a condition to be eligible for further assistance under this Manual.

The Geneal Assistance program is available to help those in need of burial, utilities and rent costs. Please refer to the policy & procedure manial for further details of the program.

Contact GA Coordinator:

Ringgold County Courthouse
109 W. Madison Street
Mount Ayr, IA 50854
p 641-464-0691
f 641-464-2476