Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in Iowa

With 1,655 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of Iowa, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are Iowa childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your Iowa county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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It Takes A Village Childcare

It Takes A Village Childcare

Waterloo, IA 50702 | (319) 229-2930

A childcare designed with safety, security, convenience, and fun. Built specifically for this purpose, It Takes A Village Childcare serves a desperate need for Cedar Valley working parents – whether they work at Friendship Village or not. And this one has a twist – it is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Professional staff provides care and love around the clock! Special visits and activities with Friendship Village grandpas and grandmas occur weekly as well. Get your application in today!

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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