Eastern Iowa

Information for families living in Dubuque, Jackson, Clinton, Cedar, Scott, Muscatine, Louisa, Des Moines, Henry, Lee counties.

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I’m trying to foster or adopt a child I know

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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

Eastern Iowa


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

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