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News, Press Releases and Announcements

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.


Media Inquiries

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

Mastery Network Event Benefits Children & Families of Iowa

September 20, 2018, Des Moines, Iowa – On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 the Mastery Network partnered with Smash Park for a VIP event benefitting Children & Families of Iowa (CFI)….

Donate items to help domestic violence survivors

Donate items to help domestic violence survivors April 25, 2018, Des Moines, Iowa – On Saturday, May 12, community members are invited to donate gently used household items during the…

Ankeny women support local nonprofit

Ankeny women support local nonprofit December 21, 2017, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is honored to be the recipient of a generous donation from 100…

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…