Chapter 29 – Family Services

(3/02; 9/02; 6/05; 8/06; 4/07; 9/16; 7/13/21)

University of Iowa Family Services provides programs, information, and referral assistance to faculty, staff, and students regarding their individual and family-related needs. The programs offered can help faculty, staff, and students to identify University and community services and resources. In addition, the Family Services staff are familiar with family-related University of Iowa policies. Specific programs and services include:

  1. Child care and school-age child care, and spring break and summer camp resources,
  2. Elder care,
  3. Guidance for supervisors of new parents,
  4. On-campus lactation resources, 
  5. Services to student families, 
  6. Financial well-being resources,
  7. Flexible work arrangements, and 
  8. Resource and referral.

For further information, see the Family Services website at or contact the Family Services Office, 121 University Services Building.