Iowa Home Child Care

With more than 3,289 Iowa home daycare providers, family childcare options in Iowa are extensive. We understand that your family’s personal needs and budgets are crucial when selecting the right home childcare, and we’ve made the task easier by compiling information about Iowa home daycare options into a single site and arranging them by county and then alphabetically by facility. To search for providers, make sure to use the Quick Search box to help you locate childcare providers by city or zip code.

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God's Little Ones

God's Little Ones

Ames, IA 50010 | (515) 715-1473

My name is Holly Brown. I have a love for children and passion for education. I have been caring for children for over twelve years. With experience including two preschools, a daycare facility, nurseries, youth ministry, nannying, and caring for my own children, I am thoroughly equipped to care for children of all ages. My love for children has led me to open an in-home daycare and I couldn't be more excited for the opportunity to help care for children as they grow and learn and prepare for school and life.

Daneen's Daycare

Daneen's Daycare

Bettendorf, IA 52722 | (309) 230-8276

Daneen’s Daycare is a home-based daycare designed for infants and young children. We offer a clean and safe environment for your child and actively seek to encourage socialization and play in a positive and fun-filled atmosphere. We have a maximum of only 5 children as it is only fair to be able to provide the individual care that each child deserves and needs.

Elena Anast

Elena Anast

Ames, IA 50014 | (206) 883-4788

Hello to parents! My name is Lena and I am currently open for an opportunity to watch your child in my house. I have a three year old daughter, she would love to have a company. We are a bilingual family and would love to teach your child too if you are interested in! We love playing outdoors, we have an access to the park from our house, which we love to go. I have one and a half years of experience being a home daycare provider. I would love to watch your kid and to provide an amazing environment for the children!

Tracy Ehlert

Tracy Ehlert

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 | (319) 899-2980

B2K Learning Center offers an early learning program for preschool age children, wrap around care and before and after school care for preschool age (not using our preschool program) and school age children and we offer a summer camp in the summer. We are NAFCC Accredited, Rated a Level 5 on the Iowa QRS, Eco Healthy Child Care Endorsed, Nature Explore Certified and Registered with the State of Iowa. The lead teacher, Tracy Ehlert is an award-winning educator, with formal education in Early Childhood Education (she holds a Masters in Early Childhood with a focus in Teaching & Diversity).

Little Smiles Daycare

Little Smiles Daycare

North Liberty, IA 52317 | (319) 631-9485

Alright North Liberty daycare Now enrolling full time, part time, summer care, before and after school. If anyone is looking for care. Also Spanish lessons on the weekends available for children 5 years old and up. Little Smiles Daycare offers bilingual care for your child/children. Children enjoy nurturing and safe care while learning languages and preparing for preschool and kindergarten. The children will be exposed to bilingual themes taught throughout daily interactions and planned lessons. • each child get their own cots while they nap. • large fenced in yard for plenty of activities. • field trips • Spanish Classes • Nutritious meals and snacks. • plenty of fun and interactive games, toys,and learning activities. (Circle time) • Multiple spacious rooms for a lot of learning. ( infant room, toddler room, tv room, dining area) • potty training • Brushing their teeth after a meal. ( practice makes perfect

Iowa Child Care Licensing Agency

Iowa Department of Human Services
Division of Adult and Children Family Services
Bureau of Child Care and Community Services
Hoover Bldg., 5th Floor
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
Phone: 515-281-0429
Web Site:
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts

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