Early Childhood Iowa Muscatine County

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149 Colorado Street,

Muscatine, IA 52761

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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.

Errand Service for Senior Citizens- Senior Resources

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1808 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-263-7292

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Errand Service provided by Senior Resources offers transportation within Muscatine County to places such as the bank, pharmacy, and doctor/hospital. They can also assist with picking up groceries. Call 563-263-7292 for pricing.

JARC

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563-263-8152

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

JARC provides rides for work, education and support services. Hours of operation are 5:30pm-12am, Monday through Saturday. Call 563-263-8152 at least one day in advance to schedule. Fare is $2.00/ride.

MuscaBus

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1459 Washington Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-263-8152

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Public Transit provider for City of Muscatine. MuscaBus operates four fixed routes and complementary ParaTransit (Shuttle) service for individuals who cannot access route buses due to disability. MuscaBus also offers night time service for employment or training called JARC (Job Access Reverse Commute) on Monday - Saturday til midnight. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 9:30, passengers can ride New Freedom buses for any purpose. ParaTransit (Shuttle), JARC, and New Freedom all require scheduling a minimum of one day in advance. Route times and maps are available on all buses, at City Hall, Public Works or on the City website at http://www.muscatineiowa.gov.

MuscaBus Paratransit

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563-263-8152

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

MuscaBus provides ParaTransit for individuals who cannot access the fixed route due to a disability. There is a $2.00 fare per ride, but an assistant to the rider may ride for free. An application must be filled out and accepted for ParaTransit use. Individuals with disabilities may also use JARC or New Freedom transportation if needed.

Muscatine to Shell Express Mart

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563-263-8152

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Muscatine Public Transit provides a MuscaBus service from City Hall/Public Works to the Shell Express Mart at 4804 South Highway 61 twice daily from August through May. Call 563-263-8152 at least one day in advance to schedule your ride.

New Freedom Expanded Bus Service

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563-263-8152

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

On Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30-9:30pm New Freedom Expanded Bus Service provides rides anywhere within the city of Muscatine for $2.00.

Non-Emergency Transport Inc.

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45 Colony Drive
Muscatine, IA 52761

Hours / Days of Operation:

Open 24/7.

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

We provide transportation to and from appointments (doctor, dentist, eye, counseling) as needed.

River Bend Transit- Cedar County

Toll-Free Phone: 800-292-8959
Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Schedule:
Monday- Tipton and mealsite
Tuesday- Iowa City
Wednesday- Tipton and mealsite
1st Thursday- Cedar Rapids
2nd Thursday- Davenport
3rd Thursday- Cedar Rapids
4th Thursday- Davenport
5th Thursday- Special trip service
Every Thursday- Tipton mealsite
Friday- Iowa City

Fares (Round-Trip) for Individuals 60+ Years or Disabled:
Out of County $6.50
In-Town Service $1.50
County Service $3.00

*General Public: Add $5.00 to any fare.

River Bend Transit- Muscatine County

Toll-Free Phone: 800-292-8959
Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Schedule:
Monday- Iowa City
Tuesday- Davenport
Wednesday- Iowa City
Thursday- Davenport
Friday- West Liberty or Muscatine

Fares (Round-Trip) for Individuals 60+ Years of Age or Disabled:
Iowa City $8.00
Davenport- $6.50
In-Town Service- $1.50
County Service- $3.00

*General Public: Add $5.00 to any fare.

Royal Taxi Cab Service

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810 Park Avenue, Suite 4
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-262-8294

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Royal Taxi Cab Service serves the Muscatine area with availability 24/7. Fee to ride is $3.50 for pick-up/1st mile and $0.35 per 1/8 mile after that. Senior discounts and flat rates to casinos, airports, and hospitals may be available. Call 563-262-8294 for more information.

SEIBUS

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211 N Gear Ave
West Burlington, IA 52655

Toll-Free Phone: 1-866-753-5107
Hours / Days of Operation:

Monday-Friday 8:00am- 4:30pm

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Regional public transit in the counties of Des Moines, Lee, Henry and Louisa by appointment. 24 hours advanced notice required.

All vehicles are ADA compliant.

United Way of Muscatine Almoner Fund

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208 West 2nd Street Suite 201
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

Hours / Days of Operation:

M-F 8:00-5:00

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Muscatine County Community Services approves disbursements for household items, rental/utility deposit assistance and transportation for medical needs. United Way of Muscatine is the Administrator and Fiscal agent for the Almoner Fund.

Volunteer Services of Cedar County (United Way)

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401 West 9th Street
P.O. Box 307
Tipton, IA 52772

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Volunteer Services of Cedar County supplements services provided by human service agencies. Individuals age 60 and older receive priority.

Call 563-886-6076 Tuesday through Friday for information or to request assistance.

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