COVID-19 Resources

Please be aware that COVID-19 Resources change from day-to-day and we'll do our best to keep this updated.

Our office has now closed to the general public, available by appointment, but we are happy to help by phone or email, call 563-242-1209.

COVID-19 Health Information

For questions about the virus call 2-1-1, a United Way information service that is updated daily by local health officials here in Iowa.

You can follow Iowa Department of Public Health on Facebook for the latest updates and myth-busting.

Housing Assistance

Most agencies that provide local housing assistance are still doing so, please call them direct for assistance or call Information Referral & Assistance Services.

Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program 

The governor announced that the state will be allocating funds from the federal CARES Act to fund and create the COVID-19 Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program, which will be administered by by the Iowa Finance Authority.

“The program applies to residential evictions and foreclosures and will be available to eligible Iowans who have experienced a documented loss of income due to COVID-19 and are unable to pay their rent or mortgage payment. Eligibility information will be available soon, including income limitations and the types of assistance that’s available and how to apply,” said Reynolds.

 

Utility Assistance

Community Action of Eastern Iowa serves Clinton, Scott, Muscatine and Cedar counties in Iowa. They can be reached at 563-243-5220 or 563 324-3236.

 

Health Assistance

Tips for stress: CDC

Crisis lines: Crisis text line, National Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-8255)

Food Assistance

United Way does not provide direct funding or assistance to individuals/families, we provide funding to local non-profit agencies that specialize in providing help. Some Clinton County, IA food pantries have altered their operations, call first before attempting to visit. For urgent assistance, call Information Referral & Assistance Services.

Childcare

Anyone needing child care in Clinton or Jackson County should care Child Care Resource & Referral at (855) 244-5301.

The Clinton YWCA Children's Center is still offering care at two locations, for first and second shift.

Legal Assistance Hotline for COVID-19 Questions

Individuals with questions of a legal nature should call the COVID-19 Legal Information Hotline at 1-800-332-0419.
 
Iowa Legal Aid Resource offers information on a variety of legal topics specific to COVID-19 and Iowa law.

We will continue to add resources here as they become apparent.