Iowa Child Welfare Protective Services
How Are We Doing?
The federal governmentconducts reviews to determine if states meet federal child welfare requirements. The Child and Family Service Review (CFSR) is a partnership between the federal and state governments that examines the child welfare system in the state and identifies the strengths and areas needing improvement.
Digital Dashboard- Shows how Iowa is doing in relation to the Federal Child Welfare Benchmarks
Child Welfare Service Array
The Child Welfare Service Array is the term given to the many services and protocolsto ensure safety, permanency and well-being for children and families of Iowa. To learn more about some of the services that make up the Child Welfare Service Array please click the appropriate link below.
Child Welfare Advisory Groups
Severalcommittees advise theCouncil on Human Services regarding DHS programs, practice, policy and expenditures of funds. The groups include:
Child Welfare Training Opportunities
The Department of Human Services strives to offer a variety of training materials and opportunities.To learn more about what is available and to view training materials please click on the appropriate link below.
Child Welfare Procurement Opportunities
The departmentfrequently issues request for proposals for services. This page provides an updated listing of current procurement opportunities and a link to the State of Iowa Bid Opportunities webpage.