Jefferson County Community Resource Guide

This resource guide was developed by community residents and elected officials to provide a central location for important community resources. You can filter the guide by “category” or search for an individual resource using the search box on the left.

The guide was developed by local volunteers and a collaboration between Pathfinders RC&D, Jefferson County Supervisors, Jefferson County Mental Health Office, and the Jefferson County Hunger Dialogue.

Resources Found: 11

American Red Cross (Emergency Disaster Assistance)

American Red Cross (Emergency Disaster Assistance)

Housing Assistance

Can help with emergency housing after a natural disaster or fire.

Lantern Park

Lantern Park

Housing Assistance

Accessible housing for elderly and differently abled people

SIEDA Community Action Resource Center

SIEDA Community Action Resource Center

Counseling/Mental Health/Substance AbuseHousing AssistanceUtility Assistance

Heating Cost Assistance; Home Weatherization; Assistance with utility issues; Budget counseling; Low income housing applications and advocacy; Tax and rent rebate referral to other community services; Crisis advocacy; Integrated Alcohol & Drug/Mental Health Services

Southeast Iowa Regional Housing Authority (SIRHA)

Southeast Iowa Regional Housing Authority (SIRHA)

Housing Assistance

SEIRHA administers a Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, also known as the Housing Choice Voucher Program. The program allows qualified applicants the freedom to choose quality privately owned housing throughout their community while maintaining rent payments that they can afford.

USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development

Housing Assistance

Provides rent assistance, housing loans and grants.

VA Home Front

VA Home Front

Food/Clothing/FinancialHelplineHousing AssistanceVeteran Services

Connecting homeless and at-risk veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services and other required supports.