Program(s) Available For Residents of Worth County
Iowa Department of Human Services
Office out of Cerro Gordo Co. - servicing Worth County
Contact Cerro Gordo @ Phone : 641-424-8641 Fax : 641-424-1759 Email: [email protected]
* Food Assistance
* Child Care Assistance
* Family Investment Programs
* Hawki - Medical insurance for children under 19 years of age
Go to dhs.state.ia.us and apply for any of these services plus MORE
NORTH IOWA COMMUNITY ACTION ORGANIZATION
PHONE - 1-800-873-1899
Emergency Financial Assistance
Has anyone in your household been laid-off? Have your work hours been reduced? Need assistance with rent, mortgage, utilities or other bills?
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Provides supplemental assistance based on several factors. Application can be found at www.nicao-online.org
IOWA FORECLOSURE HOTLINE
Call if you are
* Facing foreclosure
* Can't make payments.
* Falling behind in payments
DON'T WAIT HELP IS ONLY A PHONE CALL AWAY
Free Tax Return Preparation for You by Volunteers
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (TITA) offers free tax help to low-to moderate-income (generally, $50,000.00 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Certified volunteers sponsored by various organizations receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country. To locate the nearest VITA site call 1-800-906-9887.
Military families and personnel get free tax help!
Manna of Worth County
Manna of Worth County, along with the help of local charitable organizations and funds, has been able to serve many families.
Located at 94 9th Street North, Northwood. Those seeking assistance should call 641-324-8588. All requests are confidential.
Worth County Share Shoppe
The Share Shoppe is a non-profit organization that provides household goods and clothing to those in need.
Donations are requested but not required.
Hours - Thursday 1pm-4pm
If you have an emergency need please call 641-324-1471 and arrangements can be made.
Worth County Transit
The Worth County Transit operates out of the Worth County Public Health office.
For more information, see our site under Programs - Worth County Transit.
Crisis Intervention Services
The mission of Crisis Intervention Service is to provide those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault or homicide with professional
confidential service. CIS is a 24-hour service for support, safety and to help prevent violence in our communities through education.
Visit their page at www.cishelps.org