Dubuque County Early Childhood

(DCEC) publishes an annual Family Resource Guide with comprehensive listings of organizations and businesses that offer programs, resources, and products for area families:

Keystone Area Education Agency

Keystone Area Education Agency is dedicated to providing the children of Northeast Iowa with the best possible educational opportunities. Through its partnerships with local schools, teachers, and parents, Keystone AEA will continue to provide services that put children first in Northeast Iowa.

Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral

CCR&R is available to assist families in selecting child care providers who best meet the needs of a child and their family. Child Care Consultants provide on-site consultation to licensed preschools, centers, nonregistered home providers and Child Development Home providers.

Four Oaks "Parents As Teachers" Program

Parents as Teachers is a free and voluntary family education and support program designed to provide practical, timely information to all families on child development.

ASK (Access for Special Kids)

ASK (Access for Special Kids) Resource Center is a parent training, information, and advocacy center for families of children with special needs across the state of Iowa. ASK is a family-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (To apply for a waiver in Iowa click here:

Iowa 211

There may be a time that you or someone you know needs help, but don't know exactly what kind of assistance is available - let alone how to access it. 211 can assist by helping clarify your personal situation and then utilize an extensive up-to-date database to determine the best resource(s) for you. 211 is where you go when you don't know where to turn for help, acting as a single point of contact to thousands of social service programs.

211 is a free, comprehensive information and referral system linking Iowa residents to health and human service programs, community services, disaster services and governmental programs. 211 is a one-stop source of information for people looking for services.

Compass Program

Iowa Compass connects people with disabilities and complex health-related needs to services and supports in their communities throughout Iowa.

Wisconsin area

Well Badger Resource Center (Wisconsin)

Well Badger Resource Center is a one-stop connection to community, social, health, and government programs -a place to find what you need, when you need it. Well Badger's website list over 4,000 services, programs, and resources in all 72 Wisconsin counties.

Family Connections of Southwest Wisconsin

Family Connections is a non-profit organization funded through local and state grants, local fundraising, and donations. We are an organization that works for the betterment of children and families and we provide a number of services to families, child care providers, and local communities in and around Southwestern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Family Ties

Wisconsin Family Ties started with humble beginnings through a meeting of support groups made up of like-minded families from around the state of Wisconsin who were focused on addressing and improving the outlook for their children's mental health. Three decades later, we have grown into the largest parent-run organization of its kind in the state, offering research-based, family-focused, and parent-led programs and services.

Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin

The Autism Society of South Central WI is a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving the following counties in south central and southwestern Wisconsin: Crawford, Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, and Sauk. We are dedicated to improving the lives of all who are impacted by Autism by providing information, resources and support, while raising awareness and acceptance in our community. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the Autism spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.