Delaware County Community Services

Medical Programs

Provides for services through the University of Iowa Hospitals for low-income individuals who do not have other medical coverage.

Non-Medical Programs

Provides limited assistance with rent, utilities, dental, medical, and burial for very low income county residents.

MH / MR / DD Services

Community Services coordinates county funded services to mentally ill, intellectually disabled, and developmentally disabled county residents.

Case Management

Delaware County is the Medicaid provider for the case management entitlement program which began in July 1993.

Community Life Program

Provides supported community living to persons with mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and developmental disabilities.

Delaware County
Community Services

721 South 5th St. P.O. Box 500
Manchester, IA
Phone: (563) 927-5116

Delaware County Department of Human Services

The Department oversees the state’s major human services programs for children, adults, and families in need. These programs include: financial assistance such as Family Investment Program, Food Stamps, and Title XIX Medical Services; juvenile institutions; Block Grant services such as child and adult protection, day care, foster care, transportation, adoption, and family planning; community-based corrections; minimum, medium and maximum security adult correctional facilities; Veterans Home; institutions for the mentally ill and intellectually disabled; and services for the developmentally disabled.

Delaware County Department
of Human Services

721 South 5th St
Manchester, IA
Phone: (563) 927-4512


HACAP has been serving Eastern Iowa individuals in need since 1956. Its mission is to help people develop skills to become successful and build strong communities. HACAP offers a variety of services within their 5 initiatives that assist 72,000 individuals every year with over 300 employees in 9 counties.

HACAP Information

Deb Hamblin
(563) 513-8235

  • Outreach
  • Energy Assistance
  • Weatherization
  • Head Start
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Santa’s Helper/Coats for Kids
  • Emergency Child Care
  • Preschool Scholarships
  • Hawk I Insurance

Child Care Resource and Referral
800 475-0804

Child Care Resource and Referral agencies provide support services to parents, providers, employers and the community in response to unmet needs. Child Care Resource and Referral agencies provide a variety of services that help improve availability, affordability and quality of child care statewide.

Building Direction for Families
319 334-5105

The purpose of Building Direction for Families is a combined effort of area agencies, public health, schools and citizens who have worked together to develop creative and innovative services for children and families.