Community Links for Families

Early Care and Education


 
 Program  Address   Phone   
Website/Email
Co. Description

Blog: Let's Talk...Child Care


http://blogs.extension.iastate.edu/children

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Focuses on sharing information and resources to help early childhood professionals be their best. Also on Facebook and Twitter.


Building Families
Early Childhood Iowa Area

120 1st Ave NW
Suite 14
Clarion, IA
50525

 515-602-6371

www.buildingfamilies.net
mwalters@co.wright.ia.us

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Provides preschool scholarships for low income families.
Distributes ECI Funding to agencies
working to improve lives for children 0-5.
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Childcare Resouce and Referral

900 Central Ave Suite 14 Fort Dodge, IA 50501 

800-999-5101
515-576-4088

 

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Provides resources for parents and child care providers.  Back to top


Early ACCESS

606 Illinois Ave
Blairsburg, IA
50034

515-325-6085

www.aea8.k12.ia.us

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Provides services to parents with children (0-3) who are experiencing developmental delays or children having a disability that would benefit from services to help them develop.  Back to top


Early Childhood
Educational Advisor


120 1st Ave NW,
Suite 14
Clarion, IA 50525


515-602-6371


ashannon@carrollfrc.org


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Monitors IQPPS requirements for
preschools receiving scholarship funds. Conducts coaching visits to early care providers to assist in implemtation of {BIS. Offers education/assessment on outdoor playground safety. Offers fingerprinting for record checks. Back to top.

Family Resource
Center

502 W 7th Street
Carroll, IA
51401

712-792-6440
1-800-999-5101


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Offers local community-based programs
that assist, educate, and care for children and adults in the community. Their Child Care Project serves child care providers, preschools and centers to improve quality of care and early learning environments.
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First Children's Finance

500 Sycamore St. Ste. 502
Waterloo, IA 50703

319-234-2665
Fax:
319-234-2706

www.firstchildrensfinance.org


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Provides financial and business-development assistance to high-quality child care businesses serving low-and moderate income families.
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Iowa Child Care
Resource and Referral
418 S Marion Street
Remsen, IA
51050

877-216-8481

www.iowaccrr.org 

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Provides resources, education and
advocacy to families, providers and community members to support quality child care.
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IowaState University
Extension and Outreach Child Care Training

311 Bank St.
Webster City,
IA 50595

515-832-9597

www.extension.iastate.edu/families/child-care-education-professionals

mrader@iastate.edu

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Provides education and information dedicated to improving the quality of early care and education. Check the DHS Training Registry for area programs.
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 Linking Families and Communites

 822 Central Ave Suite 340 Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-955-5437

www.linkingfamilies.com

www.facebook.com/linkingfamilies


estanek@linking-families.com

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Provides preschool scholarships for low income families. Back to top

Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency 8

 500 NE 6th St Pocahontas, IA 50574

 712-335-3588 ext-2040 (Pocahontas)
515-574-5500 (Fort Dodge)

www.aea8.k12.ia.us

dwasko@aea8.k12.ia.us

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Provides services in early childhood needs and special education needs concerning a wide variety of areas.  Back to top

Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency 8

1235 5th Ave S Fort Dodge, IA 50501


515-574-5500

www.aea8.k12.ia.us

dwasko@aea8.k12.ia.us

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Provides services in early childhood needs and special education needs concerning a wide variety of areas.
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 YOUR, Inc. Head Start 0-5

 214 13th St S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-2453 (Central)
515-573-2882 (Maple Drive)
515-574-5882 (Butler)
515-574-5762 (Cooper)

 

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Provides preschool and home visitor prgrams for children 0-5 years old. Back to top

 Preschools-Hamilton County

 Asbury Methodist Preschool

 723 Bank St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-5369

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 years.  Building Families scholarships accepted. Back to top

 Little Friends Preschool

 439 Main St Jewell, IA 50130

 515-310-0370

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-4 years. Back to top

Northeast Hamilton Preschool

 606 Illinois St Blairsburg, IA 50034

 515-325-6202

www.allaboutdaycare.com/northeast-hamilton-preschool

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Provides early childhood special education developmental preschool classroom. Back to top

 Riverview Early Childhood Center

 705 Odell St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-9240

www.riverviewearlychildhoodcenter.org

rosiem4@yahoo.com

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 years. Building Families Scholarships accepted. Back to top

 St. Thomas Aquinas Preschool

 624 Dubuque St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-4045

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 years. Back to top

 St. Paul Lutheran Preschool

 1005 Beach St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-3043

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 years.  Back to top

Stratford Early Childhood Center/Head Start

 1000 Shakespeare Ave Stratford, IA 50249

 515-838-2208

 

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Provides preschool for income eligible 4 yr. olds; Early Learning Center: state 4yr. olds and Pre-K. Back to top

 Stratford Early Childhood Programs

 P.O. Box 190 Stratford, IA 50249

 515-838-2204

 

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Provides preschool experiences for 2-3 year olds.  Back to top

 Webster City Daycare

 1317 Beach St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-6473

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 years.  Back to top

 YOUR, Inc. Head Start 0-5

 1317 Beach St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-3285 (Hamilton County)
515-838-2208 (Stratford)

 

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Provides preschool and home visitor programs for children 0-5 years old.  Back to top.

 YOUR, Inc. Head Start 0-5


 214 13th St. S.
Fort Dodge, Ia
50501

Central
515-573-2453
Maple Drive
515-573-2552
Butler
515-574-5882
Cooper
515-574-5762



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Provides preschool and home visitor
programs for children. Prenatal-5 years old
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 Preschools-Humboldt County

 Headstart Preschool

 401 Main St Dakota City, IA 50529

 515-332-3193

 

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Provides 3 and 4 year old Early
Head Start Program.
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 Kings Kids

 905 13th St SW Humboldt, IA 50548

 515-332-1058

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 years. Back to top

 St. Mary's Shining Stars Pre-K

 303 3rd Ave N Humboldt, IA 50548

 515-332-2134

smassec@goldfieldaccess.net

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Provides a licensed Pre-K program.  Back to top

Thundertots Child Care
Center

 405 SE E Ave Gilmore City, IA 50541

 515-373-6020

 

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Child care center and preschool for 3 and 4 year olds.  Back to top
Thundertots Preschool 402 SE E Ave
Gilmore City, IA
50541

515-373-6124

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Preschool for three and four year olds.
Building families scholarships accepted.
Twin Rivers
Elementary Preschool
200 College Ave
Bode, IA
50519

515-379-1309

www.tr.k12.ia.us

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Preschool for three and four year olds.
Building families scholarships accepted.
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St. Mary's Rising Stars

 303 3rd Ave N Humboldt, IA 50548

 515-332-2134

smssec@goldfieldaccess.net

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Provides licensed preschool for children age 3 yrs.  Back to top

 YOUR, Inc. Head Start 0-5

 401 Main St Dakota City, IA 50529

 515-332-3193

 

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Provides preschool and home visitor programs for children 0-5 years old. Back to top

Zion Lutheran
Preschool
1005 11th Ave N
Humboldt, IA 50548

515-332-3279

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Provides a licensed preschool for children
ages 3-5 years. Building families scholarships accepted.
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 Preschools-Webster County

 Childcare Discovery Center

 2329 1st Ave S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-576-6771



www.childcarediscoverycenter.com

ourwold@discoverycenter.com




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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Back to top

 Community Christian Preschool

2406 9-1/2 Ave South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-3011
Fax
515-573-5425

www.ccfd.org

ccsoffice@ccsfd.org

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-4 yrs.  Back to top

 Community Early Childhood
Center

 1315 24th St S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-5461

cdcpc@mchsi.com

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Provides a licensed preschool for children 4 yrs.  Back to top

 Dodger Preschool

 1611 Williams Dr Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-955-6060

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 yrs. Back to top

 Prairie Valley Preschool

 621 Thomas St Callendar, IA 50523

 515-548-3266

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children age 4 yrs.  Back to top
Prairie Valley
Elementary
3116 Zearing Ave
Farnhamville, IA
50538

515-467-5700

www.prairevalley.k12.ia.us

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Provides a licensed preschool
for children age 4 years.
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 Prince of Peace Preschool

 1023 27th St S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-8618

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Back to top

 Southeast Webster Grand Preschool

 104 2nd St Dayton, IA 50530

 515-547-2200

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Back to top

 St. Edmond's Preschool

 2220 4th Ave N Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-955-6077

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 4-5 yrs.  Back to top

 St. Paul's Lutheran Preschool

 1217 4th Ave S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-955-7208

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Back to top

 Tracey's Tots

 109 8th St S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-576-5437

 

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Back to top

 YOUR, Inc. Head Start 0-5

 214 13th St S Fort Dodge, IA 50501 (Central Office)

 515-573-2453 ext. 205

 

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Provides preschool and home visitor programs for children 0-5 years old. Back to top

 Preschools-Wright County

Belmond-Klemme Preschool

 503 4th St NE Belmond, IA 50421

 641-444-4300 ext-421

www.belmond-klemme.k12.ia.us

mike.thompson@belmondklemme.k12.ia.us

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-4 yrs.  Back to top

Clarion-Goldfield -Dows Elementary Preschool

 319 3rd Ave NE Clarion, IA 50525

 515-532-2873


www.clargold.org

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Provides preschool for children 3-4 years old.  Also welcomes children with special needs.  Back to top

 Dows Preschool

 404 Park Ave Dows, IA 50071

 515-852-4162

www.dows.k12.ia.us

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-5 yrs.  Back to top

Eagle Grove Preschool

 600 2nd St NE Eagle Grove, IA 50533

 515-603-6194

www.eagle-grove.k12.ia.us

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Provides a licensed preschool for children ages 3-4 yrs.  Back to top

 Eagle's Wings/Early Childhood Program/Head Start

 600 2nd St NE Eagle Grove, IA 50533

 515-603-3621

 

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Provides child education, family literacy activities, parent/child interaction activities, social services, and resource referrals; a shared classroom with Early Learning Center.  Back to top
Trinity Lutheran
Church Preschool
315 4th Ave NE
Belmond. IA
50421

641-444-4149

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Provides a licensed preschool for
children ages 3-5 years.
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 YOUR, Inc. Head Start 0-5

 601 2nd St NE Eagle Grove, IA 50533

 515-603-6243

 

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Provides preschool and home visitor programs for children 0-5 years old.  Back to top