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Our mission is to build meaningful connections, share resources, and expand knowledge ​to create a stronger prevention network in Iowa. Join us.

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At a Glance: Our Impact

  • 140

    Number of abuse prevention providers, state agencies, national partners, grant funders, policy makers, volunteers, and advocates that PCA Iowa collaborated with in 2019.

  • 11

    Number of children who benefited from child abuse prevention and adolescent pregnancy prevention programs in 2019 alone.

  • 1500

    Number of people touched by the Connections Matter program in 2019, which helps adults be better prepared to support children and manage stress.

news at pca iowa

  • Meet Sharon Miller, Our New Executive Director

    Prevent Child Abuse Iowa is excited to welcome Sharon Miller as our new Executive Director. Sharon earned her bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education and a Master of Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis on Child Development from Iowa State University. Sharon is a leader in public health and has received Fellow Status from […]

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    Contact your legislator today and ask them to oppose SNAP and Medicaid asset tests that strain families and put kids at risk. Today at the Statehouse, Iowans packed the Supreme Court Chamber for a public hearing on SF 494. This bill would impose serious barriers to accessing assistance programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program […]

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  • What would you do to protect a single child from sexual abuse?

    When our communities have the tools that they need we can prevent child sexual abuse. Child sexual abuse is 100% preventable. There are things that we can all do to make that possibility a reality if we are willing. It is adults’ responsibility to ensure kids grow and develop in a safe and healthy environment. […]

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