Temporary Assistance

Assistance / Funds

Linn County can provide up to three months of assistance / funds to Linn County veterans and their immediate families for basic needs, including:
  • Rent / interest on original mortgage
  • Food / nonfood
  • Utilities
  • Burial


The veteran must be discharged under honorable or general under honorable conditions and served at least 90 days of federal active duty. The veteran must also meet the following requirements:
  • Be a Linn County resident for at least 30 days
  • Meet income guidelines
  • Register with the Iowa Workforce Center or apply for Veteran Affairs compensation/pension programs

Registration & Inquiries

To learn more about the Linn County Veteran Relief Program, utilize contact information on the right. We strongly encourage veterans to call ahead for an appointment.

Community Affairs Workshops / Presentations

The Linn County Veteran Affairs Office is available for workshops, presentations, and speaking engagements regarding federal and county veteran benefits.

For information or to schedule a Community Workshop, contact us at 319-892-5162.