What We Do

Here are summaries of DHS programs and facilities.

Adoption and Adoption Subsidy

Child and Family Servcies

See also Child Welfare by the Numbers (calendar 2011)

Childcare Assistance

Children's Health Insurance (hawk-i)

Child Support Recovery


Family Investment Program

Food Assistance

General Administration

Iowa Health and Wellness Plan


Medical Contracts

State Supplementary Assistance


Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders

Cherokee MHI

Clarinda MHI

Independence MHI

Mount Pleasant MHI

Eldora Juvenile Facility

Toledo Juvenile Facility

Glenwood Resource Center

Woodward Resource Center

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