Franklin County Community Services

General Relief
Community Services administers the General Relief program based on the Franklin County Relief Policy and Manual approved by the Board of Supervisors. Franklin County General Relief can offer short-term financial assistance to qualified persons for such things as

  • rent
  • utilities
  • food
  • prescription medications
  • transportation
  • burial/cremations

General Relief can provide financial assistance with burial expenses for qualified persons. Assistance is limited to the following:

1. "Poor Persons", meaning person who have no property, exempt or otherwise, who are unable, because of physical or mental disabilities, to earn a living by labor.

2. "Needy Persons", who are those not meeting the definition in #1 above, yet meeting the financial eligibility of the County Relief policies.

Are you eligible for General Relief Services?

Click to view General Relief Program Eligibility

Community Resource Center
Contact Information

Community Resource Center
123 - 1st Ave. SW
PO Box 58
Hampton, Iowa 50441

Phone: 641-456-2128
Fax: 641-456-2852

Office Hours:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Community Services Director

Assistant Director/Service Coordinator

Project Manager

Program Manager

Office Manager/Assistant Planner

Mental Health Advocate