APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANCE
To apply, you may submit an application:
Online: Complete and submit an application online. The completed application will be directed to our local office in Jamestown.
Manually: Print and complete the ‘Application for Assistance’ and then return it to our office in person or use the address provided on this page.
For help completing an application, please feel free to contact us.
Eligibility Workers will not be accepting phone calls or appointments on Wednesdays.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
For information on the Federal Exchange click here.
For information on the Medicaid Expansion click here.
Assistance is available daily 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CST to help answer any questions.
Apply by phone: 1-800-318-2596 TTY: 1-855-889-4325
CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE
A program to assist low income families in meeting their child care expenses. For additional information and frequently asked questions, please visit the Child Care Assistance website. To apply for Child Care Assistance, please complete the Child Care Assistance Application.
If you are a relative and wish to become a provider, please complete the Relative Child Care Provider Application.
The General Assistance program provides financial assistance for burial of indigent persons. For more information, contact our office.
This is an insurance program for children who do not have health insurance coverage, are 18 years of age or younger, live in families with qualifying incomes and do not qualify for the Medicaid Program. Visit the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) website for more information regarding the Healthy Steps Program or contact our office.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program: A program that helps low-income families and individuals pay the expense of fuel costs. For additional information and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the LIHEAP website. To apply for energy assistance, complete the Energy Assistance Application and/or contact our office.
A program to assist with medical costs for eligible low-income individuals and families. Eligibility is based on income, assets and qualifying as a member of a coverage group. To help determine whether you may be eligible for Medicaid benefits, please refer to the Application for Assistance Guidebook. To apply for Medicaid, you may apply online, print a copy, or contact our office for an application.
SNAP-SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
A program to assist low income families and individuals increase their food buying power. Benefits are provided through the use of an electronic benefit card (EBT). Please use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefit Calculator to help determine if you may be eligible for SNAP. For additional information and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program website.
EBT cards replacement hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EBT training is daily as requested. Identification is required for replacements.
Effective January 1, 2011, you will be allowed a limit of three (3) EBT cards issued at the county office per calendar year. If you misplace your third (3rd) card, a replacement card will be mailed to you two (2) business days after you report the loss.
TANF – TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES
A program to provide children deprived of parental support, money for food, shelter, clothing, and personal needs. For additional information and answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the TANF/JOBS Programs website. If you would like to apply for TANF, you may complete the single application for assistance by clicking here and/or contact our office.