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Children & Families of Iowa is a leader when it comes to providing quality care and services for families and children in crisis. Check here for all kinds of news and announcements about social services, domestic violence, child care, caring for teens and family safety both about Children & Families of Iowa and about the service community in general.


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For media inquiries, please contact Amy Stapp-Arpy at 515-697-7921.

October declared as Estate Planning Awareness Month

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds recently declared October as Estate Planning Awareness Month. See how your estate plan can make a difference for future generations: http://cfiowa.planmylegacy.org/beneficiary-designations 

Grant seeks to address economic insecurity

September 11, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – Domestic violence imposes many adverse effects and consequences on victims, one of which includes economic insecurity. With assistance of a grant recently awarded…

CFI’s Tango Gala honorary co-chairs announced

May 22, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is pleased to announce that Joyce and Rick Chapman of Des Moines will serve as the honorary…

Family golfing event helps at-risk Iowans

May 15, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – The fifth annual Family Tees Golf Tournament, a family-focused golf fundraising event held by the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa, is…

Donate items to help domestic violence survivors

April 27, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa – On Saturday, May 13, community members are invited to donate gently used household items during the FreeStore’s tenth annual “Fill the Mayflower” event….

Opioid abuse awareness now part of school curriculum

Pat Rogness, VP of Mental Health Services at CFI, provided professional commentary regarding opioid abuse and prevention efforts. Link