Children & Families of Iowa doesn’t just offer solutions for families and children in crisis. We offer hope when it seems like there is none left. We offer a chance to build better futures. We offer an opportunity to change their lives.
We have been here for children and families for over 120 years. We were there when children orphaned by poverty needed someone to help find them loving, permanent homes. Through the years, we were there for “unwed” mothers, for abused women and children, for abandoned teenagers and for families on the brink of disaster.
Today, we stand on this foundation of caring as one of Iowa’s largest, most well-respected providers of family services. From a small adoption agency serving a few hundred children to a statewide organization serving over 18,000 people last year, we have grown by adhering to one basic principle: every child, every family deserves to be safe.
People come to Children & Families of Iowa when their lives are falling apart. They come because they have nowhere else to turn and they have nothing left — sometimes, not even hope.
We are there to help them pick up the pieces. We are there to listen and offer solutions. We are there to give them hope that they can have happier tomorrows.
Restoring Hope For Victims of Domestic Violence
We provide hope, healing and help to victims of domestic violence through safe shelter, outreach and crisis support.
Helping Teens Find Brighter Futures
We offer second chances to teens when their painful pasts have left them with nowhere else to turn.
Creating Safe Homes for Children
We help find safe, stable homes for abused or neglected children and help families in crisis stay together.
Preparing Children to Succeed
We offer families affordable childcare options that give children a safe, supportive place to learn and grow.
Empowering People to Reshape Their Lives
We help individuals and families make positive changes in their lives through counseling services.
How to Help
Helping to restore hope, build futures and change lives for Iowa’s children and families is something we all want to be a part of. This user-friendly website will help you easily find ways to get involved and support those in your community who need it most.
Whether it is a direct gift to one of CFI’s programs or an undesignated gift to CFI, we have got something for everyone. You’ll be amazed at the difference you can make!
Click on one of the options below to find out more!
Use our secure site to make a donation to Children & Families of Iowa now!
Online Gift Catalog
Find out how your gift can make a big impact in the lives of those we serve.
Make a Planned Gift
Make a difference today and in the future with a planned gift to the Foundation for Children & Families of Iowa.
The Endowment for Children & Families of Iowa
Your gift to the Endowment ensures that we will always be there restoring hope, building futures and changing lives.
Gifts of Stock
Find out how you can enjoy tax advantages of making a gift of stock to Children & Families of Iowa.
From donation drives to volunteering or just sigining up to hear more, there are lots of great ways to become part of the family!
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