12007 190th Street
PO Box 418
Monticello, IA 52310-0418
Camp Courageous is a respite and recreational program for individuals of all ages with a disability.
Examples of activities include outdoor living skills, archery, arts and crafts, athletic games, swinging bridge, climbing wall, farm experience, zip line, and cooking.
Campers pay an hourly rate based on the amount of time spent at the camp. The 2015 hourly rate is $4.10.
Intellectual and physical disabilities, brain injuries, hearing or visual impairments, and autism are examples of special needs served at the camp.
1424 Houser St, Muscatine, IA 52761
Crossroads INC. offers a day habilitation program, Choices. This program assists or supports our clients in developing or maintaining life skills and community integration. Services enable or enhance the client's intelectual functioning, physical and emotional health and development, language and communcation development, cognitive functioning, socializationand communtiy integration functional skill development, behavior mangagemen, responsibility and self direction, daily living activities, self advocacy skills, and mobility.
Easter Seals- Camp Sunnyside
401 N.E. 66th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Resident Camp: This camp is for Adults (>18 years) and Youth (4-17 years). It is a week-long camp with themes varying by week. Payment options include waiver services and private pay ($600 per week).
Supported Day Camp: This is a day program for campers ages 6-17 years. It provides a higher level of skilled care. The primary methods of payment are waiver services and county funds, however private pay is also available ($200 per week).
Bridge Camp: This day camp is for kids aged 6-12 years. The supervision ratio is 1:8 and the focus is leadership and being a good friend to peers with disabilities. This camp is only available by private pay ($150 per week).
233 S. 2nd Street
PO Box 130
West Branch, IA 52358
CHILD MENTAL HEALTH WAIVER
Services include in-home family therapy, family and community support, and/or respite for families of children with mental health diagnoses with the goal of keeping the child safely in the home. Must be referred by a case manager.
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY WAIVER
Services provide supported community living with the intent of increasing their skills to be able to complete daily living tasks and respite services for children and adults who qualify. Referred by a case manager.
BRAIN INJURY WAIVER
Family counseling and training services are provided to the client and the family to increase their capabilities to maintain and care for the client in the community. Referred by a case manager.
Home-based habilitation services are individualized and offer supports that assist with the acquisition, retention or improvement in skills related to living in the community. Referred by a case manager.
Friends and Fitness
1823 Logan Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
Friends and Fitness at the Muscatine Community YMCA provides child care while moms join an exercise class and then provides lunch for both mother and child(ren). This is a free program offered every Tuesday from 9:30am-12:00pm. A YMCA membership is not required to participate. The child care is provided by staff from the YMCA child care program. A bilingual facilitator is also present for Spanish-speaking families.
Tuesdays 9:30-noon; Exercise class 10:05am-10:55am and lunch 11:00am-11:45 am at the Muscatine Community YMCA
Handicapped Development Center
3402 Hickory Grove Road
Louisa County Public Health
805 J L Hodges N
M-F 8-4:30pm; 24 hour on-call RN
In addition to all Public Health services, we provide Skill nursing in-home , homemaker, home care aide services.
New Choices, Inc.
2213 Grand Ave
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
Services are provided through the following Medicaid Waiver Programs: Intellectual Disabilities Waiver, Brain Injury Waiver, Habilitation Waiver (for people with mental illness), Physical Disability Waiver, Ill and Handicapped Waiver, and Elderly Waiver.
Safe Families for Children
1826 16th St.
Moline, IL 61265
M-F 9am-5pm. After hours and on weekends- please leave a message
Safe Families surrounds families in crisis with a caring, compassionate community. We work quickly to connect children with a volunteer family. Often, we are able to find a home the same day we receive a call.
- Parent needs a break or is isolated with no/few supportive relationships
- Parent needs to be hospitalized
- Parent is facing a mental health crisis
- Parent is facing eviction or is already homeless
- Parent is entering a substance abuse program
- Parent is facing a short/term jail sentence
Examples of Situations Safe Families cannot help:
- When there is evidence of current abuse
- Child is exhibiting dangerous, violent behavior or in need of substance abuse rehab program
- We are unable to obtain consent from one or both parents or other legal guardian
- The child's behavior is the sole reason for the parental crisis
Parents who participate must:
- Understand that participation is 100% voluntary
- Show proof of identity and proof of health insurance for their child(ren)
- Sign a consent form allowing short-term guardianship and health care
- Retain legal custody of their child(ren), and can have their child(ren) returned at any time
- Maintain contact with Safe Families staff/volunteer coach
- Understand that Safe Families cannot guarantee availability of a host family
Tipton Adaptive Daycare
1325 Cedar St.
Tipton, Iowa 52772
Tipton Adaptive Daycare offers care for children with special medical needs or disabilities in an integrated environment with their non-disabled peers.
We also provide services for children with behavioral or psychological needs. Though the daycare is considered a special needs daycare, the majority of children that attend the daycare do not have special needs.
Tipton Adaptive Daycare accepts DHS Title XX child care assistance and Promise Jobs reimbursement. We offer IMMT, SCL and Respite through the Medicaid Consumer Choice Option.
We are an approved provider for the Operation Military Child Care Program for dependents of deployed military members.
Any child between the ages of 2 weeks and 18 years can receive care at the center, but children with disabilities or special medical needs are given priority on our waiting list.