To be a parent, it can take a village. At Families Helping Families of Iowa, we’re here to support foster parents and guardians on their journey. Below you’ll find several foster parent resources available to foster and adoptive parents throughout our Iowa communities.
Several support groups for Iowa foster, adoptive and kinship parents and guardians are available on a monthly basis. If you’re interested in attending, please visit the Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parent Association today to view support groups in your area.
Notary Services for Foster Parents
Families Helping Families of Iowa offers free notary services for foster parents. Contact Amy Jellison, FHF Vice President at 319-294-9706 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Foster Parent Resources & Links
Below are links to helpful resources for adoptive, foster and relative placement parents and guardians:
- Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association – Information, resources and education for Iowa foster and adoptive parents
- Four Oaks (Cedar Rapids) – Programs, events and other resources for Linn County-area parents and families
- Iowa Department of Human Services – News, performance initiatives, child welfare and more
- National Foster Parent Association – Resources, membership opportunities and education and more+