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

Community Childcare Center & Preschool

Community Childcare Center & Preschool

EducationFamily Services & Childcare

Preschool for children ages 3 -5 (free for 4 year olds) and childcare for children infant through 5th grade.

Cornerstone Community Well

Cornerstone Community Well

EducationFood/Clothing/FinancialUtility Assistance

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.

Great Prairie AEA

Great Prairie AEA

EducationFamily Services & Childcare

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.

Indian Hills Community College

Indian Hills Community College

EducationEmployment & Job Training

Full service community college, GED assessment and advising. Serves Jefferson County residents.

Jefferson County Extension

Jefferson County Extension

City, County & Community OrganizationsEducation

Information and educational programs: Aging, childcare, child development, consumer decisions, financial management, family relationships, leadership, nutrition, parent education, and youth.

Maharishi Children's House

Maharishi Children's House

EducationFamily Services & Childcare

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

Maharishi School

Maharishi School

Education

An innovative pre-school – 12th grade college preparatory day and boarding school

Maharishi University of Management

Maharishi University of Management

EducationEmployment & Job Training

Accredited University offering undergradute and graduate degrees

Mother's Day Out Preschool & Pre-K

Mother's Day Out Preschool & Pre-K

Education

Christian early childhood programs which emphasize the total child by giving guidance in the dimensions of spiritual, social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth.

Pekin Child Care Center

Pekin Child Care Center

EducationFamily Services & Childcare

Child care offered all year for infants through 5th grade and (free) on-site preschool for 4-year olds.

Sieda Head Start Jefferson Center

Sieda Head Start Jefferson Center

Education

Preschool experience for low income and disabled children 3-5 years of age. No cost to families.

Singing Cedars

Singing Cedars

Education

Waldorf education for grades 1 -8