Child Care Alliance Response Team

Contact

4401 6th Street SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

CART Services responds to children with challenging behaviors by collaborating with Early Childhood (birth-5) teachers and staff to improve social/emotional development, decrease challenging behaviors, and increase school readiness skills.
CART Services provides staff training and is also available to take individual referrals on children in early childhood settings who exhibit challenging behaviors. Staff OR parents can call to access services.
CAER goes on site to work with and/or train staff.

Community Diaper Bank

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149 COLORADO STREET
MUSCATINE, IOWA 52761
Hours / Days of Operation:

NA

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Resource updated: February 3, 2020
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The Community Diaper Bank strives to raise awareness of the diaper need in our community, while advocating for families in need and ensuring that these families have an adequate supply of diapers.

Diapers can be received from and of our partner agencies.

Community Action, Trinity Muscatine Public Health, MCSD Parents as Teachers, Salvation Army, and Lutheran Services in Iowa

Early Childhood Iowa Muscatine County

Contact

149 Colorado Street,

Muscatine, IA 52761

Hours / Days of Operation:

Mon-Fri Hours Vary Please call or email for assistance.

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Resource updated: February 3, 2020
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ECIMC provides financial support to families in Muscatine County through Preschool, Daycare & Transportation Scholarships. Families can apply for our Early Learning Scholarships on an annual basis. ECIMC also assists in funding numerous programs throughout the county to better serve our children ages 0-5.

Vision: Every Child in Muscatine County, beginning at birth, will be healthy and realize their full potential.

Mission: ECIMC is a community group promoting the well-being and healthy development of Muscatine County children ages 0-5 by optimizing strengths and eliminating barriers for children and their families.

Healthy Child Care Iowa Talk Line

Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-369-2229

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Healthy Child Care Iowa Talk Line is for child care providers or families to call regarding child care information, information about child care providers, or to speak with a Child Care Nurse Consultant.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Muscatine County

Contact

1601 Plaza Place, Muscatine, IA  52761

Hours / Days of Operation:

Monday through Friday, 8:30 to noon, and 12:30-5 pm

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Resource updated: January 31, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach engages Iowans with the research, educational, and technological resources of Iowa State University. Programs we offer include Master Gardeners, 4-H, Clover Kids, Salir Adelante. We also offer many workshops or resource materials on topics ranging from Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community and Economic Development, Health and Well-Being and Youth Development.

Statewide Resources:

Iowa Concern Hotline

800-447-1985

  • Financial questions, legal education, stress counseling, crisis/disaster resources and referral
  • Phones are answered all hours, all days
  • TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) available by calling 800-735-2942
  • Multiple language interpretation available

AnswerLine Hotline

Toll-free: 800-262-3804
Local: 515-296-5883

  • Questions relating to home and family
  • Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
  • TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) available by calling 800-735-2942
  • Multiple language interpretation available
  • Email questions to answer@iastate.edu

Hortline Hotline

515-294-3108

  • Hortline provides assistance to home gardeners on lawn, garden, and ornamental questions
  • Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1-4:30 p.m.
  • Email questions to hortline@iastate.edu
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