Ainsworth, IA
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 5 child care programs in the Ainsworth, Iowa area.

Care.com

1 Miles Away

Ainsworth , IA 52201

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Care.com is a safe and trusted conduit that offers families and care providers in Ainsworth , IA a chance to easily connect, share care giving experiences, and get advice. The company addresses the different care needs a family may go through the life cycle; be it child care, special needs care, tutoring, senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more. The service enables families to find and select the best care possible based on detailed profiles, background checks, and references for hundreds of thousands of mom and families.

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Low and reduced cost childcare in Ainsworth , IA.

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Ainsworth , IA


Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
-- Lord Alfred Tennyson




American Red Cross Grant Wood Chapter - Cedar Rapids

46 Miles Away

6300 Rockwell Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 393-3500

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Services:
ARMED FORCES EMERGENCY SERVICES: Assists active military personnel, their families and dependents in times of crisis or other family emergency situations Provides 24 hour communication between immediate family and military personnel for emergency situations and provides problem solving assistance for military and their families

BABYSITTER'S TRAINING COURSE a program for youth ages 11 to 15 years old the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Combining video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience, Babysitter's Training teaches youth how to:
* Respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care
* Make decisions under pressure
* Communicate with parents to learn household rules
* Recognize safety and hygiene issues
* Manage young children
* Feed, diaper and care for infants
* Start their babysitting business

COMMUNITY TELEPHONE SERVICES and UNITED WAY 2-1-1: Free counseling, information, and referral services to callers 24 hour telephone service to provide information and referral regarding community resources to those needing services Data base for multiple counties is maintained on a regular basis. www.211Iowa.com

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT (CISM): A program made up of dedicated, caring, and specially trained professionals who provide a comprehensive organized approach for the redirection and control of the harmful aspects of stress caused by a traumatic or critical incident such as: on the job injury or death, suicide, robbery, injury or death of child, fire, bomb threat, etc Services are provided to emergency services personnel

DISASTER SERVICES: Provides assistance to individuals and families affected by a natural disaster; sheltering, feeding, physical and mental health services are provided to those seeking refuge from a fire, hurricane or flood - or in the wake of a tornado, earthquake, or hazardous materials incident

HEALTH AND SAFETY: Offers classes and services include: First Aid, Adult, Child and Infant CPR, Babysitting, Pet First Aid, Universal Precautions, Lifeguarding, Water Safety and the annual Learn to Swim Program Tailored a program to meet the certification needs of all Childcare facilities Provide First Aid Stations for selected activities throughout Des Moines and the surrounding areas Facilitates the sale of and provide training for Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

HEALTH EDUCATION: Provides educational talks and demonstrations on: HIV/AIDS, Your Heart Matters, Workplace Violence Awareness, Protect Your Back, Ergonomics, Managing Stress, Avian Flu 101, HIV/AIDS, and Slips Trips and Falls

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES: Includes the International Tracing and Restoring Family Links Program, as well as education on Humanity in the Midst of War (Geneva Conventions)

PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Speakers are available to tell you about the programs and services of local chapter Accepts volunteers

SAFE AND WELL: Provides a resource for persons looking for loved ones during a disaster. Contact the American Red Cross Response Center with any questions https://safeandwell.communityos.org

VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Department coordinates the many aspects of volunteer development, including recruitment, interviewing, placement, orientation and training

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Disaster Services Mon-Sun 24 hours



Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
-- James Allen




Bridgehaven

46 Miles Away

701 Center Point Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 364-8967

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Services:
EARN WHILE YOU LEARN PROGRAM: Pregnant and parenting clients take empowering classes in key areas such as family relationships, career skills, emotional health, physical health, financial stability, and spirituality. Classes are designed to help clients grow personally and move toward independence. By attending class, clients earn weekly assistance of basic needs items like food, clothing, diapers, and formula. They also earn yearly benefits of holiday food boxes and Christmas gifts for their children by attending class 60% of the year

PARENTING SKILLS CLASS: Family relationships classes are part of Bridgehaven's Earn While You Learn Program Classes include parenting from before birth with prenatal classes, baby care, school age children, and parenting teens .Every week when clients attend class, they earn help with food, diapers, and formula Clients also earn holiday food boxes and Christmas gifts by consistent attendance over the year

POST-ABORTION RECOVERY: Trained facilitators guide women through a 10-week faith-based recovery study that provides support and grief resolution for women who have had an abortion Confidential group process or in a one-on-one setting for women

PREGNANCY SERVICES: Provides free pregnancy testing and ultrasounds for pregnancy confirmation and dating options, discussion with client advocate;; post-abortion counseling and support; community referrals

SEX EDUCATION PROGRAM: Includes a peer-to-peer mentoring program involving students high school and college students who speak to the risks and consequences of sexual activity and the benefits of sexual integrity; and customized presentations to community and faith based groups

SEXUAL INTEGRITY PROGRAMS: Interactive large and small group presentations, workshops, and panel discussions providing age-appropriate, factual, and medically-accurate information to public and private schools, parent groups, and community groups.

SUPPORT GROUP: Support Groups for at-risk pregnant and/or parenting students

TREASURES RESALE SHOP: Open to the public this is a store carrying household items, clothing, toys, seasonal decorations, baby items, and various other items at inexpensive prices All proceeds go to Brudgehaven. Open Saturdays 10 am-2 pm


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Persons are needed for various volunteer opportunities such as mentoring and educating youth and young adults about sexual integrity, client advocacy for women facing unplanned pregnancies, teaching life skills classes, assisting clients with material assistance, serving in childcare, administrative support, building maintenance, and working at Treasurer's resale shop

Hours:
Mon, Thu 10 am-7 pm,Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am-5 pm, Treasures Resale Shop Sat 10 am- 2 pm



My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today.
-- Richard Adams




American Red Cross - Southern Prairie Chapter

50 Miles Away

408 East Main Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-4571

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Services:
ARMED FORCES EMERGENCY SERVICES: Assists active military personnel, their families and dependents in times of crisis or other family emergency situations Provides 24 hour communication between immediate family and military personnel for emergency situations and provides problem solving assistance for military and their families

BABYSITTER'S TRAINING COURSE a program for youth ages 11 to 15 years old the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Combining video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience, Babysitter's Training teaches youth how to:
* Respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care
* Make decisions under pressure
* Communicate with parents to learn household rules
* Recognize safety and hygiene issues
* Manage young children
* Feed, diaper and care for infants
* Start their babysitting business

COMMUNITY TELEPHONE SERVICES and UNITED WAY 2-1-1: Free counseling, information, and referral services to callers 24 hour telephone service to provide information and referral regarding community resources to those needing services Data base for multiple counties is maintained on a regular basis. www.211Iowa.com

CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT (CISM): A program made up of dedicated, caring, and specially trained professionals who provide a comprehensive organized approach for the redirection and control of the harmful aspects of stress caused by a traumatic or critical incident such as: on the job injury or death, suicide, robbery, injury or death of child, fire, bomb threat, etc Services are provided to emergency services personnel

DISASTER SERVICES: Provides assistance to individuals and families affected by a natural disaster; sheltering, feeding, physical and mental health services are provided to those seeking refuge from a fire, hurricane or flood - or in the wake of a tornado, earthquake, or hazardous materials incident

HEALTH AND SAFETY: Offers classes and services include: First Aid, Adult, Child and Infant CPR, Babysitting, Pet First Aid, Universal Precautions, Lifeguarding, Water Safety and the annual Learn to Swim Program Tailored a program to meet the certification needs of all Childcare facilities Provide First Aid Stations for selected activities throughout Des Moines and the surrounding areas Facilitates the sale of and provide training for Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

HEALTH EDUCATION: Provides educational talks and demonstrations on: HIV/AIDS, Your Heart Matters, Workplace Violence Awareness, Protect Your Back, Ergonomics, Managing Stress, Avian Flu 101, HIV/AIDS, and Slips Trips and Falls

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES: Includes the International Tracing and Restoring Family Links Program, as well as education on Humanity in the Midst of War (Geneva Conventions)

PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Speakers are available to tell you about the programs and services of local chapter Accepts volunteers

SAFE AND WELL: Provides a resource for persons looking for loved ones during a disaster. Contact the American Red Cross Response Center with any questions https://safeandwell.communityos.org

VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Department coordinates the many aspects of volunteer development, including recruitment, interviewing, placement, orientation and training

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm, Disaster Services Mon-Sun 24 hours



It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
-- Lena Horne




Heartland Pregnancy Center

50 Miles Away

101 South Market Street #302
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-3030

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Services:
ABORTION RECOVERY: Abortion recovery assistance is a 10-12 week program designed to address the abortion experience, the pain and guilt of that choice and a releasing of the experience so there is freedom This is in a support setting.

CLOTHING DONATIONS: Accepts baby and maternity clothing for donations

MATERIAL NEEDS: A client may come for assistance for material needs-maternity clothes or baby clothing, supplies may vary Diapers can only be requested one time a month.

PEER COUNSELING: A client may come at any time to visit with her peer counselor or anyone in the office We can help her with decision making, peer pressure, life decisions, relationships etc

PREGNANCY TESTING: A client is asked to give us a urine specimen once she is in our facility Our test is a self-administered test The trained peer counselor will explain and walk the client through the procedure and offer help after the result is determined.

WAIT - With Abstinence I'm Treasured - is a four lesson program that helps students in 7th through 12th grades to make healthy decisions about relationships and dating.






ABORTION RECOVERY: Abortion recovery assistance is a 10-12 week program designed to address the abortion experience, the pain and quilt of that choice and a releasing of the experience so there is freedom This is in a support setting.

CLOTHING DONATIONS: Accepts baby and maternity clothing for donations

MATERIAL NEEDS: A client may come for assistance for material needs-maternity clothes or baby clothing, supplies may vary Diapers can only be requested one time a month.

PEER COUNSELING: A client may come at any time to visit with her peer counselor or anyone in the office We can help her with decision making, peer pressure, life decisions, relationships etc

PREGNANCY TESTING: A client is asked to give us a urine specimen once she is in our facility Our test is a self-administered test The trained peer counselor will explain and walk the client through the procedure and offer help after the result is determined.

WAIT - With Abstinence I'm Treasured - is a four lesson program that helps students in 7th through 12th grades to make healthy decisions about relationships and dating.

Hours:
Mon-Thu 12 noon-5 pm



People travel and wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of rivers, at the vast compass of the oceans, at the circular motion of the stars, and they pass themselves without even wondering.
-- Augustine Saint