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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.

Children & Families of Iowa staff members, Samantha Harms-Kedley and Cheryl Johnson featured in story published by Channel 5 News

Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) staff members, Samantha Harms-Kedley and Cheryl Johnson featured in story published by Channel 5 News. Harms-Kedley, a working parent and Program Director at the…

Children & Families of Iowa voted as one of the most influential nonprofits of 2022 by Business Record Readers

Children & Families of Iowa (CFI), has been voted by readers of the Des Moines Business Record as one of the most influential nonprofits of 2022. CFI is very honored…

Des Moines Buccaneers Hat and Mitten Toss to Benefit CFI

On Saturday, January 8, at their home game against the Omaha Lancers, the Des Moines Buccaneers will host their Hat and Mitten toss, a benefit for Children & Families of…

Children & Families of Iowa receives grant from Variety – the Children’s Charity

    12/15/2021 Des Moines, Iowa – Children & Families of Iowa has received a grant from Variety – the Children’s Charity for upgrades and improvements to the food service kitchen…

Watch: Integration of Domestic Violence, Mental Health, & Substance Use

Watch a recording of our webinar, Integration of Domestic Violence, Mental Health, & Substance Use. Overview: Domestic violence has a significant impact on the overall maternal health of survivors. The…