child welfare agencies iowa

Iowa Child Welfare Agencies

The Iowa Child Welfare Agency (also called the Department of Human Services, Department of Human Resources, Department of Children and Families, or Department of Public Welfare) can help you with issues of pregnancy, parenting, foster care, and adoption. The professionals in these offices can be very helpful to a birth mother or birth father. This site lists the State Child Welfare website for every state and provides you with a link to their website.

Child Welfare Agencies in Iowa

Iowa Dept of Human Services
Director's Office
Hoover State OFfice Building
1305 E. Walnut, Des Moines, Iowa 50319

(515) 281-5454
Fax (515) 281-4980

Report Child Abuse 1-800-362-2178
Report Fraud 1-800-831-1394

Child Welfare Agencies in Iowa

Click here to find child welfare agencies in other states

Additional Areas of Interest

Iowa child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.

Iowa Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.

Iowa Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.

Iowa WIC provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals at no charge.

Iowa Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.

Iowa Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.

Iowa Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.

Please visit our home page to read about our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself. One the ways we can help you is to help you find the information you need when you need it.  With that in mind please click the following link to see our complete list of government assistance programs.