Frequently Asked Questions


1.    Where is General Assistance located?  What are your office hours?   We are located at 902 Court Street, Suite 1, Adel, IA. We are across the street from the Courthouse, to the Northwest.

Office hours: Monday & Wednesday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and Friday, 8:00 am to 12:00pm.

Phone: (515) 993-1731 or (877) 286-3227
FAX: (515) 993-5872

2.    How do I apply for General Assistance?  All persons requesting the assistance of Dallas County General Assistance must complete the General Assistance application form. Return the completed application to our office during office hours.  It is best to make an appointment before your come.