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Foster care and adoption questions


Media inquiries

If you're interested in becoming a foster or adoptive family, please start here. For information about post-adoption support services, please call 1.800.243.0756.

If you're a DHS adoption worker starting the photolisting process, please email See more resources here.

For an in-depth look at Iowa KidsNet and foster care in Iowa, take a look at our media kit.


If you are a reporter with further questions, please contact:

Marissa Daily
Communications Coordinator

After Hours Telephone Tree For Foster Families

If you have an urgent need or concern that cannot wait until regular office hours, then please contact us using this

Meet some of our staff

These support and renewal specialists and post-adoption support specialists are the Iowa KidsNet staff you'll work with the most once you are licensed for foster care or approved for adoption. When you first begin your journey, you'll also get to know some of our recruiter-licensors who will help you through the process of becoming licensed or approved.

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