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To report child or dependent adult abuse, please call 1-800-362-2178.

To report a change to your Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or FIP case call, please call 1-877-347-5678.

For Child Care payments or registration, please call 1-866-448-4605 or visit the appropriate Child Care Web Portal:

For questions about your case or to contact your worker, click HHS office map to locate the phone number.

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Abuse Registry

Abuse Reporting

Adoption Investigators (Certified)

Adult Abuse

  • 1-800-362-2178 toll free

Adult/Elderly Services

  • 1-800-338-8366

After Care Service Network

Anatomical Gift Public Awareness and Transplantation Fund

Annual County Service Contract List

Public Health Annual Reports


Antibiotic Resistance


Barriers to Prenatal Care Project

Better Choices, Better Health

Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates


Brain Injuries, Advisory Council

Brain Injury Services Program


Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention & Management

Bureau of Emergency Trauma Services

Bureau of Environmental Health Services

Bureau of Family Health

Funding Opportunities

Bureau of Health Statistics

Bureau of HIV, STI and Hepatitis

Bureau of Immunization & TB

Bureau of Nutrition & Physical Activity

Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems

Bureau of Policy & Workforce Services

Bureau of Public Health Performance

Bureau of Radiological Health

Bureau of Substance Abuse

  • Cultural Competency Treatment Project
  • Families in Focus
  • Iowa Behavioral Health Reporting System (IBHRS)
  • Prevention Related Programs
  • Program Licensure and Regulation


Care for Kids (EPSDT Care for Kids)

Careers at HHS

Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE)

Certificate of Need

Child Care

Child Placing Agencies

Child Protection Centers

Child Vision Screening

Child Support


Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders

  • To learn more about the 24/7 facility that provides secure, inpatient treatment for sexual offenders who are believed to be a high risk for sexually re-offending see the CCUSO page.

Collaborative Service Agreements

Commodities/Food Distribution

Community Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC)

Council on Health and Human Services

Council on Human Services


County Offices

  • To apply for benefits or ask questions, contact your local office. Use the HHS office map to find the office contact information. 



Cytomegalovirus (CMV)


Data and Surveillance Reports (Acute Disease)

Data Sharing Agreements

Developmental Disabilities

  • The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council promotes the development of a coordinated system of services and supports that provide opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to be independent, productive, integrated and included in their communities. To learn more see the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council’s website.


Disaster Behavioral Health Services

Estate Recovery

Exceptions to Policy


Falls Prevention for Iowa

Family Investment Program (FIP)


Foster Care

Foster Care Recovery Unit 

  • 1-888-229-9223 toll free or 515-369-2844

Fraud Reporting

Gaining Ground

Genetics and Infant Screening


Group A Streptococcus

Group B Streptococcus

Group Foster Care Facilities

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)


Hawki (Healthy & Well Kids in IA)

hawk-i Outreach

Head Lice

Health Care

For application assistance or to ask questions, contact your local office. Use the HHS office map to find the office contact information. 

To report changes to an existing case:

Call: 1-877-347-5678
FAX: 515-564-4041

Healthcare-associated Infection Prevention

Healthy Child Care Iowa (HCCI)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis D

Hepatitis E



Home- and Community-Based Waivers

  • Program Information
  • AIDS/HIV 515-256-4641
  • Brain Injury 515-256-4653
  • Children's Mental Health 515-256-4642
  • Elderly 515-256-4642
  • Ill & Handicapped 515-256-4641
  • Intellectual Disabilities 515-256-4661
  • Physical Disability 515-256-4661
  • To report changes to an existing case:

    Call: 1-877-347-5678
    FAX: 515-564-4041

Hot Lines

Public Health Regulatory Programs


Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children

  • 515-281-5730

Interstate Compact for Juveniles

Integrated Claims Recovery Unit (Processes interstate matches for duplicate public assistance and establishes claims for recoupment.)


Iowa Board of Medicine

Iowa Board of Nursing

Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Iowa Dental Board

Iowa Disease Surveillance System (IDSS)

Iowa Gambling Treatment Program

Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network

Iowa Natural Hair Braiding Registry

Iowa Newborn Screening Program

Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (IPOST)

Iowa Plan for Behavioral Health

Iowa Public Health Data

Iowa State Board of Health

Iowa Student Health Screening Requirements

Iowa's Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program


Juvenile Facility

Juvenile Justice

  • Delinquency Services 515-242-5452

Lead Poisoning Prevention





Local Public Health Contracts

Lyme Disease



Medical Assistance / Medicaid

Nursing Facility Care (Medicaid)


Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Meningitis (Meningococcal invasive disease)

Mental Health


Newborn Hearing Screening


Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Office of Disability, Injury & Violence Prevention


Office of the Director


Cannabis Regulation

Parent Partners

PARIS - Public Assistance Reporting Information System

  • P.O. Box 36570, Des Moines, IA 50315
  • Call 877- 855-0021
  • FAX 515-564-4095
  • Email

Preferred Drug List

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)


Poliomyelitis (Polio)

Pregnancy Options

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

Promise Jobs


Public Health Data

Public Records Request

Quick Reads


Record Check Evaluations

Refugee Services

Reports, Iowa Public Health Data

Research and Ethics Review Committee

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)

Rubella (German Measles)

Runaway Children - Out of State

  • 515-281-3123

Rural Health and Primary Care

Safe and Together Model - a response to domestic violence

Safe Haven for Infants


Saving Your Brain

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)



Social Security Office (Federal Government) 

Special Needs Children

State Innovation Model (SIM)

State Medical Examiner's Office

Statewide Perinatal Care Program

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Program

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Syndromic Surveillance


  • Independent Living (Foster Care for 16 and Older) 515-242-5271
  • State Training School for Boys at Eldora 641-858-5402
  • Delinquency, Juvenile Justice Programs - 515-242-5452


Tick-borne and Mosquito-borne Disease

Title V Needs Assessment

Toxic Shock Syndrome



Typhoid Fever

Vaccines for Children

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Vital Records

Voter Registration

  • See Voter Registration information on the Iowa Secretary of State's website.
  • You can get help registering to vote when you apply for HHS assistance programs.

Waiver Programs


West Nile Virus

Western Equine Encephalitis (WEE)

Winter Weather Precautions and Information

Yellow Fever

Your Life Iowa


General Information:

If you need further assistance in locating the appropriate office to address your concerns, please call toll free to 800-972-2017.

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