Cedar Rapids Area

Information for families living in Tama, Benton, Linn, Jones, Jasper, Poweshiek, Iowa, Johnson, Mahaska, Keokuk, Washington, Monroe, Wapello, Jefferson, Appanoose, Davis, Van Buren counties

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If you’re interested in becoming a foster or adoptive family, please start here. For information about post-adoption support services, please call or email

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If you’re a DHS adoption worker starting the photolisting process, please email photolisting@iowafosterandadoption.org. See more resources here.

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