About Our Center

Alice's Rainbow is a non-profit, licensed childcare center serving the Iowa City Community since 1972.

We are housed in two, formerly private homes located in a wooded area near UIHC and

the Boyd Law Building. We are open year-round, closing for University of Iowa office

holidays, spring break, one week during winter break and one teacher work day in late


Alice's Rainbow is fully licensed by the Iowa Department of Human Services and our staff is certified in

  • CPR

  • First Aid

  • Universal Precautions

  • Mandatory Reporting

  • CACFP Food Training