BELIEVE THE CHILD

Our mission is vital: keep children happy,

healthy, and keep the kids safe by preventing

child abuse and strengthening families.

In Black Hawk County, 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 4 boys will be sexually abused before they’re 18.

90% of child victims know their abuser.

Are you or someone you know being abused? Click here to let us know.

How We Keep the Kids Safe

Black Hawk County ranks one of the highest in the state of Iowa when it comes to reported child abuse cases.

Family & Children’s Council is the only agency providing programs and services to help prevent another child from becoming another statistic.

How You Can Make a Difference

We can’t carry out our mission of protecting children or strengthening families without YOUR generosity of time and financial support.

Join us and help keep the kids safe. 

Invests in Safe Childhoods