Start the Process
Thank you for your interest in foster care and adoption!
The following information is necessary in order to begin your journey. All information that you submit to Iowa KidsNet is completely confidential to Iowa KidsNet and the Iowa Department of Human Services. If you decide to pursue a foster care license and/or adoption approval, we are required to submit your home study to the Iowa Department of Human Services and they are the only other workers who may access your information.
Please make sure everything you type in below is accurate and completed to the best of your ability. If you have difficulty completing this form, feel free to contact us at 1.800.243.0756.
The term "applicant" refers to the persons who will sign the applications for foster care and/or adoption. Applicants must be legal residents of the United States, residents of Iowa, and age 21 or older. If there is only one applicant, do not complete any information under Applicant 2.