Kossuth County General Assistance

Courthouse Annex

109 West State Street | Algona , IA 50511 | Phone: (515) 295-9595 | Fax: (515) 295-3464

Office Hours: 8 am to 4 pm, Mon.-Fri.

General Assistance

Kossuth County General Assistance provides emergency payment vouchers to needy and poor people in need of immediate assistance or to people who can not obtain assistance from any other source. This program is designed to provide short-term emergency type assistance to persons lacking the resources to meet their basic needs. This program is not intended to provide ongoing, long-term aid to any individuals and/ or family. Persons seeking assistance must complete an application and must meet eligibility requirements as outlined in Kossuth County Relief Guidelines No. VII-II Title: A Guideline. Persons seeking emergency medical care must notify the office the next working day in order for notice to be considered timely.

For more information or to apply for services please contact our office at 109 West State Street Algona, Iowa.

For mental health support please contact Northwest Iowa Care Connections at 712-264-3945