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Iowa Adoption Directory

Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

 

State Agencies

Statewide Adoption Recruitment Line
(800) 243-0756

Statewide Foster Care Recruitment Line
(800) 243-0756

State Adoption Specialist
Iowa Department of Human Services
Adult, Children and Family Services
Charlcie Y. Carey
Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-5358
Fax: (515) 281-4597
 http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/ACFS/ACFS.asp
E-mail: ccarey@dhs.state.ia.us

State Foster Care Manager
Iowa Department of Human Services
Division of Adult, Children and Family Services
Charlcie Carey
Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor, 1305 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
(515) 281-5358
Fax: (515) 281-4597
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/ACFS/ACFS.asp
E-mail: ccarey@dhs.state.ia.us

State Licensing Specialist
Iowa Department of Human Services
Bureau of Protective Services
Carol Gerlman
Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor, SW, 1305 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-6220
Fax: (515) 242-6036
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/ACFS/ACFS.asp
E-mail: cgerlem@dhs.state.ia.us

State ICPC Administrator
Iowa Deparment of Human Services
Adult, Children and Family Services
Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-5730
Fax: (515) 281-4597
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/ACFS/ACFS.asp

State Adoption Exchange/State Photolisting Service
Iowa's KidSake Special Needs Adoption Project
6864 NE 14th Street, Suite 5
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 289-4649, Ext: 1
Toll Free: (800) 243-0756
World Wide Web: http://www.iakids.org
E-mail: info@iakids.org

State Reunion Registry
Iowa Mutual Consent Voluntary Adoption Registry
Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Records
Lucas State Office Building, 1st Floor, 321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
(515) 281-4944
World Wide Web: http://www.idph.state.ia.us/pa/vr.htm

Attorney Referral Service
Iowa State Bar Association
521 E. Locust, 3rd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 243-3179
Fax: (515) 243-2511
World Wide Web: http://www.iowabar.org

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Local Public Agencies

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Lyon
803 South Greene, Suite 2
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
(712) 472-3743
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Mahaska
410 South 11th Street, P.O. Box 290
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(641) 673-3496
Toll Free: (800) 407-6250
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Marion
3014 East Main Street, PO Box 191
Knoxville, IA 50138
(641) 842-5087
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Mills
PO Box 469, 101 Central, Suite 124
Glenwood, IA 51534
(712) 527-4803
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Monona
610 Iowa Avenue, Courthouse 3rd Floor
Onawa, IA 51040
(712) 423-1921
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Monroe
103 S. Clinton, PO Box 176
Albia, IA 52531
(641) 932-5187
Toll Free: (888) 818-2500
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Lucus
125 S. Grand, P.O. Box 735
Chariton, IA 50049
(641) 774-5071
Toll Free: (888) 818-1900
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Muscatine
120 E. 3rd Street, 4th Floor
Muscatine, IA 52761
(563) 263-9302
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Kossuth
109 W. State Street
Algona, IA 50511
(515) 295-7771
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Osceola
110 Cedar Lane, P.O. Box 8
Sibley, IA 51249
(712) 754-3622
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Montgomery
1109 Highland, P.O. Box 525
Red Oak, IA 51566
(712) 623-4838
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Louisa
317 Van Buren
Wapello, IA 52653
(319) 523-6351
Toll Free: (800) 253-1964
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Linn
411 3rd Street, S.E., Suite 400
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
(319) 892-6700
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: O'Brien
160 Second Street, S.E., P.O. Box 400
Primghar, IA 51245
(712) 757-5135
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Lee - North
933 Avenue H, P.O. Box 188
Fort Madison, IA 52627
(319) 372-3651
Toll Free: (888) 381-6831
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Pocahontas
23 Third Avenue, N.E., P.O. Box F
Pocahontas, IA 50574-0806
(712) 335-3565
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Keokuk
P.O. Box 308, 1303 South 200th Avenue
Sigourney, IA 52591
(641) 622-2090
Toll Free: (800) 745-1481
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Jones
500 West Main Street
Anamosa, IA 52205
(319) 462-3557
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Johnson
911 North Governor Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 356-6050
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Jefferson
51 West Hempstead, PO Box 987
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-5011
Toll Free: (800) 642-6249
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Jasper
120 First Street North, Suite 500
Newton, IA 50208
(641) 792-1955
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Lee - South
307 Bank Street, P.O. Box 937
Keokuk, IA 52632
(319) 524-1052
Toll Free: (888) 790-9757
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Sac
116 South State Street, Suite B
Sac City, IA 50583-2350
(712) 662-4781
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Washington
2175 Lexington Boulevard, P.O. Box 519, Bldg 3
Washington, IA 52353
(319) 863-0049
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Warren
901 East Iowa, P.O. Box 729
Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 961-5353
Toll Free: (800) 286-6424
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Wapello
120 East Main
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-8793
Toll Free: (888) 338-6067
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Van Buren
Courthouse, Box 458, 404 Doge Street
Keosauqua, IA 52565
(319) 293-3791
Toll Free: (877) 906-7201
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Union
Courthouse, 300 North Pine
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-2173
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Taylor
309 Main Street
Bedford, IA 50833
(712) 523-2129
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Tama
129 West High Street, P.O. Box 10
Toledo, IA 52342
(641) 484-3406
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Story
126 S. Kellogg, Suite 101
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 292-2035
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Sioux
215 Central Avenue, S.E., P.O. Box 270
Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-2943
Toll Free: (800) 339-2943
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Palo Alto
2105 Main Street
Emmetsburg, IA 50536
(712) 852-3523
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Scott
428 Western Avenue
Davenport, IA 52801
(563) 326-8680
Fax: (319) 326-8794
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Page
121 S. 15th Street, Suite C, P.O. Box 178
Clarinda, IA 51632
(712) 542-5111
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Ringgold
Courthouse, 109 West Madison
Mt. Ayr, IA 50854
(641) 464-2247
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Poweshiek
718 Industrial Avenue, Box 449
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-3149
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Pottawattamie
417 E. Kanesville Boulevard
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-5661
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Polk - Carpenter
1900 Carpenter
Des Moines, IA 50314-1309
(515) 286-3555
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Polk - East
1740 Garfield
Des Moines, IA 50316-2646
(515) 286-3270
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Polk - Pioneer Columbus
2100 S.E. Fifth
Des Moines, IA 50315-1552
(515) 288-9333
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Harrison
204 E. 6th Street, P.O. Box 189
Logan, IA 51546
(712) 644-2460
Toll Free: (800) 326-7732
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Plymouth
19 Second Avenue, N.W.
LeMars, IA 51031
(712) 546-8877
Toll Free: (800) 546-8870
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Jackson
700 West Quarry
Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-4000
Toll Free: (800) 237-0089
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Shelby
719 Market Street, PO Box 126
Harlan, IA 51537
(712) 755-3145
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Buena Vista
311 East Fifth Street
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 749-2536
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Clay
217 West 5th Street, PO Box 7977
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 262-3586
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Clarke
PO Box 377, 115 North Main
Osceola, IA 50213
(641) 342-6516
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Chickasaw
910 East Main
New Hampton, IA 50659
(641) 394-4612
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Cherokee
239 West Maple Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
(712) 225-6723
Toll Free: (877) 205-1835
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Cerro Gordo
100 Enterprise Drive, Mohawk Square
Mason City, IA 50459
(800) 217-6903
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Cedar
101 Lynn Street
Tipton, IA 52772
(563) 886-6036
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Cass
601 Walnut Street
Atlantic, IA 50022
(712) 243-4401
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Carroll
515 N. Main Street
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-4391
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Howard
205 E. Second Street
Cresco, IA 52136
(563) 547-2860
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Butler
315 North Main, P.O. Box 306
Allison, IA 50602
(319) 267-2594
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Crawford
1527 Fourth Avenue South
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-5668
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Buchanan
1413 First Street West, P.O. Box 408
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-6091
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Bremer
209 20th Street, NW
Waverly, IA 50677
(319) 352-4233
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Boone
900 West Mamie Eisenhower Avenue
Boone, IA 50036
(515) 433-0593
Toll Free: (800) 753-2136
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Black Hawk
1407 Independence Avenue, P.O. Box 7500
Waterloo, IA 50704-7500
(319) 291-2441
Fax: (319) 291-2619
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Benton
114 E. Fourth Street, P.O. Box 454
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 472-4746
Fax: (319) 472-4451
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Appanoose
209 E. Jackson Street, P.O. Box 488
Centerville, IA 52544
(641) 437-4450
Toll Free: (888) 820-0804
Fax: (641) 437-4089
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Allamakee
Courthouse
Waukon, IA 52172
(563) 568-4583
Fax: (563) 568-4936
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Adams
500 Ninth, Adams County Courthouse
Corning, IA 50841
(641) 322-4031
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Adair
132 SE Court Drive
Greenfield, IA 50849
(641) 743-2119
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Calhoun
515 Court Street, PO Box 71
Rockwell City, IA 50579
(712) 297-8524
Toll Free: (888) 376-5324
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Fayette
PO Box 476
West Union, IA 52175
(563) 422-5634
Fax: (563) 422-5636
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cfayet01@dhs.state.ia.us

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Humboldt
203 Main Street, Courthouse 3rd Floor, P.O. Box 656
Dakota City, IA 50548
(515) 332-3383
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Henry
205 W. Madison
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 986-5157
Toll Free: (800) 824-4295
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Woodbury
822 Douglas Street, Trospar-Hoyt County Services Building
Sioux City, IA 51101-1024
(712) 255-0833
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Hardin
1201 14th Avenue
Eldora, IA 50627
(641) 939-8141
Fax: (641) 939-8246
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Hancock
Courthouse Annex, 120 East Eight Street
Garner, IA 50438
(641) 923-3758
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Hamilton
2300 Superior Street
Webster City, IA 50595
(515) 832-9550
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Guthrie
200 N. 5th Street, Guthrie
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
(641) 747-2293
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Grundy
PO Box 306
Allison, IA 50602
(319) 267-2594
Toll Free: (800) 873-1340
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Fremont
PO Box 419
Sidney, IA 51652
(712) 374-2512
Fax: (712) 374-2312
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cFremo01@dhs.state.ia.us

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Clayton
100 Sandpit Road, Clayton County Office Building
Elkader, IA 52403
(319) 245-1766
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Floyd
PO Box 158, 1206 South Main
Charles City, IA 50616
(641) 228-5713
Fax: (641) 228-6439
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cfloyd01@dhs.state.ia.us

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Clinton
121 Sixth Avenue South, P.O. Box 1180
Clinton, IA 52732
(563) 242-0573
Toll Free: (800) 798-4737
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Emmet
220 First Street south
Estherville, IA 51334
(712) 362-7237
Fax: (712) 362-7239
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cemmet01@dhs.state.ia.us

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Dubuque
799 Main Street, P.O. Box 87, 410 Nester Center
Dubuque, IA 52004-0087
(563) 557-8251
Fax: (563) 557-9177
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cDubuq01@state.ia.us

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Dickinson
1710 Gary Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-2555
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Des Moines
409 N. Fourth Street
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 754-4622
Toll Free: (800) 423-4724
Fax: (319) 754-4628
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cdesmo01@dhs.state.ia.us

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Delaware
1721 South 5th Street, PO Box 500
Manchester, IA 52057
(563) 927-4512
Fax: (563) 927-4389
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cdelaw01@dhs.state.ia.us

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Decatur
210 N. Main Street
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-4312
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Davis
203 South Madison Street, PO Box 107
Bloomfield, IA 52537
(641) 664-2239
Toll Free: (888) 818-1700
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Dallas
210 North 10th Street
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-5817
Toll Free: (800) 397-3232
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Ida
401 Moorehead Street, Courthouse 1st Floor
Ida Grove, IA 51445
(866) 640-7087
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Franklin
PO Box 58
Hampton, IA 50441
(641) 456-4763
Fax: (641) 456-2852
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp
E-mail: cFrank01@dhs.state.ia.us

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Winnebago
216 South Clark Street
Forest City, IA 50436
(641) 585-3271
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Webster
P.O. Box 837, 330 First Avenue N
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 955-6353
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Winneshiek
305 Montgomery Street, P.O. Box 286
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-2928
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Worth
22 N. Georgia Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401
(515) 424-8641
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Wright
114 1st Street, SW, P.O. Box 346
Clarion, IA 50525
(515) 532-6645
Toll Free: (800) 873-1759
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Mitchell
1206 South Main, PO Box 158
Charles City, IA 50616
(641) 228-5713
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Audubon
210 North Market
Audubon, IA 50025-1255
(712) 563-4259
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Iowa County
1061 Court Avenue, Box 147
Marengo, IA 52301
(319) 642-5573
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Marshall
206 W. State Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 752-6741
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Madison
209 East Madison
Winterset, IA 50273
(515) 462-2931
Toll Free: (888) 462-2931
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

Iowa Department of Human Services
Counties Served: Wayne
117 West Jackson, P.O. Box 465
Corydon, IA 50060
(641) 872-1820
World Wide Web: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/locations/locations.asp

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Licensed Private Adoption Agencies (* Indicates Agencies with Intercountry Programs)

*Bethany Christian Services
Cedar Rapids
1642 42nd Street NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-3063
(319) 832-2321
Toll Free: (800) 238-4269
World Wide Web: http://www.bethany.org/desmoines
E-mail: bcscedarrapids@bethany.org

*Bethany Christian Services
Des Moines
8525 Douglas Avenue, Suite 34
Des Moines, IA 50322-3300
(515) 270-0824
Toll Free: (800) 238-4269
Fax: (515) 270-0605
World Wide Web: http://www.bethany.org/desmoines
E-mail: bcsdesmoines@bethany.org

*Bethany Christian Services
Orange City
PO Box 143
Orange City, IA 51041-0143
(712) 737-4831
Toll Free: (800) 238-4269
Fax: (712) 737-3238
World Wide Web: http://www.bethany.org
E-mail: bcsorangecity@bethany.org

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*Bethany Christian Services
Pella
617 Franklin Street, Suite 201
Pella, IA 50219-1522
(641) 628-3247
World Wide Web: http://www.bethany.org/desmoines
E-mail: bcspella@bethany.org

Catholic Charities of Sioux City
1601 Military Road
Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 252-4547
Fax: (712) 252-3785

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque
P.O. Box 1309
Dubuque, IA 52004-1309
(563) 588-0558
Toll Free: (800) 772-2758

Children and Families of Iowa
1111 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 288-1981
Fax: (515) 288-9109
World Wide Web: http://www.cfiowa.org
E-mail: agencyinfo@cfiowa.org

Children's Square U.S.A. Child Connect
541 Sixth Avenue, Box 8-C
Council Bluffs, IA 51502-3008
(712) 322-3700

Families of North East Iowa
P.O. Box 806
Maquoketa, IA 52060
(319) 652-4958

First Resources Corporation
109 C East Marion, P.O. Box 107
Sigourney, IA 52591
(515) 622-2543

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Four Oaks, Inc.
5400 Kirkwood Boulevard
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-5216
(319) 364-0259
Fax: (319) 364-1162
World Wide Web: http://www.fouroaks.org

*Gift of Love International Adoptions, Inc.
7405 University Boulevard, Suite 8
Des Moines, IA 50325
(515) 255-3388
Toll Free: (877) 282-8015
Fax: (515) 279-3017
World Wide Web: http://www.giftoflove.org
E-mail: adoption@giftoflove.org

Healing the Children
412 E. Church Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158
(515) 753-7544

*Hillcrest Family Services
4080 1st Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(319) 362-3149

*Holt International Children's Services
10685 Bedford Avenue, Suite 300
Omaha, NE 68134
(402) 934-5031
Fax: (402) 934-5034
World Wide Web: http://www.holtintl.org
E-mail: info@holtintl.org

Keys to Living
463 Northland Avenue
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-6237
(319) 377-2161

Lutheran Family Service
230 Ninth Avenue, North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 573-3138

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Lutheran Social Service of Iowa
3116 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 277-4476
World Wide Web: http://www.lssia.org
E-mail: info@lssia.org

Ralston Adoption Agency
2208 S. Fifth Avenue
Marshalltown, IA 50158-4515
Toll Free: (800) 304-0219

Tanager Place
2309 C Street, SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52601
(319) 365-9164

Young House, Inc.
P.O. Box 845
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 752-4000

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Adoptive/Foster Family Support Groups

Adoptive Families of Greater Des Moines
Sue Whitlock
1005 N. OCO Street
Indianola, IA 50125

Allison Area Foster Parents
Paul & Nancy Magnall
2004 11th Street, South East
Waverly, IA 50677
(319) 352-2197
Fax: (319) 252-8581
E-mail: magnall-ifapa@msn.com

Black Hawk County Foster Parent Support Group
Chris Wendel
800 Blackhawk Road
Waterloo, IA 50701-9213
(319) 236-0863

Black Hawk Foster Parent Support Group
1459 West 2nd Street
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 234-0835
E-mail: judylea42@c.s.com

Boone & Story County Foster Parent Support Group
Bambi Schraeder
P.O. Box 1628
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 233-6011

Boone/Story County Adoption Support Group
817 Keeler
Boone, IA 50036
(515) 433-7836, Ext: 205

Charlton Valley Foster Parents
Cindy Bride
RR 8, Box 78
Bloomfield, IA 52537
(515) 642-3334

Child Connect foster Parent Support Group
Erika Worrell
705 Douglas, #652
Sioux City, IA 51101
(712) 255-9061
E-mail: mlnitzschke@cableone.net

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Children and Families of IA
Tamra Bench
1111 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 288-1981
Fax: (515) 288-9109
World Wide Web: http://www.cfiowa.org
E-mail: agencyinfo@cfiowa.org

Children and Families of Iowa
Carla Mueller Kern
Fort Dodge Office, 1728 Central Avenue, #10
Fort Dodge, IA 50501-4200
(515) 573-2193

Climbing Hill Support Group
Pam Verneys
3047 - 290th Street
Hornick, IA 51206
(712) 874-3415

Council Bluffs Foster and Adoptive Parents
Robyn Ebling
436 South First
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 323-0983

Dallas County Foster Parent Support Group
Lori Pelak
1409 Sandra Circle
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-4637

Delaware County Foster Parent Association
Gretchen Eibey
RR 1
Ryan, IA 52330

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Des Moines/Henry/Louisa Support Group
Jan Shelman
2155 - 120th Street
Windfield, IA 52659
(319) 254-2223

Dubuque County Foster Parent Association
Dennis & Julie Schilling
1270 Kelly Lane
Dubuque, IA 52003

Eastern IA Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
Patti Rock
1612 - 9th Street, NW
Clinton, IA 52732
(319) 242-2644

Family Connections and North American Council on Adoptable Children Representative
Karen Combs
66684 110th St.
McCallsburg, IA 50154
(515) 487-7833
Fax: (515) 487-7833
World Wide Web: http://www.nacac.org
E-mail: mcbritco@netins.net

Floyd, Chickasaw, Mitchell County Foster Parent Association
Cindy & Terry Carpenter
P.O. Box 65
Marble Rock, IA 50653-0065
(515) 228-2350

Forest Ridge Foster Parent Group
Mary Hart
P.O. Box 515
Estherville, IA 51334-0515
(712) 362-7026
Fax: (712) 362-7254

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Fort Dodge Area/Webster County Support Group
Grace Porter
95 Forest Boulevard
Humboldt, IA 50548-1811
(515) 573-3880

Hardin County/Quakerdale Foster Parent Support Group
Janet Schutt
c/o Catherine Hurd, P.O. Box 8
New Providence, IA 50206
(515) 855-4250

HARMONY Foster and Adoptive Parent Support Group
Deb Swift
RR2, Box 174
Woodbine, IA 51579

Iowa City Area Adoptive Families
Jane Murphy
2840 Brookside
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 351-9079

Iowa Connects
Debbie Hoyt
149 - 35th Place
Runnells, IA 50237
(515) 966-2565
Fax: (515) 462-2024
World Wide Web: http://hometwon.aol.com/iaconnects
E-mail: iaconnects@aol.com

Iowa Foster & Adoptive Parents Association (IFAPA)
Lynhon Stout
6864 N.E. 14th Street, Suite 5
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 289-4567
Toll Free: (800) 277-8145
Fax: (515) 289-2080
World Wide Web: ifapa@ifapa.org
E-mail: http://www.ifapa.com

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Jackson/Jones Co Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
Susan Shady
16186 308th Avenue
Bellevue, IA 52031
(563) 672-3622

Jasper Co Support Group
Teri Hoffstetter
5351 Liberty Avenue
Newton, IA 50208

Kris & Greg Vierkant
1722 E. Clark
Charles City, IA 50616
(515) 228-7971

LSS Foster Parent Support Group
525 SW 5th, Suite E
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 271-7309

Lutheran Social Services
105 South 7th Street
Denison, IA 51442
(712) 263-9341
E-mail: dlvetje@lssia.org

Lutheran Social Services
Annette Eckert
1812 - 24th Avenue West
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 262-9171
E-mail: rmullen@lss.org

Lutheran Social Services
Robin Baker
4240 Hickory Lane
Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-1073

Lutheran Social Services
Julie Nash
1323 Northwestern
Ames, IA 50010
E-mail: jnash@lssia.org

Marshall Co/Quakerdale Support Group
Mary Anne Williams
c/o Catherine Hurd, P.O. Box 8
New Providence, IA 50206
(515) 488-2410

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Mike & Becky Wetter
304 - 29th SW
Mason City, IA 50401
(515) 423-4188

Muscatine Foster/Adoptive Parent Group
Chuck & Sharon Jones
2038 Captains Court
Muscatine, IA 52761
(319) 263-8357

North Central Foster Parent Association
Mike & Christie McGuire
2315 Rake Avenue
Garner, IA 50438
(641) 923-2618

Northeast Iowa Foster Parent Support Group
Verline & Sandi Frank
1622 4th Street
Boone, IA 50036-3714
(319) 387-0646

Osky Cluster Foster & Adoptive Parent Group
Charlotte Caves
2386 LaVeen Avenue
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(515) 673-7296

Ours Through Adoption
Rick & Jean Hess
2618 Arlington Avenue
Davenport, IA 52803
(319) 322-6469

Quad Cities Special Needs Adoption Group
Joe Rooney
509 Fulton Street
Grand Mound, IA 52571
(319) 847-1316

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Rhonda Neher
26505 K Avenue
Grundy Center, IA 50638
(319) 824-3286

Siouxland Foster Parent Associaiton
Dorothy Tanner
2825 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 233-1899

Special Needs Adoption Support Group
Kari Lystiuk
111 West 15th Street
Davenport, IA 52803
(563) 322-7419
E-mail: nshaffe@lssia.org

Special Needs Adoptive Parents Support Group
Judy Kolar
P.O. Box 4511
Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 279-3729
E-mail: KolarJR@StLukes.org

SW Corner Foster Parent Support Group
Kathy Swanson
103 West Lowell Avenue
Shenandoah, IA 51601
(712) 246-4733
Toll Free: (800) 484-6678

SW IA Adoption Support Group
Tammy McCue
25375 Ivory Road
Glenwood, IA 51534
(712) 527-5053

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T.L.C - Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
Diane Richardson
208 South Walnut
Lamoni, IA 50140
(641) 784-6774
E-mail: tcwebb@grm.net

Tanager Place - Cedar Rapids
Judy Price
2309 C Street, SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 365-9164
Fax: (319) 365-6411
World Wide Web: http://www.tanagerplace.org
E-mail: info@tanagerplace.org

Warren County Foster Parent Association
Mike Adams
Warren County DHS, Box 729
Indianola, IA 50125

West Central Iowa Support Group for Foster/Adoptive Parents
420 W. 19th Street
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-9281
E-mail: joevanpar@rocketmail.com

Western Iowa Support Team
Barb Coye
P.O. Box 561
Carroll, IA 51401
(712) 792-6787

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Search Support Groups

Adoption Experience
Route 5, Box 22
Osceola, IA 50213
(515) 342-4803

Adoption Experience
1105 Fremont
Des Moines, IA 50316

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Paula Skeel
308 S. Johnston Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 339-4357
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
Mary Phipps
790 Lilly Lane
Boone, IA 50036
(515) 432-9356
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
130 33rd Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
National Headquarters
Kristi Carman
2000 Walker Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 263-9558
Toll Free: (800) 822-2777
Fax: (515) 263-9541
World Wide Web: http://www.cubirthparents.org
E-mail: info@cubirthparents.org

Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
500 Kimberly Lane
Des Moines, IA 50317

Family Search Services
P.O. Box 30106
Des Moines, IA 50310-0106

Iowa Reunion Registry
Judy Wilkins
P.O. Box 8
Blairsburg, IA 50034-0008

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