Iowa to offer Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program

Posted July 9, 2014 at 9:37 pm

Plymouth, Cherokee, Lyon, and Sioux Counties have been included in a Governor’s Proclamation for Individual Assistance for damages done during the flooding event that started in mid-June. Plymouth, Cherokee, and Sioux, and Lyon County Emergency Management Department has partnered with Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. to facilitate the program.

Citizens who are interested in applying for the assistance program can apply at your local Mid-Sioux Outreach Office. For more information you may also go to www.dhs.iowa.gov/ and click on the disaster assistance link. This opens a page that contains the application, instructions, and eligibility requirements.

Some of the eligibility requirements include:

• Total household income must be below 200% of poverty income level

• Household’s residence is located in the area identified in the disaster declaration during the designated incident period and the household verifies occupancy at that residence.

• Household members are citizens of the United States or are legally residing in the United States.

Applications will be taken until August 11, 2014.

Please call your local outreach office for additional information or call 800-859-2025:

Cherokee County: 712-225-3322 or 712-546-6603, open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.

Plymouth County: 712-546-6603 or 712-225-3322, open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.

Sioux County: 712-722-3611 or 712-472-3746, open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Lyon County: 712-472-3746 or 712-722-3611 on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.

Visit us on the web at www.midsioux.org Central Office 1-800-859-2025/ Hearing Impaired call 711

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