Restoring Hope. Building Futures. Changing Lives.
Helping Every Iowan Discover a Brighter Tomorrow
Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is dedicated to improving the lives of children and families throughout Iowa. With offices across the state, CFI supports Iowans with services ranging from family support and childcare to career training, behavioral health, and much more.
Helping survivors of domestic violence rebuild their lives.
Trauma-informed therapy and substance use solutions.
Career Planning & Work Readiness
Career development and support for at-risk youth and adults.
Childcare & Tutoring
Affordable childcare with fun, age-appropriate programming.
Assisting individuals with Social Security benefit management.
Health & Human Services
Support, classes, adoption services, and SafeCare.
Juvenile Justice Supported Services
Services and support for teens referred by Polk County Juvenile Court.
When I was trapped in an abusive relationship with a new baby, CFI helped me get out. With CFI, my son and I had the safety and support we desperately needed.
Touching Lives Across Iowa Since 1888
For over 135 years, CFI has been changing the lives of children and families across the state. This is just a small snapshot of our impact.
Spread Joy this Holiday: Donate to Families in Need
By donating new toys, games, clothing, and household items, you are providing a family in need the gift of hope to those they care for.
Together, We Can Make A Difference
There are many ways to support the work CFI is doing for children and families and Iowa. Your generosity can make a lasting impact.