FAQ

Q: What does it cost ?
A: FAMILY’s home visits are free to all families in Pottwattamie County.  Call Jean at (712) 256-9566 Ext 205 or email her at jbohnker@familyia.org to enroll.

Q:How are you funded?
A: FAMILY receives funding from donations and grants. Some of our funding partners include Boost4Families, Delta Dental, Iowa Department of Education, Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa West Foundation, Pottawattamie County Community Foundation, Prevent Child Abuse Iowa, Promise Partners, Safe Kids Worldwide, and United Way.

Q: How do I enroll in the home visitation program?
A: Contact Jean Bohnker at 712-256-9566 Ext 205 or email her at jbohnker@familyia.org.

Q: How do I enroll in the maternal health program?
A: Contact Katie Bonnet at 712-256-9566 Ext 209 or email her at kbonnet@familyia.org.

Q: How do I know if my child is on track?
A: FAMILY offers a variety of child development screenings.  Contact Jean Bohnker at (712) 256-9566 Ext 205 or email her at jbohnker@familyia.org to schedule a visit or go to http://www.easterseals.com/site/PageNavigator/ntlc10_mffc_homepageasq.html to complete an online questionnaire to assess your childs development.

Q:How can I help?
A: If you are interested in volunteering or making a donation to help “build the future right from the start,” contact Cheryl Gerharter at 712-256-9566 Ext 206 email her at cgerharter@familyia.org.

Q:What is a home visit?
A:To view a home visit click here

Q: Why invest in home visitation?
A. To hear John Pepper, Former CEO of Procter and Gamble speak on the economic benefits of home visitation click here