Stay Connected Through Events with Iowa Family Support Network


The Iowa Family Support Network would like to keep you posted on upcoming events in your area. Whether you are a parent or a provider, we will do our best to post any workshops, conferences, classes, and kid friendly events that are close to you!

  1. Free Prewinter Community Car Checkup

    10/20/2018 @ 09:00am
    Des Moines, Iowa, North High School Parking Lot

    A Free Prewinter Community Car Checkup will be taking place in the parking lot at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa from 9:00 AM to Noon (or for the first 500 cars). Services that can be provided: Replace lights, Windshield wipers, Check tires, Fill fluids, Maintenance related items, referrals, and Carseat checks. Donuts and hotdog baskets will be provided for free as well.

  2. Acute Traumatic Incident Processing workshop

    10/24/2018 @ 08:30am
    Holiday Inn Ameristar at 2202 River Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

    The website states the following:

    "This one-day Acute Traumatic Incident Processing workshop will assist you in providing psychological first-aid. Participants will learn how to use use eye movements and other strategies to treat psychological emergencies."

    "This will boost your skills in:

    •Stabilization skills to use before, during and after crisis

    •Grounding skills to use before, during and after crisis

    •Acute Traumatic Incident Processing (A-TIP) to treat crisis situations (emotional and psychological)

    •Triage crisis situations and if necessary, refer to qualified mental health professionals"

    To register and see the agenda visit: https://emdrandbeyond.com/events-1/atip

  3. Flu Vaccinations Available in Fremont County

    10/24/2018 @ 05:00pm
    301 Main Street, Sidney, Iowa

    Fremont Co. Publick Health at Southwest Iowa Home Health Office will be providing vaccines from 5-7PM: $25 Regular Influenza Vaccine, $51 High Dose Influenza Vaccine (65 & older), VFC vaccines available at SWIHH for any child between ages 0-19 years old that has Medicaid, No insurance, or Under-insured! No Out of Pocket Cost for those with Traditional Medicare. Please have card available.

  4. Flu Vaccinations Available in Fremont County

    10/27/2018 @ 12:00pm
    301 Main Street, Sidney, Iowa

    Fremont Co. Public Health at Southwest Iowa Home Health Office will be providing vaccines from 12-2PM: $25 Regular Influenza Vaccine, $51 High Dose Influenza Vaccine (65 & older), VFC vaccines available at SWIHH for any child between ages 0-19 years old that has Medicaid, No insurance, or Under-insured! No Out of Pocket Cost for those with Traditional Medicare. Please have card available.

  5. Halloween Kids Party

    10/27/2018 @ 06:00pm
    3003 Woodland Ave Des Moines, Iowa

    There will be a costume party with games, food, drinks, candy, and a dance contest from 6-9pm at the Four Seasons Clubhouse at 3003 Woodland Ave in Des Moines.

  6. Film Screening - No Small Matter

    10/29/2018 @ 06:00pm
    Cedar Rapids Public Library 450 5th Avenue Southeast Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

    "No Small Matter is the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for social justice in America today—early childhood education. Through poignant stories and surprising humor, the film lays out the overwhelming evidence for the importance of the first five years, and reveals how our failure to act on that evidence has resulted in an everyday crisis for American families, and a slow-motion catastrophe for the country." To register go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-no-small-matter-tickets-51159275771

  7. Christmas Assistance Sign-ups

    11/05/2018 @ 09:00am
    6123 Scout Trail Des Moines, IA

    Christmas Assistance Sign-ups will be November 5th through November 9th 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:30pm. You will need to bring a valid photo id for all adults in the household, proof of residence (such as a current piece of mail), and id for all children in the household (such as birth certificate or medical card).

    For more information please call 515-282-3599

  8. Christmas Assistance Sign-up

    11/09/2018 @ 09:00am
    6123 Scout Trail Des Moines, IA

    Christmas Assistance Sign-ups will be November 5th through November 9th 2018 from 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:30pm. You will need to bring a valid photo id for all adults in the household, proof of residence (such as a current piece of mail), and id for all children in the household (such as birth certificate or medical card).

    For more information please call 515-282-3599