Buchanan County Community Services

Due to COVID-19 our offices are currently closed to the public.  If you need assistance, please call the office at 319-334-7450 and someone will assist you.  For Food Pantry referrals please call the Food Pantry directly at 319-334-2451. 



Community Services Overview
:  Buchanan County Community Services office is located on the north end of the lower level of the courthouse.  The office is comprised of three departments:

  1. Mental Health and Disability Services of the East Central Region:  Is an access point for individuals living in Benton, Bremer, Buchanan, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Johnson, Jones and Linn and wanting to receive mental health or disability services funded by the county.

  2. General Assistance:  The General Assistance office is able to provide assistance to Buchanan County residents on an emergency need basis.

  3. Veterans Affairs:  The Veterans Affairs office provides assistance to all honorably discharged Veterans and their dependents in applying for federal benefits and provides assistance to Buchanan County residents on an emergency need basis.