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There were 19 links found relating to Iowa. Please feel free to recommend a link for this or any other state.  Click here to recommend a link.

Application for Child Health Insurance in Iowa

This page features health insurance applications and information on how to submit completed forms in Iowa.

Cass, Mills and Montgomery Counties, Iowa

View the expression of interest from our Boost4Kids partner Cass, Mills and Montgomery Counties, Iowa. (NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this document.)

Cass/Mills/Montgomery Counties, IA, Agreement with Cab Company to Transport Preschoolers

This letter will serve as an agreement between the ABC Cab Company and Boost4Families in Cass/Mills/Montgomery Counties. It is the intent of Boost4Families to contract with the ABC Cab Company to provide Preschool Transportation Services to at-risk children in our communities.

Cass/Mills/Montgomery Counties, IA, Agreement with Local School District to Provide Transportation for Preschoolers

This letter will serve as an agreement between the ABC School District and Boost4Families in Cass/Mills/Montgomery Counties. It is the intent of Boost4Families to contract with the ABC School District to provide Preschool Transportation Services to at-risk children in our communities.

Connect for Kids - Iowa

Most people want to know what's happening closer to home. That's where Connect for Kids' State Pages can help. Find announcements of new reports, events and services or post announcements to let your state colleagues know about your work. You may also add your organization to the state organization database.

County Demographic and Economic Profiles for Your State

The US Census Bureau has developed a map that allows users to click on their individual county and get demographic and economic profiles.

Covering Kids Grantees

For increasing health insurance coverage: Your State Covering Kids grantees funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Iowa Data & Indicators

The Iowa Community Empowerment Initiative was established by legislative mandate during the 1998 Iowa legislative session in an effort to create a partnership between communities and state government with an initial emphasis to improve the well-being of families with young children. Within the Community Empowerment Website, data and indicators for Iowa can be accessed. Data such as Poverty Guidelines, Child Care expenditure by county, and Population and poverty estimate for children as well as other valuable information.

Iowa Department of Human Services

Information on economic assistance, including food stamps, employment resources, child support recovery and emergency assistance.

Iowa State Empowerment Page

The initiative calls for the development of local community empowerment areas statewide. Through these areas, local citizens will be enabled to lead collaborative efforts involving education, health, and human services programs on behalf of children, families and other citizens residing the area.

KIDS COUNT Data Book 2000!

Kids Count is widely regarded as the nation's pre-eminent data analysis project on children's well-being. Each year, Kids Count compares states and counties on specific indicators and tracks trends over time. Kids Count 2000 looks at the difference a strong community makes in helping parents raise their kids through good schools, safe recreational opportunities, and adequate social connections.

SCHIP - Iowa's State Plan

This Health Care Financing Administration site contains Iowa's plan, approval letters, fact sheets and other official correspondence for the State Child Health Insurance Program.

SCHIP: Matching Rates and Allotments by State

State-by-State information regarding available resources for child health care funding and where it comes from.

SCHIP: NGA's Annual Report 1999

Two years after the passage SCHIP, all 50 U.S. states, three territories and three commonwealths have submitted plans, received approval from the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), and begun implementation. NGA’s site contains state-by-state reports.

Snapshots of America’s Families: Variations in Health Care across States

This paper presents preliminary findings from the 1997 National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF), a household survey providing information on over 100,000 children and non-elderly adults representing the noninstitutionalized civilian population under age 65. The primary focus is on health insurance coverage and several measures of access to care. (NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this report.)

State and Local Government on the Net

A Piper Resources Guide to government sponsored state and local Internet sites.

Tobacco Settlement Information for States

The national tobacco settlement presents an unprecedented opportunity for governors and other elected officials to improve the overall health and well being of their citizens. And they are meeting that challenge. Governors and state legislatures are working with their citizens to develop consensus about the most effective uses of the settlement funds. Thi s resource is provided by the National Governors' Association.

Trading Outcome Accountability for Fund Flexibility

This paper is about the kind of negotiation the Center for the Study of Social Policy thinks will be necessary to pull off a profound change in the relationships between and among levels of government, to create the kind of new relationship which has a chance to improve outcomes for children, families and communities. While the focus of this paper is on the questions of changing state and local relationships, the principles and approaches have direct applicability to changes in county community relationships, and to whatever is left to be debated about the changes under way in federal state relations.

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