Jefferson County Community Resource Guide
This resource guide was developed by community residents and elected officials to provide a central location for important community resources. You can filter the guide by “category” or search for an individual resource using the search box on the left.
The guide was developed by local volunteers and a collaboration between Pathfinders RC&D, Jefferson County Supervisors, Jefferson County Mental Health Office, and the Jefferson County Hunger Dialogue.
Resources Found: 15
Preschool for children ages 3 -5 (free for 4 year olds) and childcare for children infant through 5th grade.
Provides practical assistance and life skills training to Jefferson county residents in financial crisis. Practical assistance includes financial, utility bills, and clothing assistance. Life skills training includes classes and workshops.
Iowa Family & Educator Partnership: Coordinates partnerships between families, educators, and community providers to promote the success of all children with special needs. Special Education: Free services to children with special needs and all children with disabilities (birth-21 yrs). Services include: hearing screenings and diagnostic testing, services to the mentally disabled, severe/profound and physically handicapped children located in selected school centers, speech-language services and special education consulting.
Full service community college, GED assessment and advising. Serves Jefferson County residents.
Information and educational programs: Aging, childcare, child development, consumer decisions, financial management, family relationships, leadership, nutrition, parent education, and youth.
Childcare, preschool (18 months – age 5) and kindergarten utilizing the Montessori education model, an outdoor nature explore classroom, social/emotional learning, and the SCI interactive program
An innovative pre-school – 12th grade college preparatory day and boarding school
Accredited University offering undergradute and graduate degrees
Christian early childhood programs which emphasize the total child by giving guidance in the dimensions of spiritual, social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth.
Child care offered all year for infants through 5th grade and (free) on-site preschool for 4-year olds.
Preschool experience for low income and disabled children 3-5 years of age. No cost to families.