Listing Local Homeschool Support Groups in the state of Iowa (IA)


Central Iowa Christian Home Educators

Teaching our children!

Each and everything we teach our children should enable them to live responsible, morally, and upright lives in the service of God and in the keeping of His word. CICHE offers parents meeting, field trips, music and drama, and much more.

Meeting: Held in the Marshalltown area. Schedule available to members only.

Serving: Marshalltown, Lamoille, Marietta, Albion, Green Mountain, Quarry, Le Grand, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: Grundy, IA, Hardin, IA, Jasper, IA, Poweshiek, IA, Story, IA, Tama, IA

Marshall, IA

Deleana Roseland
Ph:(641) 751-4031

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Dubuque Area Homeschoolers

Social gatherings and parent support!

Welcome to Dubuque Area Homeschoolers! We are a group of homeschooling families who come together to offer opportunities to socialize, make friends, and find support. We offer regular gatherings including bi-weekly "Dream Center" events, monthly field trips, monthly naturalist lead nature center events, parent support, and more. All families who are homeschooling or curious about homeschooling are welcome to join us. We have no overlay of religious or political philosophy as we believe that when you get right down to it, we all want the best for our children.

Meeting: We meet Thursday in the Dubuque area.

Serving: Dubuque, East Dubuque, Farley, Epworth, Dyersville, Bellevue, Maquoketa, Galena, Cuba City, Platteville and surrounding areas.

Neighboring Counties: Clayton, IA, Delaware, IA, Jackson, IA, Jones, IA, Jo Daviess, IL, Grant, WI

Dubuque, IA

Liza Tucker


Sacred Heart Homeschoolers of Iowa

Train up a child...

Providing home educating Roman Catholic families with a welcoming environment; one in which the teaching and moral values of the Catholic Church in union with the Holy Father and the Magisterium are upheld for the enrichment and support of Catholic family life, friendships, and home education.

Serving: Iowa City, Kirkwood, Hoover, Coralville, Lucas, Longfellow, Lemmes, Roosevelt, Weber, Shimek and surrounding areas

Neighboring Counties: Benton, IA, Cedar, IA, Iowa, IA, Linn, IA, Louisa, IA, Muscatine, IA, Washington, IA

Johnson, IA



To Encourage and Educate our Children at Home Homeschool Group

Supporting homeschoolers through interaction!

TEECH Homeschool Group is a Christian, but non-denominational, group, in SE Iowa centered around Louisa County along the Mississippi River. All homeschoolers in the area are invited and encouraged to attend activities. We have a low, annual family membership fee. The focus of our group is two-fold: to support the homeschooling parents (both mom and dad) and to provide interaction with other kids in group situations.

Serving: Columbus City, Cotter, Fredonia, Grandview, Letts, Morning Sun, Oakville, Wapello, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: Des Moines, IA, Henry, IA, Johnson, IA, Muscatine, IA, Washington, IA, Mercer, IL

Louisa, IA

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Iowans Dedicated to Educational Alternatives

The Relaxed, Eclectic Unschoolers

"IDEA" is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to providing information, support and encouragement to pursue life-long learning outside the school environment. This group recognizes that Learning is an internal process that thrives when people are free to explore life on their own terms; this philosophy is often called unschooling. Realizing that families come for support from various backgrounds and levels of homeschooling, IDEA has no official political or religious orientation and does not endorse any one resource.

Meeting: Every Thursday for park days from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Fort Des Moines Park, weather permitting.

Serving: Des Moines, Ottumwa, Muscatine, Davenport, Iowa City, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Fort Dodge, Spencer, Mason City, Indianola, Oskaloosa, Leon, and surrounding communities in the state of Iowa.


Katy Diltz

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Helping all Iowa Homeschoolers!

Homeschool-Iowa is all about discussion of topics related to homeschooling in Iowa. Members of Homeschool-Iowa often post events, organizations and homeschool websites. If you are looking for other homeschoolers to use as a support network, you have come to the right place. We do tend to get chatty sometimes and off topic.

Meeting: Internet Support Group

Serving: Ottumwa, Muscatine, Iowa City, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Des Moines, Atlantic, Denison, Fort Dodge, Spencer, Mason City, and surrounding communities in the state of Iowa.



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Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators

Keeping Iowa Homeschoolers Connected!

NICHE provides support and information to home educating families in the state of Iowa and believe that every family has the God-given mandate and responsibility to oversee the education of their own children. We serve all Iowa homeschoolers and our membership is open to all.

NICHE offers the largest statewide conference and curriculum exhibit hall, a free homeschool magazine, free forms and resources, referrals to local support groups, a Homeschool Day at the Capitol, an annual Homeschool Leadership Conference, and much more!

PO Box 158, Dexter, IA 50070

Serving: Burlington, Muscatine, Davenport, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Mason City, Spencer, Sioux City, Fort Dodge, Des Moines, Indianola, Marshalltown, Ottumwa, and surrounding communities in the state of Iowa.


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Ph:(515) 830-1614


Christian Home education Alliance of Dubuque

Connect with Local Homeschoolers!

CHAD is a mixture of Protestant and Catholic families who homeschool in the Dubuque County. We are a new-ish support group, and as such we are still defining ourselves and our needs. This list serves as a contact point for home educating families in the Dubuque area, new to homeschooling in general, a way to publicize our meetings and activities, and for plain old encouragment.

Serving: Asbury, Balltown, Bankston, Bernard, Cascade, Centralia, Dubuque, Durango, Dyersville, Epworth, Farley, Graf, Holy Cross, Luxemburg, New Vienna, Peosta, Rickardsville, Sageville, Sherrill, Worthington, Zwingle, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: Clayton, IA, Delaware, IA, Jackson, IA, Jones, IA, Jo Daviess, IL, Grant, WI

Dubuque, IA


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Christian Homeschoolers of Iowa County

A Christian community supporting each other!

CHIC provides support, education and fellowship for Christian families in Iowa County who have made the decision to educate their children at home. We seek to encourage parents to train up their children in a manner pleasing to Jesus Christ and to equip them with a Biblical worldview. Statement of faith is required.

Serving: Amana, Gonoa Bluff, Holbrook, Ladora, Marngo, Millersburg, Parnell, Victor, Williamsburg, and surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: Benton, IA, Johnson, IA, Keokuk, IA, Linn, IA, Poweshiek, IA, Tama, IA, Washington, IA

Iowa, IA


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Homes With Heart And CM

Supporting the Charlotte Mason way!

This is a group of central Iowa homeschooling mothers encouraging one another and supporting each other through monthly meetings, and who use Charlotte Mason methods in their homeschooling. We'd love to meet you!

Meeting: Group restricted to members only - prospective members must attend two monthly meets.

Serving: Des Moines, Clive, Urbandale, Windsor Heights, West Des Moines, Norwalk, Avon, Pleasant Hill, Rising Son, Altoona, Berwick, and all surrounding communities.

Neighboring Counties: Boone, IA, Dallas, IA, Jasper, IA, Madison, IA, Marion, IA, Story, IA, Warren, IA

Polk, IA


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