Crisis Care

Families eligible for crisis child care benefits must be a resident of Audubon, Carroll, Greene, or Guthrie counties in Iowa.

  • Crisis Child Care provides free, short-term child care to children whose families are experiencing a crisis or emergency in their lives and lack adequate child care for their children.
  • Child care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • This program provides a safe and nurturing environment for children, newborn to 12 years of age (or age 17 if the child has special needs).
  • Crisis Child Care respects the privacy of families. Your crisis is kept strictly confidential.

Call the Family Resource Center for Crisis Child Care: 712-792-6440 or 800-999-5101.