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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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Principal Financial Grant

Grant seeks to address challenges teens face September 16, Des Moines, Iowa – In Iowa 25 percent of youth ages 18 to 24 live in poverty and 8,000 teenagers are…

Children & Families of Iowa Receives Warren County Philanthropic Partnership Grant

May 21, 2019, Des Moines, Iowa Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is excited to be one of 22 recipients of a grant from the Warren County Philanthropic Partnership in…

Tango Gala Restores Hope

May 3, 2019, Des Moines, IA – On Friday, April 26, 2019, The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) hosted its annual Tango Gala, an evening of dancing…

Tango Gala Restores Hope!

May 3, 2019, Des Moines, IA – On Friday, April 26, 2019, The Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) hosted its annual Tango Gala, an evening of dancing…

Children & Families of Iowa Received Story County Community Foundation Grant

Children & Families of Iowa Received Story County Community Foundation Grant   November 26, 2018, Des Moines, Iowa Stacey Haskins, (left), Grant Specialist, Children & Families of Iowa received a…

Employment for victims of domestic violence focus of Verizon Foundation grant to Children & Families of Iowa

Employment for victims of domestic violence focus of Verizon Foundation grant to Children & Families of Iowa   November 26, 2018, Des Moines, Iowa – A grant awarded to Children…