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.


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

CFI, Staples help at-risk Iowans through grant

February 1, 2017, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) has been awarded $500 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program…

Children & Families of Iowa receives award from United Way

January 27, 2017, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) has been awarded the OpportUNITY Leading the Way Award, presented by the United Way of Central Iowa…

The Messenger: Making mental health easier

http://www.messengernews.net/news/local-news/2017/01/making-mental-health-easier/  

Tango Gala Provides Emergent Funds for At-Risk Iowans

August 7, 2015, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) hosted 224 guests at the 13th annual Tango gala benefitting programs that help at-risk children and families….

Children & Families of Iowa Celebrates 50 Years Serving the Fort Dodge Area Families

July 24, 2015, Des Moines, IA – Every year thousands of families across the state face crises and some of life’s most difficult situations. Children & Families of Iowa (CFI)…

Tango for a Cause

July 21, 2015, Des Moines, IA – Every 48 minutes a child in Iowa is abused or neglected. – Children’s Defense Fund. Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is committed…