Relief Services


Staff wish to THANK EVERYONE for their patience and willingness to follow healthy practices while we get through this experience together!!

Making an appointment with your desired office is highly recommended!

Relief Office            563-568-3591  

  • It is highly recommended to call ahead or make an appointment
  • No More than 1-2 people allowed in the office at any one time
  • Mask are recommended to be worn when inside the office
  • Masks will be available if necessary (in limited quantity)

Rebecca Hawes – Director
110 Allamakee St
Waukon, IA 52172
Phone: 563-568-3591
Fax: 563-217-3016
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM  

Who Qualifies

Allamakee County Relief Services provides assistance to needy and poor people in need of immediate assistance or people who cannot obtain assistance from any other source. Assistance is provided to an individual that has income or benefits delayed from a state program or not actually received because not attributable to the person, and who does not have liquid assets of the family unit to pay for the items of assistance that can be provided.


Kinds of Assistance

• Emergency assistance for needy persons
• Assistance for poor persons

Allamakee Relief Office provides assistance to people who need help with rent, food, medical, utilities, fuel, and medication. The assistance program is designed to provide short-term emergency type assistance to persons lacking the resources to meet their basic needs.

How to Apply

Call the office at (563)568-3591 to schedule an appointment. When you come for your appointment you will need to bring the following information: documentation of income, Social Security card, bills that you pay monthly, and any other information regarding your monthly situation.