In order to have a case presented to the CCDRC the impacted person must be actively working with a case worker and exploring all resources identified through the process of creating a recovery plan. The following is a list of questions that may be discussed at the CCDRC meetings.
  • How is the client impacted by the disaster?
  • What evidence is available to support and document the impact of the disaster on the client's life?
  • Is the need being requested directly related to the impact of the disaster on the client's life?
  • Have all resources been explored, including all entitlements and income of all people in the home?
  • Will funding the request duplicate the client's or community's resources?
  • Does funding the request assist in the client in reaching independent, sustainable financial recovery from the disaster's impact?
  • Has the client actively worked on and implemented a "recovery" or "self-sufficiently" plan so that they will be financially stable in the future?
Ladder of Assistance Chart
There are no guarantees of financial assistance from a case presentation at a CCDRC meeting. Each client's situation is unique and is considered on a case-by-case basis.


  • The American Red Cross
  • Catholic Charities
  • Clayton County Board of Supervisors
  • Clayton County Emergency Management
  • Clayton County Food Shelf
  • Clayton County Foundation for the Future
  • Clayton County Health and Zoning
  • Clayton County VNA
  • General Assistance / Veterans Affairs

  • Lutheran Disaster Response
  • Northeast Iowa Community Action
  • Presbyterian Church
  • Shepherd of the Hills
  • United Church of Christ
  • United Way of Dubuque
  • Untied Methodist Church
  • Upper Mississippi Gaming Commission
  • USDA Rural Development