General Assistance

Application for General Assistance

General Assistance is defined as county payment made on behalf of poor or needy persons for rent, utilities, food, medical services, burial and miscellaneous expenses.

To be eligible for General Assistance, an applicant must complete an application and meet income and resource guidelines. Any private health insurance benefits towards the cost of care must be applied. Applicants must apply for all other public assistance programs. Bremer County is the funder of last resort. After eligibility is established and verified, the Director shall disburse approved General Assistance payments.

Medical Assistance
Burial Expense

Please call 319-352-2993 for more information or to set up an appointment.