PO Box 882

Washington IA 52353


Preschool Scholarships

The DHLW Early Childhood Area Board funds preschool scholarships for children ages 3-5yrs and attending preschool programs meeting quality criteria.  The scholarship program is coordinated by Community Action of Southeast Iowa.  To learn more about the program or how to receive a scholarship contact Tamee DeCoursey at 319-753-0193 or by email tamee.decoursey@caofseia.org 

DHLW Early Childhood Area

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

Request For Proposal

The DHLW Early Childhood Area Board is seeking applications from eligible projects and/or services that improve the lives of children pre-birth through age 5 residing in Des Moines, Henry, Louisa and Washington counties.  Funds for these services are available through Early Childhood Iowa (ECI) allocations designated to DHLW. Individuals, businesses, and organizations with innovative projects should apply. Applications are available starting March 18th 2021. All submissions are due no later than April 15th 2021. Contract period for awarded projects is July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.                                            

Download Request For Proposal (RFP) Documents



Budget Form

*Contact the DHLW office for fillable word 'application'

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