Thank you for being a foster or adoptive parent!

You do some of the most important work in our state—helping make sure all of Iowa’s children have safe, nurturing homes and caring adults to help them reach their potential. And you help strengthen families and communities, too.

In this section, you’ll find information on support, respite care, renewing your license, crisis help and what to do when you are making a change in your home. Visit the National Foster Parent Association here.

We’re so thankful you choose to be an Iowa foster or adoptive family!