FAMILY & PARENTING TOPICS
Food Assistance Program - (formerly known as Food Stamps)
The Food Assistance program promotes the general welfare of low income families by raising their levels of nutrition to avoid hunger and malnutrition.
Iowa Department of Human Services
This site provides information on licensing, child care resource referral, and other child care programs. Once inside this informative site, visit the link for Children and Family Services.
Iowa State University Extension / Early Childhood
Iowa State University Extension provides information and training on child development, early childhood education, guidance and discipline, nutrition, and many other related topics.
ISU Extension to Families
Iowa State University Extension to Families reaches out to families across the lifespan. We provide research-based information and education to help families make decisions that improve and transform their lives. Extension to Families offers you and your family information about:
Families and Communities
Family and Financial Management
Food, Nutrition and Health
National Network for Child Care
Extension's national source of more than 2,000 resources related to child care. It offers support and assistance from a variety of experts in the field of child care.
Families Answer Line (800-262-3804)
Questions relating to home and family, nutrition, food safety
Relay Iowa (TTY) 800-735-2942
Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Email questions to: email@example.com
Iowa Concern (800-447-1985)
Financial questions, legal issues, family transitions
TTD (Telecommunications Device for Deaf Persons) - 800-735-2942
Phones are answered all hours, all days