Johnson County’s Direct Assistance Program application period closes at noon on Monday, May 23, 2022.
Johnson County residents who are low- to moderate-income with documented hardship due to COVID-19 are invited to apply for a $1,400 emergency relief payment. The program provides one-time, financial assistance. Only Johnson County residents are eligible for the program.
Applications are only available through the Johnson County website. There is no fee to apply or to receive application assistance. A number of local organizations are available to provide application assistance to residents. For more information, visit https://www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/direct-assistance-program. Scroll down to “Frequently Asked Questions” and then click on “How Can I Get Help Completing an Application?” Applications must be submitted by noon on Monday, May 23, 2022.
Additional information about the Direct Assistance Program is available in English at https://www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/direct-assistance-program or in Spanish at https://johnsoncountyiowa.gov/programa-de-asistencia-directa. On the website, applicants can find the application and the list of accepted documentation in English, Spanish, French, Swahili, and Arabic as well as information about application assistance.
More information about ARPA and how it impacts Johnson County is available at https://www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/arpa.