Iowa Department of Human Services Office in Jones County

To Be Less Than Full-Time on July 1, 2010.

Effective 7/1/10, the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) Jones County Office is a less than full time office. Less than full time office means that the DHS office is not open to the public on a daily basis. This change will not delay or reduce services.
   Residents of Jones County will be able to apply for DHS services in either Linn or Jones County or by applying online at:
   Please call ahead to arrange an appointment with an Income Maintenance Worker or a Social Worker at either office. The number is 319-462-3557. The Linn County office is located at 411 3rd St. SE in Cedar Rapids. Office hours there are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You should continue to report changes to your Income Maintenance Worker by calling the Customer Service Call Center at 1-877-DHS-5678 or 1-877-347-5678, Fax: 1-877-238-0015.
   The Jones County office will continue to be located at 105 Broadway Place in Anamosa. Income Maintenance Workers will be available for scheduled appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week. Please call 319-462-3557 to make an appointment. Social Workers will be in the local community available for home visits, court, and family team meetings as they always have been.
   Child abuse allegations and services to assist families in assuring their children are safe will be addressed from the Linn County DHS office. Child abuse referrals may be made by contacting the Linn County Office at 319-892-6800.

Child abuse referrals after normal office hours can be made by calling the Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-362-2178.

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