Foxhoven said he cannot promise tragedy won't strike again, but outlined numerous changes that he said he believes will make Iowa children safer.        

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  • Native Americans March For Their Children Placed With Foster Families
    He says when he marches, he thinks about the children in the child welfare system who have suffered ... Iowa’s Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven said DHS is already looking forward ...
    11/21/2018 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Iowa Senate confirms DHS director
    child welfare, mental health and disability services, along with a workforce topping 4,600 employees. At the time of his appointment, Foxhoven called the DHS job “a dream opportunity.” Often a lightni...
    03/21/2018 - 5:44 pm | View Link
  • Iowa DHS director asks for time to reshape agency
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    01/18/2018 - 10:05 am | View Link
  • Results of Investigation Into Iowa DHS Show Overworked, Undertrained Employees
    On Friday, the 106 pages of documented results released by the Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group paint ... workload and a culture that seems heavily compliance focused." DHS' new director, Jerry ...
    12/22/2017 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Jerry Foxhoven to succeed Chuck Palmer as Iowa DHS chief
    He served as DHS director twice, once from 1989 to 1999 and again in 2011 ... including food assistance, Medicaid, child welfare, mental health and disability services. Most recently, legislators have ...
    06/14/2017 - 1:31 pm | View Link
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    There is created within the department of human services a council on human services which shall act in a policymaking and advisory capacity on matters within the jurisdiction of the department.
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  • DAAT List
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    02/14/2019 - 11:43 pm | View Website
  • Home | Iowa Department of Human Services
    The Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) is the division of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) that administers the Medicaid program.
    02/10/2019 - 4:28 am | View Website
  • Grant Partners | Iowa Women's Foundation
    The Iowa Women’s Foundation is proud of its partnerships with over 100 state-based organizations since its founding in 1994. Learn more about the projects we have funded by year, issue, or location in Iowa.
    02/9/2019 - 12:58 pm | View Website
  • Counting Client Assets
    Adoption assistance. Adoption assistance is financial assistance provided to families adopting children with special needs. Adoption assistance may be state or federally funded.
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