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State Organizations and Local Support Groups

by Mary Ann Kelley

Iowa Homeschool Organizations & Support Groups

Iowa Homeschool Organizations

The Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators

The official site of the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators - with information and resources for families homeschooling in Iowa

Iowa Homeschool Support Groups

Columbus Academy Catholic Homeschool Columbus

A Non-profit Support Group for Catholic Home Schooling Families in Iowa

Homes Offering Positive Education Council bluffs and surrounding areas

HOPE has been formed to support and encourage all homeschoolers regardless of the reasons for homeschooling, philosophy, or methods of instruction. This is done through support meetings, a monthly newsletter and a variety of activities.

Dubuque Area Homeschoolers Dubuque

A group of homeschooling families who come together to offer opportunities to socialize, make friends, and find support. We offer weekly gatherings including unstructured socialization events, field trips, naturalist lead nature center events, as well as parent support, mom's nights out, and semi-regular parties! Join for any activities that you feel would benefit your family.

Early Catholic Homeschoolers Early

Informal support group that is open to all homeschoolers. Normally meets on the third Friday of the month during the school year from 10:00 to 3:00 in school in Early, IA. The kids play in the gym while Moms pray together, share, offer support, especially in our shared passion for Catholic homeschooling. Offering field trips and activities, these gatherings are for support and social time for parents and kids.

F.I.S.H. Christian Homeschooling Co-op Harlan

Cultivates a Christ-centered homeschooling community in which the members support, encourage, and learn from each other in a fun and positive atmosphere. This is a homeschooling co-op serving the southwest Iowa region. Students meet in Harlan Iowa twice a month during the school year. Offering classes for pre-K through high school as well as free nursery care.

Iowa City Secular Homeschool Group Iowa City

This secular homeschool association welcomes all Iowa City and surrounding area families who are interested in creating community with homeschooling families of all backgrounds and lifestyles. Members are encouraged to plan and participate in events that will provide educational and social opportunities for our children. All members who join this group must be aware that people of all religious backgrounds (including Pagan, Buddhist, Muslim, Judaic, Christian, etc.) and people with no religious affiliation will be attending events. Respect of these differences is important to the creation of a supportive community.

Central Iowa Christian Home Educators Marshalltown

This is a Christian based home schooling group in the Marshalltown area.

Mothers Of Many Young Siblings Statewide

Welcome to MOMYS! MOMYS is an acronym for Mothers Of Many Young Siblings. If you have, have had, or hope to have, four or more children under eight years old, this is the place for you.

CHEWS Loop Statewide

For members of the Iowa Christian homeschool group called C.H.E.W.S.

Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators Support Groups Statewide

NICHE has a variety of resources to assist home school support groups and those who are seeking support groups in Iowa.

Metro Home Educators Waterloo/Cedar Falls

Metro Home Educators (MHE) is a support group for homeschooling families living in, or near, the Cedar Valley. We offer many opportunities for member families to enhance their homeschooling experience. There are three main components under the MHE umbrella: Co-op, CORE Classes and Supplemental Opportunities.

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