Program: General Relief
General Assistance provides temporary assistance with basic and special needs. The program serves individuals and families who are at risk due to a temporary crisis and/or a mental or physical disability.
Typically the program may only be used once per calendar year. If already used within the year, an individual can obtain a Notice of Decision declination letter from General Assistance and a list of community resources which may be able to assist with the individual's need.
- Emergency food assistance
- Medical Services
Must be a resident of Dallas county and meet income restrictions. Other eligibility requirements may apply.
If you are a veteran please contact Veteran Affairs at 515.993.5809.
Must present a valid picture ID, social security card, and verification of all household income and expenses in the last 30 days.
Call 515.993.1731 or see website for more information. An application is available on the website.
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
No Cost to Participant
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Appointment Needed: Yes
Website: View Website