Parent Resources

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa partners with local organizations that offer parent resources, such as parent education and young parent support groups, sexual abuse prevention classes, and crisis and respite child care in communities across the state. If you are seeking direction on where to go for help, the Iowa Family Support Network hosts a catalog of resources, you may also call their support number for immediate assistance 1.888.425.4371.

Essentials for Parenting
A resource to help address common challenges in parenting children ages 2–4, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Early Childhood Iowa
Information about parenting, child development, pregnancy and more.

Iowa's 211
Simply dial 211 on your phone, or visit the website to search a variety of local community resources.

ISU Extension
Resources for families and parent education opportunities.

Family Directions of Iowa
Details about classes offered in Iowa.

Lutheran Services in Iowa
Family support services and programs offered across the state.

Be There Iowa
A variety of parenting information compiled into one resource, sorted by topic.

A research-based learning network with many parenting resources.

Iowa Child Care Resource & Referral
Assistance with selecting a child care provider that meets your family's needs.

Browse early intervention resources in Iowa for infants and toddlers. Or, search specific resources through the state resource directory.

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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 501 SW 7th St., Suite G1 | Des Moines, IA 50309 | P: (515) 244.2200 | F: (515) 280.7835

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