Child Care Resources, Programs
and Regulations in Iowa

Licensing

Iowa Department of Human Services Division of Adult and Children Family Services

Bureau of Child Care and Community Services

Hoover Bldg., 5th Floor 1305 E. Walnut Street Des Moines, IA 50319-0114

Phone: 515-281-0429



Resource and Referral Agencies

Iowa Department of Human Services

1305 E. Walnut Street Des Moines, IA 50319

Phone: 515-281-8746 / Toll Free: 800-972-2017

The Department of Human Services works with five Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agencies around the state to provide parents with information and referral services in finding quality child care. Each agency serves a different geographic area of Iowa.

Child Care Resource & Referral of Northwest Iowa

Mid-Sioux Opportunity

418 S Marion Street PO Box 390 Remsen, IA 51050

(712) 786-2001 / (800) 859-2025

Child Care Resource & Referral of Northeast Iowa

Exceptional Persons, Inc.

3675 University Avenue PO Box 4090 Waterloo, IA 50704

(319) 233-0804 / (800) 475-0804

Child Care Resource & Referral of Southwest and South Central Iowa

West Central Development Corp.

701 10th Street PO Box 709 Harlan, IA 51537

(712) 755-7381 / (800) 945-9778

Child Care Resource & Referral Center of Central Iowa

Orchard Place Child Guidance Center

808 5th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50309

(515) 246-3560 / (800) 722-7619

Child Care Resource & Referral of Southeast Iowa

Community Action of Eastern Iowa

500 E 59th St Davenport, IA 52807

(563) 324-1302 / (800) 369-3778



Subsidies

Iowa Department of Human Services Division of Child and Family Services

Bureau of Child Care and Community Services

Hoover State Office Building 1305 E. Walnut, 5th Floor Des Moines, IA 50319-0114

Phone: 515-281-7266 / Toll Free: 800-972-2017



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