Resources for Pregnancy & Families
Baby Safe Haven
A project of the National Safe Haven Alliance, the Baby Safe Haven program allows mothers who feel they cannot care for their baby an option to place the child in a safe environment. Find information about the law in your state, and bring your baby to a safe haven location.
Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers support and resources for survivors of abuse ranging from instant online chat, a hotline to call, and/or a number to text to reach out. Learn more on their website.
Children and Families of Iowa
CFI provides services to improve the lives of children and families in Iowa through domestic violence prevention/intervention, teen programs, family support, mental health, and more. Seek and find the support you deserve on their website.
Iowa Department of Human Services
Iowa DHS offers state assistance, resources, and support of various kinds to pregnant and expecting mothers. Apply for assistance programs, inquire about family services, file a report, and more on their website.
Lutheran Family Services
Lutheran Services provides free programming and support to families and Iowa community members ranging from early childhood education and therapy to family safety and more. Learn more and reach out to their staff on their site.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and carries out programming to support survivors and prevent violence.
Planned Parenthood offers a variety of services to clients. Pregnant women can contact their local organization to inquire about pregnancy testing and services, patient education, and more.
Youth and Family Shelter Services
YSS provides pre- and post-natal care for young mothers, education, parenting and life skills, emergency services, and much more.
Iowa Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides support in the forms of supplemental nutrition programs for babies, children, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and postpartum mothers. Visit the website to see if you may qualify for WIC assistance.