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Parent's Resources

Not only do we provide resources for the kids, but for the parents as well. It's always nice to have all of the important documents in one collective area, and that is exactly what we have done! If you have any questions, feel free to visit the CONTACT page and connect with us.

Iowa Department of Human Services

For anything you may need, the Iowa DHS has everything. Questions about Food Assistance, Medical Assistance, or any other programs, Iowa DHS has it all.

Click the image on the left to visit Iowa DHS

Iowa Childcare Resource

Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is a program to support quality child care throughout the State of Iowa. CCR&R is available to assist families in selecting child care providers who best meet the needs of a child and their family. Child Care Consultants provide on-site consultation to licensed preschools, centers, non-registered home providers, and Child Development Home providers. The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) is the regulatory agency for early childhood care and education. CCR&R supports providers in complying with state regulations. Training in a variety of topics is offered to child care providers to not only meet licensing/registration requirements but to also improve the quality of care. CCR&R’s collaborate with other community partners regarding child care issues in Iowa.

Click on the logo to visit Iowa Childcare Resource & Referral

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
Healthy Kids Healthy Futures Coalition is a community-based chronic disease prevention coalition targeting children in Macomb County. Through the leadership of the Macomb County Health Department the coalition is tackling the serious issues of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes. Partners in this effort are representatives from schools, service agencies, health plans, hospitals, Macomb County Planning Department, parks and recreation departments, Girl Scouts, and Head Start.

This coalition addresses the consequences of the behaviors…overweight and obesity, poor diet, lack of physical activity…of our young people. Believing that positive interventions will improve the health status of its youngest citizens, our coalition is aptly named: Healthy Kids Healthy Futures.

The Coalition’s overarching purpose is simply to sustain or improve the current health of children and, thus, ensure their future holds the promise of a healthful life. This endeavor will be accomplished on the community level and at the individual level. Four goals were developed: parent education, environmental adaptation, community education, and specially developed programs for individual classroom instruction.

Click the logo at left to visit the HKHF website

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