Humboldt County Outreach
Humboldt Co. Courthouse
3rd Floor of Courthouse
P.O. Box 100
Dakota City, IA 50529
Phone: (515) 332-3631
Fax: (515) 332-7137
Office Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm M-Th
Family & Community Services Director
Family Support Coordinator
Humboldt County Outreach Center
Some Programs and Services Offered Include:
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - supplemental help for winter heating bills - November 1st through April 30th
LIHEAP Crisis Assistance - Assistance available in a life threatening situation for temporary shelter, fuel, blankets, heaters and furnace repair. Upon availability of funding, furnace repair or replacement is available to homeowners.
Weatherization - Assistance with stopping infiltration of cold air into a home. Can include caulking, weather stripping and attic insulation.
Chore Service- Funds chores for income eligible applicants age 60 and older. Sponsored by Elderbridge Agency on Aging.
Farmers Market Coupons - Coupons for use at Farmer's Markets for income eligible applicants.
Emergency Vouchers - Provides eligible applicants with limited financial help for basic emergency needs.
Referral Services- Information on a wide variety of services available for those faced with situations they find difficult to solve.
Client Advocacy - Assistance when help is needed with providers, organizations or difficult situations.
Budget Counseling - Help for those experiencing difficulty managing their financial obligations.
Back 2 School - Provides school supplies to students of low-income families within the county. Donations always accepted.
Coats 4 Kids - Eligible children 18 and under are given a new or very gently used coat furnished by members of the community and business organizations.