Iowa HHS provides high quality programs and services that protect and improve the health and resiliency of individuals, families, and communities.


Societal Vision

Individuals, families, and communities are safe, resilient and empowered to be healthy and self-sufficient.


Organizational Vision

Iowa HHS is a trusted leader and partner in protecting health and providing high quality, equitable services.


Guiding Principles

Data Driven: We make informed, data-driven, and evidence-based decisions to drive quality and improve results.

Accountability: We use public resources responsibly to improve lives through the programs and services we provide.

Integrity: We generate trust through honest, respectful, and reliable work that we can be proud of.

Equity: We actively identify and remove barriers to access and inclusion so that we can provide all individuals an opportunity to succeed.

Communication: We communicate in a thoughtful and coordinated way to ensure individuals are well informed about our work.

Collaboration: We facilitate meaningful partnerships that focus on the voices of the individuals and communities we serve.