Family Support Programs

Creating Safe Homes for Children

CFI helps change the lives of children in need of a safe and stable home. The organization’s goal is to keep children safe and, whenever possible, to keep families together.

CFI’s services range from home studies, support for foster and adoptive parents and relative caregivers, to safety planning for families in crises, as well as life and parenting skills training. Children & Families of Iowa’s staff is flexible, supportive and committed to finding every family the help that they need.

CFI provides hope for families at risk of being torn apart by abuse and neglect.

To report child abuse, call 800-362-2178.

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SafeCare Seal 20_21

Children & Families of Iowa has been accredited for another year of SafeCare certification. The SafeCare program provides structured learning for parents of young children identified by DHS as those in need of support.