A Guide to Iowa Child Caring and Placing Agencies, 1955

(1955) A Guide to Iowa Child Caring and Placing Agencies, 1955. University of Iowa


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This handbook published under the auspices of the Institute of Public Affairs of the State University of Iowa, the Division of Child Welfare of the State Department of Social Welfare, and the Iowa Association of Children's Agencies and Institutions, is intended to describe the facilities of the public and private child caring and placing agencies in Iowa. It makes no attempt to evaluate the facilities or services of the agencies. In scope it is limited' to those private institutions which are licensed by the State Department of Social Welfare and those public institutions under the Board of Control of State Institutions which are for the care of state wards. It is hoped that the material presented here will be useful to all people concerned with children and their needs. Parents, teachers, ministers, doctors, lawyers, public officials, public and private social welfare agencies and other lay and professional people 1nay find herein a better understanding of the needs of some of Iowa's children and the facilities available for them.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Iowa, Child Care, Child Care Agencies, Social Welfare, State Institutions
Subjects: Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Children and youth
Social issues and programs > Children and youth > Child care
Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights
ID Code: 45918
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 26 Sep 2023 15:46
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2023 15:46
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/45918