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Batavia, IA
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 4 child care programs in the Batavia, Iowa area.





American Red Cross - Southern Prairie Chapter

14 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


The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything -- and it works.
-- William Strong

Heartland Pregnancy Center

14 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


In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
-- John Churton Collins

Ecumenical Cupboard, The

33 Miles Away

205 South D Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

(641) 676-4031


Services:
FORMULA/BABY FOOD: Provides formula and baby food

DIAPERS: Provides diapers and wipes

FOOD PANTRY: Food in emergency situations.

HYGIENE ITEMS: Provides basic hygiene items.


Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri 10 am-12 noon


Be smart, but never show it.
-- Louis B Mayer



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Pamela2015
Ottumwa, IA: 14 miles away
Posted: August 17, 2018

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Ottumwa, IA: 14 miles away
Posted: August 17, 2018

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Oskaloosa, IA: 33 miles away
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Iowa City, IA: 56 miles away
Posted: August 17, 2018

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Keokuk, IA: 57 miles away
Posted: August 17, 2018

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