Help Prevent Child Abuse in Iowa

Child abuse is preventable. Prevent Child Abuse Iowa recognizes it will take Iowans working together to ensure children are raised in safe, nurturing environments. The organization is proudly leading and inspiring others to create a state free from child abuse.

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

It's time to celebrate the good things our communities do to promote healthy child development, as well as reflect on the work that still remains. Visit our Facebook page for ideas and resources to help #GreatChildhoods happen.

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Honoring our Community Heroes

Honoring our Community Heroes

Award recognizes individuals who have made a significant community impact

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa recognized three Community Heroes at the statewide Child Abuse Prevention and Family Support Conference in Des Moines on April 10.

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PCA Iowa Recognizes Child Advocates

PCA Iowa Recognizes Child Advocates

Award recognizes bipartisan collaboration

PCA Iowa is proud to honor four state legislators who have contributed their piece to child protection and family support, demonstrated collaboration with members outside of their party, and a exhibited a record of collaboration with community partners.

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Iowa data shows childhood trauma linked to poor adult health

Iowa data shows childhood trauma linked to poor adult health

PCA Iowa worked with the Central Iowa ACEs 360 Coalition to release a new report examining three years of Iowa data on childhood trauma and the link to poor adult health, mental health and health-risk behaviors.

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Join the Connections Matter movement

Join the Connections Matter movement

Connections matter to developing healthy brains, supportive relationships and thriving communities. Learn more about this effort and how you can help us share this message!

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Your support creates happy, safe childhoods for all kids leading to a better future for Iowa.

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How We Prevent Child Abuse in Iowa

What we do and how you can make a difference.

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa 2704 Fleur Drive | Des Moines, IA 50321 | P: (515) 244.2200 | F: (515) 280.7835 | Toll Free: (800) 237.1815

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