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Press Releases

Here you will find the latest press releases and announcements about the many ways Children & Families of Iowa is making an impact in various communities and a difference in the lives of those the organization serves.


Media Inquiries

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

Children & Families of Iowa receives PriceWaterhouseCoopers Grant to Expand Connect 2 Careers Services

Des Moines, IA, December 3, 2019  – Nearly 5 percent of Iowans are immigrants (American Immigration Council).  25 percent of Iowa youth ages 18 to 24 live in poverty and…

Endow Urbandale Grant to assist Children & Families of Iowa’s Domestic Violence Shelter and Services for Urbandale Residents

Des Moines, IA (December 3, 2019) – In Iowa, on a single day – September 13, 2018: 735 Iowa victims found a safe place to stay in an emergency domestic…

Children & Families of Iowa and the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa Announce New Board Members

Des Moines, Iowa (November 21, 2019) — Children & Families of Iowa and The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa are pleased to announce newly elected 2019-2020 board members….

Mental Health Services Available to Help Fort Dodge Residents with Life’s Challenges

Des Moines, Iowa (October 24, 2019) — Local Mental Health Services are available at Children & Families of Iowa’s (CFI) Fort Dodge Service Center. Clients of all ages have access…

Holiday Giving Programs Brighten the Holidays for Iowa’s At-Risk Families

Holiday Giving Programs Brighten the Holidays for Iowa’s At-Risk Families November 25, 2019, Des Moines, IA – The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa’s (CFI) holiday giving programs pave…

Mental Health Services Available to Help Fort Dodge Residents with Life’s Challenges

Mental Health Services Available to Help Fort Dodge Residents with Life’s Challenges Des Moines, Iowa (October 24, 2019) — Local Mental Health Services are available at Children & Families of…