In-Home Daycare and Group Home Child Care in Polk 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 Polk County home daycare or group home daycare to traditional preschools or daycare centers. If you’re interested in learning more about home childcare in Polk County, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve done the initial leg work for you by collecting basic information of 648 Polk 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!

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Top 30 Home-based Providers in Polk County

Tammie Washington

Tammie Washington

Des Moines, IA 50320 | (773) 383-7649

My name is Tammie Washington, I have been a childcare professional for 26 years. I am CPR, First Aid & AED certified. I have also obtained 126 college credits from Ashford University, Kendall College, Western Iowa Technical Community College in the Early Childhood ...

Lynsi Baker

Lynsi Baker

Des Moines, IA 50316 | (515) 612-5694

Lynsi Baker is a Registered Child Development Home B in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Maria's House Christian daycare

Maria's House Christian daycare

Polk City, IA 50226 | (954) 297-6808

M MARIA'S HOUSE CHRISTIAN DAYCARE "Maria's House Christian daycare In home Is dedicated to loving and Learning. We support children and their families by helping each child to reach their full potential in a safe and nurturing Christian environment. We teach to ...

Sierra Folsom

Sierra Folsom

Des Moines, IA 50317 | (319) 238-2035

​Crayons, Cradles, and Cribs is a small, state licensed,in- home daycare located on the East side of Des Moines. Our daycare was created in mind for those parents who would prefer a more personalized care that I am able to provide for their children unlike many ...


Angela  Henderson

Angela Henderson

Des Moines, IA 50317 | (515) 943-0688

Come have fun with us! We enjoy art, music and movement, reading and outdoor play (weather permitting). My in home day care is registered. We are also participants on the Federal Food Program. All meals are provided and include fruits and veggies. Below ...

Angie’s Childcare

Angie’s Childcare

Des Moines, IA 50317 | (515) 991-4228

Hi all.. I am a certified class B Childcare home. State registered,CPR certified ,and I praticipate in the food program.

Deanna Campfield

Deanna Campfield

Des Moines, IA 50317 | (515) 321-1159

Deanna Campfield is a Registered Child Development Home B in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

DeAnna Ferguson

DeAnna Ferguson

Urbandale, IA 50322 | (515) 299-0437

DeAnna Ferguson is a Registered Child Development Home C1 in URBANDALE IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of infant (6weeks)-4yo. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care ...

Flor Molina-Lima

Flor Molina-Lima

Des Moines, IA 50310 | (515) 868-9914

Flor Molina-Lima is a Registered Child Development Home A in Des Moines IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Frances Pipes

Frances Pipes

Bondurant, IA 50035 | (515) 745-1613

Frances Pipes is a Registered Child Development Home B in Bondurant IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Giselle Rodriguez

Giselle Rodriguez

Des Moines, IA 50309 | (515) 441-0807

Giselle Rodriguez is a Registered Child Development Home C in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 16 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Itxia Castro

Itxia Castro

Des Moines, IA 50311 | (515) 943-0744

Itxia Castro is a Registered Child Development Home B in Des Moines IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Jacque Dilks

Jacque Dilks

Altoona, IA 50009 | (515) 339-2442

Jacque Dilks is a Registered Child Development Home B in ALTOONA IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Karen Merical

Karen Merical

Des Moines, IA 50313 | (515) 802-2681

Karen Merical is a Registered Child Development Home B in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Lisa Bear and Jenna Boylan

Lisa Bear and Jenna Boylan

Des Moines, IA 50317 | (515) 490-4321

Lisa Bear and Jenna Boylan is a Registered Child Development Home C in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 16 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Lisa Pohlman

Lisa Pohlman

Johnston, IA 50131 | (515) 276-9251

Lisa Pohlman is a Registered Child Development Home B in JOHNSTON IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Maria Patino

Maria Patino

Des Moines, IA 50314 | (515) 205-2658

Maria Patino is a Registered Child Development Home C1 in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Modusti Bushbaum

Modusti Bushbaum

Des Moines, IA 50313 | (515) 867-9140

Modusti Bushbaum is a Registered Child Development Home C1 in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Rebecca Poyser

Rebecca Poyser

Urbandale, IA 50323 | (515) 240-3777

Rebecca Poyser is a Registered Child Development Home B in URBANDALE IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Sharon Dubberke

Sharon Dubberke

Ankeny, IA 50023 | (515) 299-1384

Sharon Dubberke is a Registered Child Development Home A in ANKENY IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Taylor Cullum

Taylor Cullum

Ankeny, IA 50021 | (515) 490-4489

Taylor Cullum is a Registered Child Development Home B in Ankeny IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Adduwa Awad

Adduwa Awad

Des Moines, IA 50309 | (314) 309-5243

Adduwa Awad is a Registered Child Development Home A in Des Moines IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Alba Marquez

Alba Marquez

Des Moines, IA 50315 | (515) 639-5022

Alba Marquez is a Registered Child Development Home B in Des Moines IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper

Clive , IA 50325 | (704) 497-7410

Alice Cooper is a Registered Child Development Home A in Clive IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Alicia Hedgecock

Alicia Hedgecock

Des Moines, IA 50320 | (515) 867-8285

Alicia Hedgecock is a Registered Child Development Home C1 in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Alma Carmenate

Alma Carmenate

Des Moines, IA 50310 | (515) 577-1332

Alma Carmenate is a Registered Child Development Home B in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Almita Brown

Almita Brown

Des Moines, IA 50321 | (309) 756-8918

Almita Brown is a Registered Child Development Home A in Des Moines IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Amanda Bucklin

Amanda Bucklin

Des Moines, IA 50317 | (515) 229-9601

Amanda Bucklin is a Registered Child Development Home A in Des Moines IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Amy  Larick

Amy Larick

West Des Moines, IA 50265 | (515) 249-5783

Amy Larick is a Registered Child Development Home C1 in West Des Moines IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Amy Penick

Amy Penick

Des Moines, IA 50310 | (515) 971-2535

Amy Penick is a Registered Child Development Home C1 in DES MOINES IA, with a maximum capacity of 8 children. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Polk County Childcare Referral Agencies:


Child Care Resource & Referral of Central Iowa

808 5th Ave
Des Moines IA 50309

Call (515) 246-3563 or Toll Free (800) 722-7619 (For In-State Use Only)
Email: ccrrinfo@orchardplace.org
For more information, visit http://iowaccrr.org/

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