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BIG CHANGES AT DHS
06.17.19
Big news today out of the Department of Human Services - Director Jerry Foxhoven resigned effective immediately.  Department of Public Health Director... Read More...
LEGISLATOR RESIGNING, SENATE COMMITTEE CHANGES
06.14.19
Rep. Lisa Heddens (D-Ames) announces she will resign from the Iowa Legislature, prompting a special election for this Ames sweat.  Rep. Heddens is a... Read More...
Governor Finishes Actions on Bills
05.24.19
With just minutes to spare before the three-day Memorial Day weekend, Governor Kim Reynolds took final action on the remaining bills sent to her this... Read More...
Session Ends!
04.27.19
After late nights and long debates, controversy and agreement, the 2019 Iowa Legislature has adjourned for the year.  They will not come back together... Read More...
State Representative Changes Parties; Now a Democrat
04.23.19
As. hard as we try, we just cannot keep our Guide to the Iowa Legislature updated!!!  First, Sen. Danielson resigned early in session.  Now, Rep. Andy... Read More...


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Share Your Thoughts on Children's Mental Health Services

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If you have things to say about the mental health services available to Iowa kids, now is your chance!  The Iowa Department of Human Services has a planning grant to learn more about how to serve families.  Through that grant, the ASK Resource Center will hold meetings to learn about the needs of families and their youth with mental health needs. The meetings are being held in communities across the state, and are for family members and youth.  At these events, you can share thoughts and ideas about how to make services better.  You will also have the chance to connect with other family members and youth.

Focus groups will be held in Ottumwa (March 11), Davenport (March 12), Des Moines (March 25), Atlantic (March 26), Sioux City (March 27), and Cedar Rapids (April 1).  For full details and registration, click here.  Space is limited so please register for these events.