Cherokee County General Assistance shall be provided to residents of this county as mandated by the Code of Iowa, Section 252.25.


County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

Cherokee County, Iowa - General Relief

Community Services of Cherokee County coordinates general relief programs.  Duties of the office include:
May provide emergency assistance which prevents eviction due to unanticipated problems with rental or house payments or disconnection from utilities for non-payment.
Coordination with other agencies such as the Department of Human Services, and local churches help address the needs
Food and clothing referrals are coordinated with the local outreach offices
Funding of County cremations
Interim Assist

Address of
General Relief office:
520 West Main St.
Drawer B
Cherokee, IA 51012

Office Hours:
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 p.m.
By Appt Only

Phone Number:
(712) 261-6700

FAX Number:
(712) 749-2707

Office Holder Name
Lisa Bringle