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Dallas County provides resource information as a service to all members of the community. We attempt to verify the information and keep it current; however, if you find that any of the information is incorrect, please notify us at We do not endorse, recommend or evaluate resources, programs, providers or services; therefore, we do not guarantee the quality of the services provided by these organizations.
Please contact Dallas County Public Health - Health Navigation at 515-993-3750 for further assistance.

Child Care Resource & Referral of Central Iowa

  • Divisions:Parenting/Crianza de los hijos

515-246-3560 or 800-722-7619 x3563

Orchard Place Child Guidance Center
808 5th Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309


Trained parent referral counselors conduct customized searches for local child care options meeting your needs and preferences.

Limited funding available to help families pay for child care while parents are working or attending school.  You may apply online or print an application from the Iowa Department of Human Services website: and mail the completed application.

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