Community Action Agencies

The Division of Community Action Agencies addresses issues facing families by bringing resources for the elderly, disabled and the low-income to the community level.


Job Vacancy--Statistical Research Analyst 3

The Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning (CJJP) is looking for a highly qualified individual capable of doing the work of a Statistical Research Analyst 3. Click here to access the job description and application process, or visit the State of Iowa job posting website at The application deadline is: Friday, October 2, 2015.

Family Development and Self Sufficiency
227 families participating in the Family Development and Self Sufficiency (FaDSS) program achieved a major education goal in 2014, including obtaining a high school, associate or bachelors degree.

Commissions, Boards & Councils

The DHR is your partner in building better communities for all who live here. We open doors, find answers, meet challenges and develop resources. We provide a link among agencies, nonprofits and outreach groups within the state, and between federal and state programs. Our approach stems from a Commission, Board and Council structure to ensure the distinct voices of all Iowans are heard.


Boards & Councils