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  • Parents as Teachers

    Agency: Southwestern Community College

    PARENTS AS TEACHERS is a voluntary program for families of children from birth to 5 years. This program is based on the belief that parents are their child's first and most influential teachers. Personal home visits to help parents know what to expect as child grows. Activities to help with child's development. Regular developmental and health scre...

  • Behavioral Health Services

    Agency: YSS

    Provides children and families experiencing behavioral and mental health issues in-house staff for counseling and therapy services, evaluation, assessment, and diagnosis.Whether we’re providing safe housing and pre- and post-natal care for young mothers, residential addiction treatment for teens, before/after school opportunities for children or co...

  • Stork's Nest Program

    Agency: EveryStep

    Stork’s Nest is an educational incentive program. Participants earn points for healthy behaviors such as keeping medical appointments, WIC participation, breastfeeding and school attendance. These points are redeemed for needed baby items such as diapers, clothing, strollers, cribs and car seats.

  • Parents As Teachers

    Agency: Marion County Public Health Department

    An in-home visiting program that is here to provide the information support, & encouragement parents need throughout the various stages of a child's development. Services include Home Visits, developmental screens for baby, information regarding baby's health & development, in-home Support, parent education opportunities, referrals to other program...

  • Child Abuse Prevention

    Agency: Prevent Child Abuse Iowa

    PREVENT CHILD ABUSE IOWA'S mission is to lead child abuse prevention efforts in Iowa through advocacy, awareness and assistance. PCA Iowa manages state and federal grant programs, which contribute financial support to community groups that provide services to families. Child abuse prevention programs provide families with this social support and ed...

  • Abuse and Crisis Intervention Services

    Agency: Darkness to Light

    DARKNESS TO LIGHT is a non-profit primary prevention program with the mission of reducing the incidents of child sexual abuse through public awareness and education. The ads are a "call to action" encouraging adults to call or go online for free materials that educate adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.HELPLINE...

  • Abuse and Crisis Intervention Services

    Agency: Child Abuse Prevention Council of Warren County

    Short Years and the WARREN COUNTY CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL work collaboratively to provide PROGRAMS & promote the PROTECTIVE FACTORS.

  • Early Childhood Resources

    Agency: Nebraska Department of Education

    Statewide project to provide support and training to staff working with young Nebraska children and their families, and a resource to parents and families about parenting.Media Center materials can be borrowed at no cost. The center offers books, dvds, journals, and newsletters.Toll-free information line to respond to questions about young children...

  • Education Services

    Agency: Family Place, The

    THE FAMILY PLACE offers adult education focusing on earning a HSED with parenting education available. adolescent pregnancy prevention including Draw the Line/Respect the Line programming.

  • Healthy Start and Empowerment

    Agency: EveryStep

    Offer voluntary case management services to families that would like extra support to ensure a healthy mom, healthy child and healthy family. Services include home visits, prenatal, postpartum and parenting education, child development screening and education, support and therapy groups, links to other resources, parent involvement opportunities, t...

  • The Learning Child

    Agency: University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension

    Provides research-based strategies to support the holistic development of the young child.  Offers information and/or classes about parenting, grandparenting, discipline, child care selection, children and divorce, and money management.  Offers online professional development for early childhood professionals. 

  • Sexual Health Education

    Agency: Eyes Open Iowa

    Eyes Open Iowa is a network of people and programs interested in advocating pregnancy prevention for adolescents, parenting and sexual health of older adults. Provides an information clearinghouse for science-based practices in parenting, teen pregnancy and sexual health.The Mission of Eyes Open Iowa is to empower communities to provide people with...

  • Parenting Education/Assistance

    Agency: Short Years Partnership

    Offers parenting education programs to help parents strengthen parenting and problem-solving skills necessary to build a successful and healthy family. Program focuses on family strengths and resilience. Parenting materials are available. 

  • Text4Baby Pregnancy and Parenting Information

    Agency: Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families

    Health text messaging service providing accurate, text-length health information and resources for pregnant women or parents with a child up to one year of age.App available for Apple and Android products.

  • YMCA Parenting Program

    Agency: YMCA of Greater Des Moines

    Offers a 8-week program offered to fathers and mothers, the women have a female facilitator. There is also an opportunity to enter into a co-parenting environment where a male and female instructor co-facilitate a co-parenting group. Includes sessions on health, child development, housing, financial stability, substance abuse, racism, and the impor...

  • Parenting Education/Assistance

    Agency: Attachment Parenting of Central Iowa

    Attachment Parenting of Central Iowa helps to educate and support all parents in raising secure, joyful and empathetic children in order to strengthen families through attachment parenting. People with special needs are welcome to attend and join. Helps families to practice and implement attachment parenting principles. Offers a Facebook page, Atta...

  • Parenting Education/Assistance

    Agency: National Lekotek Center

    NATIONAL LEKOTEK CENTER uses the interactive play experiences and the learning that results, to promote the inclusion of children with special needs into family and community life. Services include play sessions and toy-lending libraries for children birth-8 years old. Families, including siblings, participate in monthly play sessions in which trai...

  • Library Services

    Agency: Lynnville Public Library

    Offers library services to residents of Jasper County.

  • Parenting Education/Assistance

    Agency: CARE Team of Kossuth County

    The Parents Actively Caring Program visits parents of all babies born at Kossuth Health Center and receive a packet on how to care for a newborn, parenting skills, and stress management.

  • Family Services Associations

    Agency: Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association

    ASSOCIATION empowers, supports and advocates for foster, adoptive and kinship families across Iowa. IFAPA provides support, training and resources to promote safety, permanency and well-being for Iowa's children. Information and referrals are provided as well as parenting materials and skills classes. This is a private, non-profit organization. Thi...

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