Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Phone: (319) 356-6090 


Johnson County Health & Human Services Building
855 S. Dubuque Street
Suite 202B
Iowa City, IA 52240

Johnson County Empowerment/Early Childhood Iowa Area (formerly known as Empowerment) represents a collaborative group that includes citizen board members and community agency partners.  The local area receives state funding to address the needs of children and families from prenatal through age 5 years. 

Specific funding decisions are made by the citizen board and those decisions are driven by the Community Plan.

Community Plan

July 1, 2023- June 30, 2024 Funded Programs

4C's Home Ties
4C's Childcare Workforce Development

ARC of SE Iowa Supplemental Staffing
Grant Wood AEA CART Program
HACAP Head Start and Early Head Start Wraparound
Infant and Child Safety Program
JCPH Child Care Nurse Consultant
NCJC Early Education Wraparound
NCJC Family Support Program
School Ready Scholarship Program
UAY Young Parent Program

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