Programs and Services

FY2018

FY2018 programs funded by the 4 R Kids Early Childhood Iowa aRea Board. You may also download a PDF version below.

FY2018 Programming

Preschool Tuition Assistance (Serving Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

This program provides preschool tuition scholarships for children whose families meet income guidelines of up to 200% of the federal poverty level to give children the opportunity to attend preschool. For more information or to access the preschool tuition application contact Warren County ISU Extension, Preschool Enrichment Project at 515-961-6238 or 515-971-2977.

Preschool Enrichment Services (Serving Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

This service coordinates all preschool supportive services so children are more prepared for kindergarten. Services are as follows:

  • preschool tuition scholarships for preschool aged children
  • dental screenings for preschool aged children
  • transportation for preschool aged children
  • quality improvement efforts for qualifying preschools
  • technical assistance and coordination for preschools and subcontractors of service

For more information contact Warren County ISU Extension, Preschool Enrichment Project at  515-961-6238 or  515-971-2977.

Quality Improvement Project (QIP) (Serving Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

The Quality Improvement Project is a free program for early childhood providers that are in need of high level trainings, not offered by CCRR. Quality improvement mini grants  and personalized support for early care environments is also provided.  For more information contact Dallas County ISU Extension at 515-993-4281.

Child Care Incentives (Serving Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

This project offers incentives for early childhood providers that attend specific trainings. For more information contact Orchard Place, Child Care Resource and Resource and Referral, at 515-246-3566.

Child Care Nurse Consultants (Serving Madison and Warren County)

Child care nurse consultants (CCNC) provide health education, trainings, and consultations to child care homes and centers to improve the quality of child care. For more information contact Warren County Health Services at 515-961-1074.

WAGE$  (Serving Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

The program offers financial incentives in the form of salary supplements to child care homes and centers to improve quality child care.  For more information contact Iowa AEYC at 515-331-8000.

Coordinated Intake (Serving Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

Coordinated Intake is a service that provides coordination of family support services for human service providers and families. Family support services include home visitation, group based parent education and other supportive services. The purpose is to help families find the appropriate family support program that best fits their families needs. For more information contact Warren County ISU Extension at 515-961-6238 or 515-971-2977.

Parents as Teachers (Serving Adair County)

The Parents as Teachers program is an evidence-based early childhood home visiting program that encourages parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well being utilizing four components – personal visits, group connections, screening and resource network. The program is voluntary and serves families with children prenatal to Kindergarten entry. For more information contact Southwestern Community College at 641-782-1308.

Parents as Teachers (Serving Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

The Parents as Teachers program is an evidence-based early childhood home visiting program that encourages parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well being utilizing four components – personal visits, group connections, screening and resource network. The program is voluntary and serves families with children prenatal to Kindergarten entry. For more information contact Partners in Family Development at 515-962-1020.

New Parent Program (Serving Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren County)

The New Parent program is an evidenced-based voluntary intensive in-home visitation program that offers prenatal support and education to women during and after pregnancy and children ages 0-5.  The program reduces the stress associated with the birth of a baby and assists parents in providing children with healthy start in life.  For more information contact Lutheran Services in Iowa at 515-274-4946.

Maternal Child Health Program (Serving Dallas County)

The Maternal Child Health program promotes the well being, of expectant families and/or families who have recently experienced the birth of a child, through free short-term supportive services delivered in the family home. For more information contact Dallas County Public Health  at 800-811-7565.