Contact Central Iowa Service Providers

A Global Wish Foundation

Home Studies - Domestic and International
Post Placement/Post Adoption Services
International Adoption Services


(515) 221-2231
Adoption Associates of Iowa

Domestic Home Studies
Post-Placement Services
Biological Parent Background
Oversee Non-Agency International Contested Custody Investigations

(515) 262-9047
(515) 965-2940

Adoption Associates of Iowa Website

6868 NE Berwick Dr.
Ankeny, IA 50021

Adoption Connection: The Iowa Center For Adoption

Domestic Adoption
Pregnancy Options Counseling
Birth Parent Services
Home Studies
Post Placement Services


(515) 965-8029

Adoption Connection Website

7405 University Ave.
Suite 6
Clive, IA 50325

America World Adoption - Iowa

International Adoptions
Domestic Home Study
Social Services Only

(800) 429-3369 Ext. 104

America World Website

1204 N. 7th Street
Indianola, IA 50125
Avalon Center

Domestic Adoptions
Domestic Home Studies
International Home Studies
Post Placement Services
Birth Parent Counseling


(641) 422-0070
1(866) 722-0070

Avalon Center Website

22 North Georgia Avenue Suite 102
Mason City, IA 50401
Bethany Christian Services of South Central Iowa

Free Pregnancy Counseling
Domestic Adoption Services
International Adoption Services
ADOPTS Trauma Therapy

Post-Adoptive Services


(515) 270-0824
1(888) 791-3981

Bethany Christian Services Website

316 E. 6th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Graceful Adoptions

Domestic Home Studies
Expectant Parent Counseling
Infant & Toddler Domestic Adoptions
Post Placement Services


(515) 225-6351
(877) 628-1415

Graceful Adoptions Website

6750 Westown Parkway
Unit 200-340

West Des Moines, IA 50266
Holt International Children's Services

International Adoption
Special Needs Adoption
10+ International Programs


(515) 570-9907
(402) 934-5031

Holt International Website

103 W. Main St.
Le Grand, IA 50142
Lutheran Family Service

Pregnancy Choice Counseling
Domestic Adoption Placement
Home Studies
Post Placement
Search and Reunion


(515) 573-3138
1(877) 510-2229

Lutheran Family Service Website

6200 Aurora Ave.
Suite 410W
Urbandale, IA 50322

Four Oaks

Foster Parenting
Special Needs Adoption


Iowa Foster Adoption

New Horizons Adoption Agency, Inc.

Infant Adoption
International Adoption
Home Studies
Post Placement Supervision & Support
Free Pregnancy Counseling

(641) 421-7332
(319) 848-3284

New Horizons Adoption Agency Website

103 East State Street
Mason City, IA 50401

Susan R. Gauger

ACSW, LISW, Certified Adoption Investigator

Prenatal Counseling
Domestic Adoption Home Studies
International Adoption Home Studies
Post-Placement Home Studies
Gay/Lesbian Friendly Investigator

(515) 277-3103
(515) 778-9658

7405 University Blvd.
Suite 6
Clive, IA 50325

Wendy Solawetz MS/LMFT

Certified Adoption Investigator

Home Study & Updates
Post-Placement Investigation
Birth Parent Counseling
Social & Medical Background
Post Adoption Therapy


(515) 988-6794

613 51st Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265