Siouxland Human Investment Partnership

Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP) was designated the Early Childhood Iowa Board for Woodbury County in 1999. Early Childhood Iowa is the state's early childhood initiative that was established through legislation in 1998. SHIP is also the designated Decategorization (DCAT) Board for Woodbury County. DCAT is a collaborative child welfare and juvenile justice planning process. SHIP has evolved to position itself as an organization that is capable of administering initiatives with a Health, Human Service, Education and Public Safety focus and has a scope of pre-birth to death. SHIP is a collaborative board that currently has 24 members serving the Siouxland area.