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UAY’s Young Parent Program provides services for young parents 24 years of age and under, including pregnant and parenting youth. Our family support workers are dedicated and knowledgeable individuals who meet young parents where they’re at to provide support and guidance during pregnancy as well as after the baby is born. All services are voluntary and available to residents of Johnson County.


Home Visits include building parenting skills; learning about child development; informal counseling; and area advocacy and referrals

  • Home Health Program includes a Nurse Practitioner (UI College of Nursing Partnership) that provides home visits for well child checks, acute care visits, and prescriptions

  • Groups

    • Young Mom Support Group

      • Transportation and Childcare Provided

    • Play Group

      • Transportation provided

  • Referrals are welcomed from a variety of sources including community agencies and directly from young parents.
  • Call United Action for Youth at  319-338-7518  or contact Jessie Harper.

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