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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.

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…

Beauty Brands “End Abuse” Program benefits CFI’s Domestic Violence Shelter

Beauty Brands Relaunches “End Abuse” Program to Raise Funds and Awareness for Children & Families of Iowa’s Domestic Violence Shelter Des Moines, IA (October 9, 2019) – Most salon professionals…

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…