Member Services and Benefits

Mission Statement: To Enhance the Collective Impact of Member Agencies' Services to Children and Families.

Value on Investment Statement:  

Value on Investment (VOI) is more than the monetary return on your investment, it is a way to define the often overlooked and unexpected benefits of membership. VOI goes way beyond what you pay for something. Here is what you get when you join the Coalition for Family and Children's Services in Iowa. 

info Information and Insight (Critical Intelligence)
  • Website and member management system
  • Timely and relevant information and research
  • Improved efficiencies in members' operations
  • Action alerts, legislative weekly reviews, and updates
  • Collaborative communities, member polls, opportunities to serve
  • Annual workforce studies


impact Impacts

  • Strong lobbying efforts, with the representation of the Cope Murphy + Co. firm
  • Our initiatives create positive impacts
  • Connections and education from many state public/private alliances and partnerships
  • The right information to the right people at the right time
  • We are involved with more than 15 different state-wide committees, councils, workgroups, and teams
megaphone Initiatives
  • Workforce Matters, Families Matter
  • Sustaining Medicaid Builds Healthy Communities
  • Transformation Change: A Shared Responsibility




  • Proactive monitoring of issues
  • We are one of the most influential organizations in the state concerning issues affecting the Iowa child welfare system
  • Organized, informed, and collective voices make change
  • We believe in relationships and partnerships
  • Partners with the Iowa Department of Human Services, the Juvenile Court system, and the State of Iowa's Medicaid Managed Care Organizations 


people Interaction & Networking

  • Opportunities to make connections, share information, and learn best practices 
  • Open and honest strategic problem-solving roundtables
  • Connect members to other resources and opportunities to aid in their missions to support and grow vulnerable children and their families


Other Valuable Member Benefits

  • 15% discount on Relias
  • 25% discount on Council of Accreditation (COA) accreditation fees