In-Home Daycare and Group Home Child Care in Palo Alto County

For busy parents, choosing the right type of family childcare can be challenging. More and more parents are finding that they prefer the intimate setting and personal touches of Palo Alto County home daycare or group home daycare to traditional preschools or daycare centers. If you’re interested in learning more about home childcare in Palo Alto County, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve done the initial leg work for you by collecting basic information of 7 Palo Alto County home and group home daycares into a single location. If you need extra assistance with selecting the right child care provider for your family, simply contact the local referral agency listed on the right!

If you're looking for a Child Care Center in Palo Alto County, go to Palo Alto County Childcare Centers.


In-Home Daycare in Palo Alto County

Diane Allen

Diane Allen

Emmetsburg, IA 50536 | (515) 227-1069

Diane Allen is a Registered Child Development Home B in EMMETSBURG IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Hazel Hoch & Jackie Hoch

Hazel Hoch & Jackie Hoch

Emmetsburg, IA 50536 | (712) 852-3382

Hazel Hoch & Jackie Hoch is a Registered Child Development Home C in EMMETSBURG IA, with a maximum capacity of 16 children. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Karyn Huberty

Karyn Huberty

Emmetsburg, IA 50536 | (712) 852-3671

Karyn Huberty is a Registered Child Development Home B in EMMETSBURG IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Lynnea McCarthy

Lynnea McCarthy

Emmetsburg, IA 50536 | (712) 298-1505

Lynnea McCarthy is a Registered Child Development Home C in EMMETSBURG IA, with a maximum capacity of 16 children. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Melissa Hesse

Melissa Hesse

Emmetsburg, IA 50536 | (712) 852-2217

Melissa Hesse is a Registered Child Development Home B in EMMETSBURG IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Michelle Westfall

Michelle Westfall

Emmetsburg, IA 50536 | (712) 852-4347

Michelle Westfall is a Registered Child Development Home B in EMMETSBURG IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Tammy Peyton

Tammy Peyton

Graettinger, IA 51342 | (712) 859-3167

Tammy Peyton is a Registered Child Development Home C1 in GRAETTINGER IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Palo Alto County Childcare Referral Agencies:


Child Care Resource & Referral of Northwest Iowa

418 S. Marion St.
Remsen IA 51050

Call (712) 786-3489 or Toll Free (877) 216-8481
Email: ccrr@midsioux.org
For more information, visit http://iowaccrr.org/


Upper Des Moines Opportunity Child Care Resource & Referral

101 Robins St.
Graettinger IA 51342

Call (712) 859-3885 or Toll Free (800) 245-6151 (For In-State Use Only)
Email: jschmitt@udmo.com
For more information, visit http://www.udmo.com

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: http://dhs.iowa.gov/licensure-and-registration
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts