Des Moines Area

Information for families living in Boone, Story, Dallas, Polk, Adair, Madison, Warren, Marion, Adams, Union, Clarke, Lucas, Ringgold, Decatur, Wayne counties.

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Become a Foster or Adoptive Parent

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Foster care and adoption questions

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:

Des Moines Area
844-380-2485
familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org

Photolisting

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

Media Inquiries

For an in-depth look at Foster care and Adoption in Iowa or if you are a reporter with further questions, please contact:

Jena Schoenhofer
Director of Communications
319-784-2021

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