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Family Development and Self Sufficiency (FaDSS) Council

Council Meetings For FY 21

All meetings will be from 11:00am to 1:00pm

September 17, 2020
Google Meet- see agenda for details

November 19, 2020
Google Meet- see agenda for details

March 25, 2021
Google Meet- see agenda for details

May 20, 2021

June 17, 2021
If needed

The Family Development and Self-Sufficiency (FaDSS) Council was established to study, fund and evaluate programs which provide developmental services to families who are at risk of long-term welfare dependency and family instability. The FaDSS Council allocates funds to grantees across the state. The council’s powers and duties are to serve in a policymaking and advisory role with respect to the family development and self-sufficiency program and to award grants administered by DCAA. Membership is on the Council is diverse and includes members from five state departments, three regent universities, three current or former recipients of the Family Investment Program, two business representative and one member representing service providers to persons experiencing domestic violence.

Next Council Meeting: March 25, 2021

Meeting Documents:

Grant Review Committee

Next Meeting: 3/22/21


Iowa Code

2/19/2021 Nomination Committee

Meeting Agenda

Administrative Rules

FaDSS Council Membership

Council By-Laws

FaDSS Council Member Nomination Form

FaDSS Council Member ApplicationFaDSS Council Member Application

FaDSS Council Staff

FaDSS Council Staff

Iowa Dept of Human Rights
Division of Comm. Action Agencies
Lucas State Office Bldg, 2nd floor
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Fax: 515-242-6119

Program Managers:

Page Eastin - DHR
Phone : 515-281-5938

Lorie Easter - DHR
Phone : 515-281-3791

Angela Madison- DHS
Phone: 515-281-6082

Administrative Assistant:

Donna Bura - DHR
Phone : 515-281-3861 

FaDSS Council Staff
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