Aplington, 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 Aplington, Iowa area.

Care.com

1 Miles Away

Aplington , IA 50604

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Services:
Care.com is a safe and trusted conduit that offers families and care providers in Aplington , 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.

Additional Services:
Low and reduced cost childcare in Aplington , IA.

Area Served:
Aplington , IA


Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
-- Jesus Christ




The Lighthouse Center of Hope

21 Miles Away

409 Washington Avenue
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(641) 648-4198

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Services:
Founded in 1997, The Lighthouse Center of Hope is a locally organized and funded outreach. We provide a variety of free services and programs to meet the needs of our clients and of the community.
Our Services Include:
*Confidential Crisis Counseling
*Free pregnancy tests
*Information on pregnancy, abortion and alternatives
*Post Abortion Support - Ray of Hope toll free 877-231-6202
*Free maternity clothing
*Care Closet items for mom and baby (clothes, diapers, furnishings, toothpaste, deodorant, body wash, hair spray, etc.) based on a point system
*Community referrals
*Abstinence & STD information
*Pregnancy & fetal development information...more
*Support services and classes geared to individual's needs ( parenting classes, budget management, driving, and Bible Study, etc.)
*Personal Mentor/Friend program for men and women

Hours:
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As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will-he will be sure to repent it.
-- Socrates




YWCA of Black Hawk County

28 Miles Away

425 Lafayette St
Waterloo, IA 50703
(319) 234-7589

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Services:
AQUAROBICS: Adapted Aquatics for persons with disabilities.

QUALITY TIME: Provides parenting education and peer support for parents with children of all ages A meal is provided Topics include self-esteem. personal health and wellness, family relationships, communication skills, decision-making and time management.

HEALTHY CHOICES/HEALTHY FAMILIES: Get ideas for quick healthy meals,smart snack ideas, dealing with picky eaters and how to make food dollars stretch.

KIDS BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL: Provides before and after school care at :
Blackhawk, Cunningham, Irving, Kingsley, Kittrell, Lincoln, Lou, Henry, Lowell and McKinstry Schools in Waterloo

LAS CHICAS: A program for Latino girls ages8-18. Participate in a variety of activities from goal setting, service activities, recreational, educational to cultural awareness activities

LATINO MOMS: Provides an opportunity for moms of Hispanic descent to meet and socialize English lessons are available.

LATINO SERVICES: Services provided by bilingual staff to address needs of Latino families. Includes translation, interpretation, referrals, and job assistance services.

PASS(PARENTS ACHIEVE SUCESS W/ SUPPORT): Program for parents between ages of 21-25. Focus on self-sufficiency and parenting skills. Snacks and child care provided at no cost to participants.

PARENT EDUCATION: Prevention program utilizing teen parents to present realities of teen parenting. Programs are scheduled.

RECREATION SERVICES: Anyone interested in fitness, recreation, physical skills classes.

RESIDENCE PROGRAM: Housing for women. Rooms are single occupancy. One room is handicapped accessible. Kitchen and laundry facilities are available

STORKS NEST: Provides parents with supplies, equipment and services for effective parenting Provides a store for baby equipment and apparel.

SUMMER DAZE DAY CAMP: A summer day care program which offers a wide range of activities. Breakfast and lunch are provided free.

SUMMER MEALS: Offers breakfast and lunch for youth during the summer months This program runs June 20th-July 29th

YPT: Hudson Elementary, Lincoln, Hanson, North Cedar at Lincoln Elementary in Cedar Falls

WIZE GIRLS: This program for girls in 6th, 7th or 8th grade that meets weekly during school year The girls participate in recreation and community activities

Hours:
Mon-Fri 6 am-8 pm, Sat. 8 am-1 pm



Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be a revelation.
-- Eileen Caddy




American Red Cross - Hawkeye Chapter

28 Miles Away

2530 University Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 234-6831

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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



Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
-- Jesus Christ




Alternatives Pregnancy Center

28 Miles Away

1006 Decathlon Drive
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 232-5683

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Services:
CARING CONNECTION: Every 2 weeks one on one sessions for support and skill training in parenting, relationships, life, financials, health and prayer. Provides diapers and wipes to girls, women and their partners, baby food and formula, and baby and maternity clothing to those that are enrolled in Caring Connection

ULTRA SOUNDS: Ultra sounds performed by a nurse for women 6-14 weeks pregnant

Hours:
Mon, Wed, Thu 9 am-5 pm, Tue 9 am-8 pm



The soul is that which denies the body. For example, that which refuses to run when the body trembles, to strike when the body is angry, to drink when the body is thirsty. - Definitions, 1953.
-- Alain