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Family Development and Self Sufficiency (FaDSS) Council

Council Meetings For FY 20

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

November 21, 2019 
Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa Room 3A  

March 26, 2020 
Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa Room 1A

May 21, 2020
Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa Room 3A

June 23, 2020
details TBD


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.

Council Agenda:  May 21, 2020

Iowa Code

Meeting materials for May 21, 2020

May 7- Training Subcommittee 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
Page.Eastin@iowa.gov

Lorie Easter - DHR
Phone : 515-281-3791
Lorie.Easter@iowa.gov

Angela Madison- DHS
Phone: 515-281-6082
amadiso@dhs.state.ia.us

Administrative Assistant:

Donna Bura - DHR
Phone : 515-281-3861
donna.bura@iowa.gov