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Iowa Foster Care


Steps to Becoming a Foster Home in Iowa :
  1. Call the Iowa KidsNet number at 1.800.243.0756 for information and to get an inquiry packet.
  2. Attend an orientation session.
  3. Do PS-MAPP training.
  4. Complete a home study. A social worker will evaluate your home and environment.
  5. Become licensed.
  6. Welcome a child into your home!
  7. Use your Iowa KidsNet support services as needed.
Contact Information :
For more information on becoming a foster parent in Iowa contact

E-mail: kidsake@iakids.org
Phone: 800-243-0756
or utilize their contact form.

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