SCOTT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMISSION
Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher, Chair
David Donovan SECC/EMA Director
1100 East 46th Street, Davenport, Iowa 52807
For immediate release
On April 11th, 2019, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a disaster proclamation for Scott County as one of several Iowa Counties impacted by flooding. That proclamation means that grant assistance and case management services are available to impacted residents for needs including: auto and home repairs, clothing, food and emergency housing. Individuals and families must meet income eligibility guidelines to qualify for the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program. There are no income eligibility guidelines for case management assistance.
Individuals or families needing assistance can contact the following agency:
Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program
Forms are available on-line: http://dhs.iowa.gov/disaster-assistance-programs
Application forms may be obtained in-person and submitted to:
Community Action of Eastern Iowa
500 E. 59th St.
Davenport, IA 52806
In addition, residents impacted that experience legal issues (tenant landlord disputes, employment disputes, etc.), insurance issues or related questions can contact Iowa Legal Aid for assistance.
Iowa Legal Aid helps low-income and senior Iowans with “civil” or non-criminal problems. Many of the issues disaster victims face involve legal problems on which Iowa Legal Aid and other lawyers can provide assistance. If you have further questions and need legal help, call Iowa Legal Aid at 1-800-532-1275. More information at www.iowalegalaid.org.
Asistencia Legal de Iowa les ayuda a clientes elegibles con problemas “civiles” o no-criminales. Muchos de los asuntos que se enfrentan las víctimas de desastre involucran problemas legales en que Asistencia Legal de Iowa y otros abogados pueden proveer asistencia. Si tiene preguntas adicionales y necesita ayuda legal, llame Asistencia Legal de Iowa al 1-800-272-0008.
Further information can be found on Scott County Emergency Managements website regarding: distribution points & times for potable water, guidance for safe drinking water, State of Iowa Individual Assistance, cleanup kits, and caring for your wells after flooding. Questions may also be directed to the Scott County Emergency Management Agency at 563-484-3050.