The COVID-19 outbreak has brought a lot of financial stress for survivors and can leave people feeling disconnected. Below we have gathered a variety information about community resources that can help:

Updates About COVID-19

Iowa Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control

Anti-Violence Advocacy Services During COVID-19

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault-  information for advocates and survivors

Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence-  information for advocates and survivors

Financial Resources and Information

United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties

Iowa Department of Human Services

Information about applying for unemployment benefits

CommUnity (Crisis services and food bank)

Find a Food Bank

Child care

Governor Reynolds suspends fees on property taxes, evictions; relaxes or extends deadlines on regulations

HealthWell Foundation- financial assistance for families affected by COVID-19

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program application period extended to May 31, 2020: click here for English; click here for Spanish

Legal Services

Iowa Legal Aid 

Ongoing Iowa Court Provisions During COVID-19 Outbreak

Public Transportation

Johnson County Mobility Coordination

Immigrant Support

​Immigrant Eligibility for Public Programs During COVID-19, a resource from Protecting Immigrant Families

Understanding the Impact of Key Provisions of COVID-19 Relief Bills on Immigrant Communities, a policy brief from the National Immigration Law Center 

Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness resource to address mental health issues in Q&A format

Please Pass the Love weekly sessions for children, teenagers, and educators during COVID-19 pandemic

Multilingual Support

​EMA​RC Multilingual Helpline

Multi-lingual hotline for reliable COVID-19 information: 1-877-558-2609

Transgender Support

National Center for Transgender Equality COVID-19 Guide


Resources will be added to this list periodically. Please check back for updates!