Child Care


Child Care Resource & Referral
500 E. 59th St.
Davenport, IA 52807
563-324-3236 / toll free 866-324-3236
Email: Julie Meir 
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is a program to support quality child care throughout the State of Iowa. CCR&R is available to assist families in selecting child care providers who best meet the needs of a child and their family.

Community Action Head Start/Early Head Start
2850 Mt. Pleasant Street, Suite 108
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm
Head Start and Early Head Start are early childhood programs to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children.  Head Start provides  educational and social activities, nutritious meals and snacks, and medical and dental benefits for low-income children age three to five. Early Head start provides similar services for children birth to three. 

Child Care Assistance (DHS)
319-754-4622 or 866-849-3537
560 Division Street
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm 
Child Care Assistance (CCA) is available to the children of income-eligible parents who are absent for a portion of the day due to employment or participation in academic or vocational training or PROMISE JOBS activities.  Assistance may also be available for a limited period of time to the children of a parent looking for employment.
Iowa Department of Human Services in Des Moines County
319-754-4622 or 866-849-3537 
560 Division Street 
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday, 8 am- 4:30 pm
Provides list of three types of regulated child care in Iowa (Licensed Centers, Child Development Homes and Child Care Homes).
YMCA Before and After School Program 
2410 Mt. Pleasant Street 
Burlington, IA 52601 
Monday - Friday Before School Programs: 6:30am until the 1st school bell.
After School Programs: from dismissal until 6:00pm
*If school is canceled or let out early due to inclement weather, the program does not run.
Design to activate your child’s imagination and encourage the lifelong core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. A dedicated and well-trained staff plans a diverse set of activities, from team sports, arts and crafts and field trips.

YMCA Child Care Center
2410 Mt. Pleasant Street 
Burlington, IA 52601 
Monday - Friday 6:30 am- 6 pm 
The program offers hands-on manipulative materials to enhance each child's creativity and development. Regular daily physical activity is encouraged in the gym or on the playground. We will provide a safe and stimulating environment giving your child the opportunity to explore and learn.