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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.

Integration of Domestic Violence, Mental Health, & Substance Use

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2021 AT 12 PM To register for this online event, click here Overview: Domestic violence has a significant impact on the overall maternal health of survivors. The…

Brain Health and The Impact On Domestic Violence

October 14 AT 12 PM To register for this online event, click here Overview:Brain Health Now is a grassroots organization dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding the term “mental illness”….

Voices 4 Change partners with Children & Families of Iowa to fight the epidemic of domestic violence

This event will be an online webinar, taking place on Thursday, September 23, at 12 p.m. Children: The Forgotten Victims of Domestic Violence, is a virtual tour by Voices 4…

Watch Janice Lane Schroeder’s speech at the 2021 Women of Influence Banquet

Watch Janice Lane Schroeder, Children & Families of Iowa CEO deliver her speech at the 2021 Women of Influence banquet.

Children & Families of Iowa Receives CACFP Grant

August 3, 2021, Des Moines, Iowa – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) announces their sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals are provided without regard to…

Children & Families of Iowa to host summer 2021 Jump Start tutoring program

Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) will be hosting the Jump Start Tutoring program for students Pre-K thru 8th grade. This program originated through the combined efforts and interest of…