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. 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...
View All