DHLW Early Childhood Area

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

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PO Box 882

Washington IA 52353

319-461-1369

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 Cheryl Flaatten at 319-753-0193 or by email Cheryl.flaatten@caofseia.org

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High Quality Childcare Grant

The DHLW Early Childhood Area Board is seeking applications from eligible early care and education providers for projects and/or services that increase access to, and capacity of, high quality childcare in Des Moines, Henry, Louisa and Washington counties.  Individuals, businesses, and organizations with innovative projects that enhance and expand high quality childcare options in southeast Iowa are encouraged to apply. Applications are available starting February 21st 2020. All submissions are due no later than March 30th 2020. Contract period for awarded projects is July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.                                            

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