Family Services

Just-in-Time Child Care Resources

Go here for referral and listing resources to coordinate alternative child-care arrangements for COVID-19-related school closures. Visit the University of Iowa coronavirus website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university’s response.

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Resources for Student Parents

The University of Iowa offers a variety of programs to support student parents.

Guide to Resources

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Family Services provides programs and resources for University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students to attract, retain, and engage them throughout their careers by providing an environment where individuals can be successful in their professional, academic, and personal lives.

Health and Productivity Report

Recent recap of results from Family Services and affiliated units

See the Report

Healthy Culture Checklist

Department-level practices that create a culture of well-being

Review What Works

Upcoming Events

[CANCELED] Cancelled / Postponed Employment Is Empowering: Disability + Employment Forum

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Employment is Empowering is a one-day training event to support people with disabilities in finding their place in the workforce. This one-of-a-kind learning experience will connect employers and service providers to resources and information to help the process of recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities. The event honors the memory of Bill Sackter--the original proprietor of Wild Bill’s Coffee Shop and perhaps Iowa City’s most beloved historical figure with disability-…

Cancelled / Postponed Employment Is Empowering: Disability + Employment Forum

5-2-1-0 Wellness Challenge for UI faculty/staff starts April 13 - Register now!

Monday, April 13, 2020

5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count Challenge  5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count is a four-week wellness challenge powered by the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative that encourages Iowans to practice behaviors that support healthy eating and an active lifestyle. Participants will track their healthy behaviors around the message of 5-2-1-0: 5 or more fruits or vegetables 2 hours or less of recreational screen time 1 hour or more of physical activity 0 sugary drinks – drink more water! Register now in…

5-2-1-0 Wellness Challenge for UI faculty/staff starts April 13 - Register now!
Contact Information

Family Services

Phone
Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 50
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States