Provides initial and annual pap exams, breast exams, blood pressure and hemoglobin screenings with exams, pregnancy testing and prenatal counseling, sexually transmitted infection testing, education, and treatment, birth control counseling and education, and health maintenance referrals.
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), is designed to aid qualifying low-income Iowa households (homeowners and renters) in the payment of a portion of their residential heating costs for the winter heating months.
WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and women who have had a baby in the last 6 months. WIC helps families by providing healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to other health care agencies.
New Opportunities County Family Development Centers serve income eligible residents. The Family Development Center is the information, application and referral center for all of the income eligible programs offered by New Opportunities, Inc. to serve families, individuals and elderly people.
Early Childhood Education/Head Start is a federally funded program that can help build a foundation for your children’s success. Head Start’s original and ongoing overall goal is to increase the social competence of children from families with lower incomes.
Weatherization Program reduces energy cost for low-income families by improving the efficiency of their homes at no cost to the families. Energy saving measures may include insulating attics and sidewalls, air sealing, furnace and water heater replacements if needed, minor repairs (i.e. door repairs), and Health and Safety measures.
The Title V child health agencies receive funding specifically dedicated to oral health. The dental funds may be used to strengthen local oral health infrastructure and/or to provide basic dental services to uninsured and underinsured children. Dental services may be provided through referrals to dentists who agree to provide limited restorative...