Programs

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Vision

Every child beginning at birth will be safe, healthy, and successful.


Mission

The DHLW Early Childhood Area community works together to maximize the status of the health, safety, education, and care of children (prenatal through 5 years) and their families.  

Family Support & Parent Education

Preschool Scholarships

Dental Varnishes & Education

Board

Jim Cary

​Bailea Grier

Matt Latcham - Treasurer

Tricia Lipski - Vice Chair

Cyndi Mears

Melody Raub - Secretary

Mike Steele

Unity Stevens - Chair

Stan Stoops

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Board of Directors

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Early Childhood

Purpose

School Ready 

​Upcoming meetings & activities

DHLW Early Childhood Area Board

May 23, 2024

5:00pm

Washington Library

Wolf Conference Room

115 W Washington, IA 52353

Professional Development

Child Care Nurse Consultant

Childcare Consultation

Staff support - Quality Settings

DHLW Early Childhood Area

Every child beginning at birth will be safe, healthy, and successful.

PO Box 882

Washington IA 52353

319-461-1369

Download the Southeast Iowa Regional Early Childhood Plan

NEW!2022 EC Plan Update