FY22 Legislative Agenda and Other Information

The 4 R Kids ECI Board support the Association of Early Childhood Area Boards and Advocates legislative agenda for FY22. The Association has been proactive in securing needed legislative language change and increased funding for Early Childhood Iowa area boards.

FY 22 Legislative Agenda

Below is a list of current legislators that serve the 4 R Kids ECI Area.

Elected Officals in 4 R Kids Area

Below is a one page document with a high level overview of the legislative process.

Legislative Overview

Below is a one page document how a bill becomes law.

How a bill becomes a law



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YouTube Videos of Programs

The 4 R Kids ECI area board provides funding for multiple projects that serve families with children under the age of 5.  The agencies that recieve funding are in the process of making YouTube videos to share with the public.  More will be added in the next few weeks.

Child Care Resource & Referral

Lutheran Services in Iowa with the New Parent Program

Iowa AEYC with the WAGE$ program.

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2-1-1 Counts

2-1-1 Counts is a web-based tool to provide real-time, searchable, and visual presentations of data about community-specific needs of vulnerable populations. 2-1-1 Counts displays a count of 2-1-1 callers’ most pressing needs in usable form and reports data at the ZIP code, region, or call center level as recently as yesterday.  2-1-1 Counts enables users to check trends, make comparisons, and share information.

2-1-1 Counts enriches the dialogue in communities – especially among leaders – by calling attention to a wide range of factors that compromise the health and well-being of poor individuals and families.

Click here to see the most pressing needs in your community.




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Poverty Guidelines

Below are the new federal poverty guidelines.

2022 Poverty Guidelines

Federal poverty guidelines 2022.doc

Multiple Poverty Guidelines – Guidelines-2022


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Preschool Scholarships Available

Preschool Scholarships are available for children living in Adair, Dallas, Madison or Warren County. Preschool Scholarships are located on the Iowa state University Extension Dallas County website.

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