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Last updated on August 13, 2020

Legal Help in Iowa

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Iowa Legal Aid

https://www.iowalegalaid.org(800) 532-1275

Serves all local counties and cities

Iowa COVID-19 Legal Advice Hotline

https://www.iowabar.org/page/COVIDLegalHotline

Serves all local counties and cities

Iowa Free Legal Answers online clinic

https://iowa.freelegalanswers.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Iowa Legal Advice Covid Hotline from the Iowa Bar Association

https://www.iowabar.org/page/COVIDLegalHotline1-800-332-0419

Serves all local counties and cities

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in Iowa

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

Iowa 2-1-1

https://www.211iowa.org/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

House Iowa resources from Habitat for Humanity of Iowa

https://www.houseiowa.org/515-266-6886

Serves all local counties and cities

COVID-19 Iowa Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program

https://www.iowafinance.com/covid-19-iowa-eviction-and-foreclosure-prevention-program/855-300-5885

Serves all local counties and states, with short-term rental assistance for up to 4 months

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in Iowa

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US