Member Services and Benefits



  • Lobbying state and federal policymakers and administration leadership on issues that impact human services providers and Iowa children & families.
  • Forum for building and maintaining quality collaborations with government partners and other stakeholders in human service.
  • Individualized attention and technical assistance with government relations, organizational and program development.


  • Updates on public policy and promising practices, including links to latest resources and research of interest.
  • Action alerts and advisories on critical state and federal policy developments.
  • Collaborative communities of practice focused on outcomes measurement and financial management.


  • Annual meeting and special meetings for agency executives and senior level staff to provide the latest in human services management practices, board development and trends in the human services sector and field of behavioral health.
  • Opportunities to connect with state leaders at association-sponsored events.
  • Networking with colleagues through gatherings and webinars/teleconferences.

 Other Member Benefits

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