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


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

  1. Linn County Exhausts Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Funds

    Linn County today announced that all Linn County ERA 2 funds allocated to the County through the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) have been obligated and the application portal is now closed. Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. Linn County Awards $1 Million to PATCH Program

    The funding comes from Linn County’s portion of the federal American Rescue Plan Act. Read on...
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