Because Childhood Lasts a Lifetime.

To empower community prevention efforts to provide safe and happy childhoods through collaboration with diverse partners, leading to a better future for Iowa.

Key Issue Areas

Co-leads in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) prevention efforts with the programs ACE Interface, Connections Matter, and State Coalition on ACEs.

Co-leads in Neglect prevention efforts with the program Strengthening Families Program.

Co-leads in Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) prevention efforts with the programs Care for Kids and Stewards of Children (Darkness to Light).

Participates in Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) prevention efforts.

Utilizing the Protective Factors Framework through ACEs, Advocacy, and Training.

The chapter works with the following evidence-based home visiting models: Healthy Families America (HFA), Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), and Parents as Teachers (PAT) and participates in the statewide home visiting coalition.

Advocacy efforts include

  • Adult focused child sexual abuse prevention
  • Increasing access to child care assistance
  • Funding for children's health network

Fast Facts

10 total FTEs

The chapter partners with businesses/corporations, foundations, Kappa Delta, United Way, and Other local non-profits and the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Key Contact

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