General Assistance Office



The Montgomery County General Assistance office helps clients assess their needs, does client referrals and coordinates with other community resources. The General Assistance office works closely with local organizations to insure non-duplication of services and to maximize resources for resolving local poverty issues.

Programs offered through Montgomery County General Assistance are: emergency rent and utility assistance, emergency food assistance (works with local food pantries) and burial assistance for indigent clients. General Assistance also provides protective payee services through Social Security and Notary services.

Also have available applications for Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority (SIRHA) and Rent Reimbursement Claims.

Special projects General Assistance provides are Holiday help in November and December.



Contact Info

Sonia Jackson, Administrator
1109 Highland Ave
Red Oak, IA 51566
Phone: 712-623-3848
Fax: 712-623-5714
Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday