Educational Resources

AEA Heartland Area Education Agency - Newton Office

Works in partnership with public & accredited private schools to provide educational services, programs & resources for improving student achievement & building cultural competence. serve children from birth to age 21, families, educators, & communities.

Additional phone number: 800-670-5740
Fax: 641-792-4518

600 N. 2nd Ave. W., Suite 259
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Disability Services

American Lung Association- Iowa

Provides guidance and resources to assist those who want to quit smoking.

Quitline Iowa 800-QUIT-NOW

Keywords; Tobacco, vape, smoking, 

2530 73rd St.
Des Moines, IA 50322

Central Iowa Building & Construction Trades Council

Apprenticeship opportunities and jobs. 

Delta Dental of Iowa

  • Network of dentists. 
  • Foundation Funding- Oral Health Fund and Wellness Community Fund, Smile Grants, Rethink Your Drink, Toothbrush donations
  • Dental Education Loan Repayment Program
  • Dental Education 

Employee and Family Resources (EFR)

Gambling, substance misuse, employee assistance services, case management, professional development, & education/communication to youth, adults, & families.

24/7 Help Line: 515-244-6090 or 800-327-4692

505 5th Ave., Suite 600
Des Moines, IA 50309

Farm Bureau - Jasper County, Iowa



425 1st Ave E
Newton , IA 50208

Free & Reduced Schools Lunch Program

Income eligible children can have school lunch costs paid through the USDA. Please contact your child’s school in your area to get more information.

Other Categories: Food Assistance

Healthy Habit All-Stars Ordering

The Healthy Habit All-Stars program has been designed to assist in educating children about public health topics. Animated videos are used to communicate complex health information to children in an age-appropriate manner. 

Other Categories: Free Resources for Providers

Iowa Safe Schools

We provide comprehensive support, victim services, resources, and events for LGBTQ and Allied youth. Serving over 10,000 youth annually, Iowa Safe Schools is the largest LGBTQ youth serving organization in the Midwest. 

PO Box 704
Des Moines, IA

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach (Jasper County Office) ISU

Programs, resources, & educational opportunities: Agriculture & Natural Resources, Business & Industry, Communities, Continuing Education, Families, & 4H & Youth Development. 

Food and family classes and childcare training. Gardening. 4H, 

550 N. 2nd Ave. W.
Newton, IA 50208

Prevent Child Abuse - Iowa

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa fulfills its mission by leading child abuse prevention efforts in Iowa through:

  • Advocacy – advancing the cause of child abuse prevention among legislators, administrators and professionals.
  • Awareness – informing the public about the effects of child abuse and methods to prevent it.
  • Assistance – offering organizational development, program guidance and grant management to local partners.

Child abuse is preventable. Prevent Child Abuse Iowa recognizes it will take Iowans working together to ensure children are raised in safe, nurturing environments. That’s why we proudly lead and inspire others to create a state free from child abuse.

501 SW 7th Street, G1
Des Moines, IA 50309

Proteus, Inc.

  • Proteus strives to lead the Midwest in supporting agricultural workers on the path to personal and professional self-sufficiency.
  • Proteus provides agricultural workers and their families with affordable health care, education assistance, and job training.
  • Able to help all individuals with job training and education.
  • Who:
    • High School students: Juniors/seniors
    • College students
    • Any farmworker interested in receiving this assistance
1221 Center St, Suite 16
Des Moines, IA 50309

Education about emergencies.

Other Categories: Disaster or Crisis Assistance

State of Iowa Condom Delivery Program

This program allows Iowa residents to receive a free envelope of sexual wellness supplies delivered discreetly to their door, up to twice per 30 days. If you would like to receive a second envelope, please fill out the below form twice. Please note that all addresses are subject to verification and unverifiable addresses will not receive a shipment.

Condoms, birth control

Books for teachers

First Books

First Book is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that exclusively supports educators and program leaders serving children in need. 

Financial Assistance for College

Federal Student Aid

The most vital step in applying for federal grants, work-study, and loans for college is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.

Other Categories: Colleges

Park and Camping

Jasper County Conservation

  • Quality parks, recreation, conservation and outdoor education systems. Nearly 3,000 acres of parks, trails, and natural areas just waiting to be explored!
  • Keywords: Environmental Education Center, Parks, Cabin, Camping, Trails, Fishing, Hunter Safety, Sugar Creek Preserve, Earth Pack, Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors
  • Locations: Ashton Wildwood, Jacob Krumm, Kish-Ke-Kosh Prairie, Mariposa Recreation Area, Wagaman Mill, AC & Lela Morris Prairie
1030 W. 2nd St. S.
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Recreation, Volunteer Opportunities

Disclaimer: This information was provided by agencies in the community. It may not be all-encompassing and some information changes often. For Jasper County offices and contact information, browse our county directory.

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