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Waterloo IA Welfare Programs and Statistics

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Popular Benefits in Waterloo, Iowa

Iowa - Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Healthcare benefit

Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i) is a program that provides free or low-cost health care coverage for Iowa children in families with limited incomes. The amount you pay is based on the income of the family, but no family pays more than $40 per ...

Iowa Family Investment Program (TANF)

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Living Assistance benefit

The Family Investment Program (FIP) is Iowa's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. The FIP program provides cash assistance to support low income families with children and provides services for the families to become self-sufficien...

Iowa Head Start

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Child Care benefit

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that su...

Iowa Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Energy Assistance benefit

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, you can reduce the risk o...

Iowa Medicaid Program

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare benefit

Medicaid is a program that pays for covered medical and health care costs of people who qualify. The Medicaid program is funded by Federal, state, and local governments and is managed by the Iowa Department of Human Services. A wide range of medical ...

Iowa School Breakfast and Lunch Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

The School Breakfast and Lunch Programs make nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals available to school children each school day. Over 92,000 schools offer lunches at school, and nearly 70,000 schools offer breakfast at school nationwide. Sch...

Iowa Special Milk Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in schools and non-profit childcare institutions that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Program...

Iowa Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five who are determined to be at nutritional risk. ...

Iowa Summer Food Service Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free nutritious meals and snacks that meet Federal nutrition guidelines are provided to all ...

Iowa Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Food Stamps benefit

The Food Assistance program is intended to promote the general welfare of low income families by raising their levels of nutrition to avoid hunger and malnutrition....

Iowa Unemployment Insurance

Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Employment Assistance benefit

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Iowa's eligibility requirements....

Iowa Weatherization Assistance Program

Energy Assistance benefit

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is a Federal grant program established to help reduce the heating and cooling costs for low income persons, particularly the elderly, disabled, and children, by improving the energy efficiency of their home...

Waterloo, Iowa Head Start Office Locations

11 Head Start Office Locations in Waterloo, IA

Irving Elementary School

(319) 433-2800

1115 W 5th St Waterloo IA 50702


(319) 287-3848

800 Milwaukee Ave Waterloo IA 50707


(319) 433-2920

1755 W 11th St Waterloo IA 50702

Dr. Walter Cunningham School for Excellence

(319) 433-2600

1224 Mobile St Waterloo IA 50703

Highland Elementary School

(319) 433-2630

812 Idaho St Waterloo IA 50703


(319) 235-0383

205 Adams St Waterloo IA 50703

Lincoln Elementary School

(319) 433-1990

302 Cedar Bend St Waterloo IA 50703

Lily Furgerson Center

(319) 287-4105

507 Arglye St Waterloo IA 50703

Hawkeye Community College Child Development Center

(319) 296-4245

1501 E Orange Rd Black Hawk Hall Waterloo IA 50701

Family YMCA of Black Hawk County Child Development Center

(319) 233-3531

669 S Hackett Rd Waterloo IA 50701

Community Building

(319) 233-1621

2530 University Ave Ste 4 Waterloo IA 50701