Contact Statewide Service Providers

Many Service Providers offer statewide coverage without having an office in every region. This is a list of those 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 106
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
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
Hillcrest Family Services

Domestic Adoption
International Adoption
Post Placement Services
Birth Parent Counseling
Other Services

(319) 362-3149
(877) 437-6333

Hillcrest Family Services Website

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
Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association Support Groups
Foster/Adoptive Parent Liasions
Public Awareness

(515) 289-4567
(800) 277-8145

Iowa Foster & Adoptive Parents Assocation Website

6864 NE 14th Street
Suite 5
Ankeny, IA 50021
Iowa KidsNet Special Needs Adoption
Foster Parenting

1(800) 243-0756

Iowa KidsNet Website

6864 NE 14th Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
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

Teresa P. McElroy, 4-R-Kids

Licensed Child Placing Agency, Certified Adoption Investigator, Not Hague Certified

Infant Adoption Services
Domestic Adoption Services
Foster Care Licensure
Special Needs Adoption
Post Placement Services

(712) 258-8033
(712) 574-1680

4-R-Kids Website

3632 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51104