Linn County Community Services

Core Functions

LCCS promotes local health and human service availability, access, cost-effectiveness and quality by:

  • Facilitating community collaboration and reducing duplication of services
  • Strategically using County dollars to leverage additional State and Federal Funds
  • Controlling mandated costs by investing in services that promote independence and self-sufficiency
  • Recommending shifts in the use of County funds to meet underfunded community needs within established budget limits
  • Adhering to licensing and accreditation standards
  • Monitoring compliance with regulations impacting service
  • Evaluating programs and services to ensure their effectiveness

Departments

LCCS has multiple departments and programs that provide services to help achieve their mission:

  1. Emergency Rental Assistance Program Launches to Help Linn County Renters Facing Eviction

    Financial help is now available for Linn County residents falling behind on rent or utility payments due to financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  2. Linn County, Providers Cut Ribbon at New Mental Health Access Center

    Linn County and its partners—Abbe Health, Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC), Foundation 2, and Penn Center—celebrated the completion of Linn County’s first Mental Health Access Center with a ribbon cutting. Read on...
  3. Public Invited to Help Identify Broad Community Priorities for Linn County’s ARPA Funding

    The first public engagement forum will be held August 11, 2021 from 5-6:30 p.m. Read on...
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