Services

FAMILY serves families in Pottawattamie County who are expecting a child or have a child under 5 years of age.  Services are provided free of charge to families in Pottawattamie County through the support of Early Childhood Iowa (Promise Partners), Iowa Child Abuse Prevention Project, Iowa West Foundation, and United Way of the Midlands.  FAMILY is committed to assisting parents in their roles as their child’s first and most influential teacher by providing many services. Among the services FAMILY offers are:

Home Visitation

Maternal Child Health Services

Breastfeeding Support Groups

Car Seat Checks

 

FAMILY OFFERS SPECIALIZED THERAPIES FOR INFANT MENTAL HEALTH AND MATERNAL DEPRESSION, including listening visits and Interpersonal Psychotherapy.  All of our Parent Educators are trained and can provide maternal depression screenings.  If you or someone you know may be suffering from maternal or postpartum depression, please contact Katie for a screening at 712-256-9566, ext. 209 or kbonnet@familyia.org.