Crisis Services

Mid-Sioux's goal is to keep persons in their homes by helping to resolve payment problems and avoid crisis caused by disconnection of services.


What are the benefits of this program?

  • Help pay a portion of past-due utility bills to bring the account current and/or to avert disconnection of services.
  • Assist in reconnection of utility services.
  • Emergency delivery of propane/fuel to households.
  • Heating system repair or replacement.
  • Help pay a portion of past-due rent payment to bring the account current and/or to avert eviction.
  • Provide limited gas and food voucher assistance.
  • Food pantries can provide a 3-day supply of food, household, and hygiene products.  Available in Sioux and Cherokee counties only.

What is required for program eligibility?

  • Meet income guidelines: 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines

What is required to apply for services?

Where are services available?

Crisis services are available in the following five NW Iowa counties:  Lyon, Sioux, Plymouth, Cherokee and Ida

Where are to apply for services?

Helping People. Changing Lives.

Helpful Resources

Review the federal poverty guidelines income eligibility chart for program services.

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