The Iowa Department of Human Services
is the state owned government agency. It is responsible to provide human services and other welfare programs in the state of Iowa. It’s headquartered in Hoover
State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa, United States. The Department mainly focuses on services that works on the welfare of child and provides them save environment. In addition, the department offers protection to dependent adult. Few youth services are also being run to support them to their future goals. Sound mental health, better facility to disable is other main objectives of the department. Besides this, affordable housing, economic support is also given by this department to needy people. The department publishes its financial reports and Budget
under its transparency policy.
Services and Method of Operations
Coming to the services by the Department of Human Services, it provides various health services and food assistance programs to the children, adults, senior Citizen
and families residing in the state of Iowa. A person is provided with several health care options like Medicaid, hawk-i, long term care and Medicare
plans. To provide health care plans and services, Dhs
Iowa has associated with various health care providers and partners throughout the state. The department also provides online services relating to applications, service portals, and appeals. DHS Iowa has set up a network of offices across the state of Iowa to provide services to the people. DHS Iowa has invented various models and runs initiative relating to welfare services.