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.
If you are aware of a resource that would be helpful for other single parents,
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.
Information regarding the IOWA CARES ACT: