In addition to the resources provided by Single Parent Provision, we are constantly cataloging other resources relevant for single parent families. If you are a single parent wanting more information about any of the below categories, please complete the form to inquire. 

  • Family Services
  • Financial Services/Assistance
  • Home Loans
  • Job Training
  • Legal Services
  • Personal Care/Counseling
  • Scholarships/Education

If you are aware of a resource that would be helpful for other single parents,
email us to let us know!

Highlighted Resources

Here are a handful of resources you may find helpful during this unique time:


If finances are feeling tight, picking up a free food box may help ease the strain. Contact New Point Church, one of our wonderful Church Partners, for pick up details by emailing:


CCEF has an excellent article about parenting a difficult child.

Art for Kids Hub - offers free art classes for kids, including drawing, painting and origami.

Lunch Doodles for Mo Willems - author of many popular children's books, did a fun series for kids.

Dav Pilkey at Home - author of popular children's books offers many fun activities for kids.

@savewithstories - join Jennifer Garner, Amy Adams and many of their friends on Instagram as they read their favorite children's stories. 

Science Center of Iowa - offers many interesting resources for online and at-home learning.

Des Moines Public Library - has an excellent list of boredom busters.

Lakeshore Learning - offers hundreds of free resources to keep young minds active.

Scholastic Learn at Home - has many fun, free resources for kids preschool age through Grade 9.

Khan Academy offers free resources for Math, Social Studies, Science, etc.

Kanopy Kids - through the Des Moines Public Library, offers access to hundreds of kids' movies and activities.

Hundreds of free audiobooks at Project Gutenberg for readers of all ages.

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