Contact info : 800-999-5191,

Information You’re Seeking For a website offering tips and information on this topic, click on the link below:
Interesting video by a brain scientist who was aware of her own stroke while it was happening Click Here to watch the video you may remember from the provider training on March 7, ’09. It may take a few minutes to download. Jill travels a national circuit speaking on behalf of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Informational site on mental illness Click Here for the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI or the Click Here for NAMI Iowa
Delivery of treatment for Mental Health in Iowa Click Here for Report on Comprehensive study of MENTAL HEALTH DELIVERY SYSTEMS IN IOWA — Completed February 2009
One Connection- Why relationships are important Click Here to see why connections matter

Useful Links for Childcare Providers and Parents

Information You’re Seeking For a website offering tips and information on this topic, click on the link below:
First Children’s Finance Click Here to view resources for child care providers and centers.
Positive Behavior Support Click Here to see what Vanderbilt University has to suggest for childcare behaviors & support
Building Families Early Childhood Iowa Click Here to access Building Families Early Childhood Iowa Website
Partnerships 4 Families Early Childhood Iowa   new one added Click Here to access Partnerships4 Family Early Childhood Iowa Website
Healthy Child Care Iowa Click Here for Iowa Department of Public Health’s website with many useful links and tips
Iowa CCR&R Click Here for Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral
Department of Human Services Click Here to be taken to the DHS Homepage for state social services access information.
Report Child Abuse in Iowa Click Here to report Child & Dependent Adult Child Abuse, or call 1-800-362-2178
Iowa State University Extension Service Click Here to access a wealth of information on a wide variety of subjects of interest to all
Advocacy for Child Care and other children’s issues Click Here to access Every Child Counts website, an advocacy and watchdog site that will keep you informed regarding laws, funding, and programs affecting Iowa’s young children
Various medical and developmental issues affecting children ages 0 – 3, a good resource for providers Click Here to access Zero to Three’s website. ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policy makers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. Theirmission is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers.
FUN IDEAS Click Here to access the Disney Family website for ideas on things to do with children for fun
Tools to enhance parent/child relationships Click Here to access a website chock full of ideas for parents and providers
What Else – email us with other links you would like us to find for you and have available on this page Let me know what other sites you would like us to link for you or sites you think would be helpful for other providers, parents, professionals interested in our passion email to
Legislative Contacts

Directors: Lou Ann Mowrey
502 W. 7th Street, Carroll, Iowa 51401
telephone: 712-792-6440  fax: 712-792-3435We welcome your questions, ideas or suggestions