Our Mission

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa’s mission is to empower community prevention efforts to provide happy and safe childhoods through collaboration with diverse partners, leading to a better future for Iowa. Our vision is a world free from child abuse.

Our organizational values define the core of what we stand for. We aim to integrate these values into all aspects of our work.


The connections between people that are key in the development of community and resilience.


Consideration of the value, experiences, thoughts, and ideas of people in a community through actively seeking participation and understanding.


Working with others to achieve a shared goal.


The quality of acting in a manner that is honest, transparent, compassionate, responsible, equitable, and ethical.


Information collected through research and supported by evidence used to identify and measure a
course of action.


The expectation that efforts will lead to the desired outcomes.