Financial assistance to help families caring for children and adolescents with special needs.

How to Apply

To qualify for a Children at Home grant you must meet three criteria:

  • Be a resident of the state of Iowa and live in or near Dubuque County
  • Have a maximum NET TAXABLE INCOME of $60,000
  • The child must have a moderate to severe special need. This includes a physical illness or disability; cognitive disability; autism spectrum disorder; serious emotional disorder; sensory impairment; and any other special need that a professional serving the child determines qualifies the child as moderate to severely disabled.

The application must be signed by a professional and you must submit a copy of page 2 of your federal tax form with the application. If you have questions please contact our Program Facilitator by email at or calling 563-543-4155.

The Children at Home Program
2050 Winne Court, Dubuque, IA 52002