IFAPA - A Resource for Iowa’s Foster, Adoptive & Kinship Families

The Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association has been serving as a resource to foster, adoptive and kinship families in Iowa for nearly 45 years. IFAPA is a non-profit organization that empowers, supports and advocates for these families. Membership with IFAPA is free for Iowa's foster, adoptive and kinship families.

IFAPA Workshops for Foster & Adoptive Parents & Workers


Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Foster Care
SATURDAY, SEPT 23rd 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Ankeny -  3 hours training credit

The Good Enough Parent: Promoting Mental Health in Young Children
SATURDAY, SEPt 23rd  1:15 - 4:30 p.m. Ankeny -  3 hours training credit


To register for one of the above classes,
call 800-277-8145 or REGISTER HERE.

To view classes approved for Social Work CEUs, click here.


Current News



We need your help now to Save the Adoption Tax Credit! Here is how you can help:

 Quickly and easily send your members of Congress a message by visiting http://AdoptionTaxCredit.org/Take-Action/.

Be sure to include your name, mailing address, and email address so that your members of Congress are able to respond to you!

Adoption Respite Changes:

After July 1, the new DHS contractors will be taking over the Adoption Respite Program. 

Click here to find the new Adoption Respite Billing forms for respite taken after June 30, 2017.






THANK YOU for your passion and commitment to provide a safe loving home to children.





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