Donate Now
Newsletter Signup

6 in 10

Leave direct care yearly


Largest Sector of Workforce


OF Workforce is women


Care Workers Needed by 2020

What's So Special About Iowa CareGivers

Iowa CareGivers, founded in 1992 by a former nursing assistant, exists to ensure that all Iowans receive good care and support when and where they need it. It does that by serving the needs of those, who outside of family caregivers, provide most of that care and support...the direct care workforce.

Learn More »

What's so special?

What’s So Special About Those in Direct Care?

“They’re like family members.”  — Michael Westaby, Individual Served

“They’re unsung heroes of the medical field…Without them, I wouldn’t probably be where I’m at.” –Bruce Hamilton, Individual Served

What’s So Special about Our Programs? 

Iowa CareGivers Programs prepare those in direct care to serve the needs of Iowans by being:  Prepared, Connected, Informed, and Empowered.

Program Booklet

What's New?

Iowa CareGivers Partners with Telligen to Offer Mouth Care Matters Webinar - Click here to read more.

Join us! Final Two Direct Care Workforce 2020 Sessions - Be a Part of the Solution - Click here to learn more.

State Announces Change In Certified Nurse Aide Instructor Qualifications - Click here to learn more.

Ottumwa Job Corps' Direct Care Professional Students Graduate from Iowa CareGivers Student “Call to Mentoring” - Click here for more.

January/February 2018 Issue of HUB newsletter now available! - Click here to read the newsletter.

Save the Date: Iowa CareGivers 2018 Annual Conference - Click here read more.