Social Services

The Johnson County Empowerment/Early Childhood Iowa Area Board has funds available for programs that provide support to families with children aged 0-5, and pregnant individuals.

Funds are to be used to positively impact children in Johnson County in one of the following areas:

  • secure and nurturing early education environments;
  • safe, stable, nurturing families and homes;
  • healthy children ready to succeed in school.

Anyone providing services to Johnson County families is eligible to apply. Funds are available for contract dates July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023, with a possibility of up to two renewal years. Total funding of up to $865,000 is available for allocation and the Board expects to award multiple contracts.

A mandatory bidder’s conference will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Health and Human Services Building, Room 203 B/C, 855 S. Dubuque Street, or via Zoom . Proposals must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2022.

For additional information or applications contact Sam Turnbull, Johnson County Empowerment/Early Childhood Coordinator, 319-356-6090 or [email protected].

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