Harrison County Home & Public Health
Call Us: +712-644-2220
Learning for Life provides:
Personalized home visits with a specially-trained parent educator
Health & developmental screening for your child
Group meetings for you and your family
Instruction on child nutrition and family budgeting
Help with understanding your child’s behavior
Information about and referral to other community services
FREE car seat safety checks for families
Why should you participate in Learning for Life?
Free early learning program
To learn more about your child’s growth and development.
To turn your child’s everyday experiences into fun-filled learning opportunities.
To receive research-based, practical answers to your parenting questions.
To create an eager learner who is ready for school.
To get a “pat on the back” for the things you are doing well as a parent.
When and where do Learning for Life visits occur?
Visits occur in your home where the child feels safe and relaxed to ensure a productive learning experience. Home visits are scheduled at your convenience once a week, every other week on weekdays usually lasts an hour.
How is Learning for Life funded?
The LFL program is paid for by Early Childhood Iowa and ICAPP grant funds. Similar programs are also being sponsored by Early Childhood Iowa in Harrison and Shelby counties. The LFL program follows the Parents as Teachers curriculum and it is designed to offer developmental information and support to all parents of infants and young children (prenatal to kindergarten entry).