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Dallas County FDC Office

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Our office is temporarily closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). You can still receive assistance. Please reference our contact information below.

 

Dallas County Family Development Center
2816 1st Ave
Perry, IA 50220
Phone: 515.465.5185
Fax: 515.465.5995
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Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Closed on all Federal Holidays

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The Dallas County Family Development Center serves income eligible residents in Dallas County. The Family Development Center is the information, application and referral center for all of the income eligible programs offered by New Opportunities, Inc. to serve families, individuals and elderly people of Dallas County. 

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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

(available by appointment) - Click here for Application!

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LIHEAP is a federally-funded program that has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. By doing so, you can reduce the risk of health and safety problems (such as illness, fire or eviction). The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel, and type of housing. LIHEAP currently has an income guideline of 175% POV or lower.

Where to apply for LIHEAP?

What to bring to my appointment? (English)

What to bring to my appointment? (Spanish)

Other Forms Available:

FY 2021 Poverty Guidelines (175% POV)

Household Size Annual Gross Income
1 $22,330
2 $30,170
3 $38,010
4 $45,850
5 $53,690
6 $61,530
7 $69,370
8 $77,210
Each Additional Member Add: $7,840

Weatherization

Your application for energy assistance is also an application for weatherization of your home. Weatherization currently has an income guideline of 200% POV or lower. Visit the Weatherization page to view more information.

Financial Literacy Counseling

Visit the Financial Literacy Counseling page for more information on how to build your financial security through reducing debt, building savings, restoring credit, budgeting and wise shopping.

Disaster Assistance

Visit the Disaster Assistance page for more information on the Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program, the Iowa Disaster Case Management Program and the application for assistance.

Other Services Offered

County Resource Directories

 

New Opportunities is a proud partner of Hunger Free Dallas County! To learn more about this initiative, visit their website at www.hungerfreedallascounty.org!

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