Implementation Information

Successful implementation of the new contracts is crucial to Iowa’s child welfare system of care.  This page provides information related to contract implementation efforts.

The Department has convened an implementation team to assisst in leading the changes that will occur as the new service array procurements are implemented. This Service Area Implementation Team will use the charter provided below to guide their work.

 

Finalized Contracts

Below you will find copies of the new child welfare services contracts that are effective July 1, 2017.

Recruitment, Retention, Training and Support (RRTS) of Resource Families

  1. Western Service Area
  2. Northern Service Area
  3. Eastern Service Area
  4. Cedar Rapids Service Area
  5. Des Moines Service Area

Crisis, Intervention, Stabilization and Reunification Services

Child Welfare Emergency Services

  1. Contract Shell and Attachments B - H for all Contractors
  2. Contract Attachment A Detail by Contractor

Foster Group Care Services

  1. Contract Shell and Attachments B - F for all Contractors
  2. Contract Attachment A Detail by Contractor
  3. Contract Amendment 1 for all Contractors

Contracting 101

The documents below are intended to provide an overview of the new child welfare services contracts that are effective July 1, 2017.

Contract Performance Measures 

Maps and Counties of Responsibility

CISR / RRTS Protocols

Documents for CWES  

Documents for Group Care 

Documents for RRTS

Documents for SAL

Other Resources