Child Care

Child Care Centers

Curious Kids Preschool and Child Care Center

505 E. Walsh
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-2918



Kid’s World Daycare and Preschool

722 N 1st St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-437-1500


Referrals and Assistance

Iowa Child Care Resources & Referral of Central Iowa

Helps parents find child care. Provides home providers, centers and preschools with consultation, staff training, registration/licensure information, and resources to improve the quality of care provided.

Orchard Place
808 5th Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309


Regional Office: 800-722-7619

Local Consultant: 641-820-1922

Parent Referral Line: 855-CHILD-01

Iowa Department of Human Services—Child Care Assistance Application

Can pick up paper applications at Appanoose County Public Health – 209 E. Jackson Street Centerville, IA

Mail complete application to:

Human Services River Place Office
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Phone: 866-448-4605


Fax: 515-564-4032

Apply online:

PDF Application:

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(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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