To prevent child abuse and strengthen families in Black Hawk County.
Improvement of family relationships by teaching effective parenting skills.
Including education in schools, direct services and community outreach.
Provide advocacy to support families resulting in long term stability.
Parent Connection participant
“I recently gained joint custody of my daughter with the help of Parent Connection staff.
My daughter is doing so well and I’ve never been more confident as a father.
This program gave me everything I needed to make me the Dad that I’ve always wanted to be.”
“The Take Charge of Your Body program allows students to talk about difficult topics. Students have found the courage to come forward to share their stories and found adult help.
We’re very thankful for this program.”
“I was in a bad place when I became a mom. I had nothing to care for my son. I’m thankful that I got everything I needed for him and the help that I needed to make sure I was doing the right thing.”
Provides the essential infant safety items to be distributed to eligible families in need. Learn more...
Provides education, support and access to community resources through weekly home visits. Learn more...
We have two car seat safety technicians to assure the proper use and installation of infant/toddler safety seats.
A sexual abuse prevention program that educates adults to recognize and react to child abuse. Learn more...
Provides group-based parent education for parents of children birth to twelve (12) years of age. Learn more...
Teaches children how to distinguish between positive, inappropriate or unwanted touches. Learn more...
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They may also include household dysfunction such as witnessing domestic violence or growing up with family members who have substance use disorders.
ACEs are strongly related to the development and prevalence of a wide range of health problems throughout a person’s lifespan, including those associated with substance misuse.
Preventing ACEs and engaging in early identification of people who have experienced them could have a significant impact on a range of critical health problems. Take a look at this short video for additional insight...
Sponsors are critical for FCC to carry out our mission to keeping children safe and families strong.
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Attend Family and Children's Council community events regularly and support families in need.
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We can't carry out our mission of protecting children or strengthening families without YOUR generosity.
Our mission is to strengthen families and educate our community in the prevention of child abuse in Black Hawk County.
Proudly serving Black Hawk County and surrounding areas since 1980.
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316 West 5th St.
319 234 7600