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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 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…

The Mary Kay Foundation Awards Children & Families of Iowa $20,000 GRANT

The Mary Kay Foundationsm Honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month by Issuing $3 Million in Grants to 150 Domestic Violence Shelters Across the Country   November 26, 2018, Des Moines, Iowa…

Mastery Network Event Benefits Children & Families of Iowa

September 20, 2018, Des Moines, Iowa – On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 the Mastery Network partnered with Smash Park for a VIP event benefitting Children & Families of Iowa (CFI)….

Donate items to help domestic violence survivors

Donate items to help domestic violence survivors April 25, 2018, Des Moines, Iowa – On Saturday, May 12, community members are invited to donate gently used household items during the…

Ankeny women support local nonprofit

Ankeny women support local nonprofit December 21, 2017, Des Moines, IA – Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) is honored to be the recipient of a generous donation from 100…