The Four Oaks Enterprise comprised of Four Oaks and Affordable Housing Network, Inc., work together to best serve children and families across Iowa. By combining resources and collaborating across programs and sites, we are able to create a continuum of care to address a variety of barriers to success. This comprehensive approach creates improved, more long-lasting results for those we serve. 

Four Oaks

Committed to helping children and families and assure their success through the use of innovative care to build a stronger tomorrow.

Affordable Housing
Network, Inc.

Provides decent safe and sustainable housing which promotes stability for families and individuals, and creates community.

What We Do

We’re Here
for You

When children hurdle obstacles to success, whether it be housing, education, family stability, or safety, our families, homes, neighborhoods, and communities become stronger. Four Oaks believes in a family-centered approach. Children need adults to guide them. Sometimes, adults need help with parenting. We work to heal and to help families become stronger.

Affordable Housing

Healthy, growing communities are supported through our apartments and townhomes in Cedar Rapids and Dubuque, Iowa.

Foster Care & Adoption

Four Oaks cares for Iowa's foster children by recruiting and retaining stable, nurturing, and diverse foster and adoptive families.

Prevention Services

Children avoid future trauma through our preventative programs.

Community Based Services

Four Oaks trains, teaches, and helps others learn how they can more effectively expect success for the children in their care.

Treatment Services

Our in-patient programs offer healing, hope, and a healthy environments for Iowa’s most severely crisised children.

Our Impact

Our Impact To Date

Individuals impacted last year by the Four Oaks Enterprise
Served by our Education & Workforce Services
Served by our Home and Community Services
served by our Juvenile Justice Services
served by our Residential Treatment & Shelter Services
served by our Behavior Health Services


Ways to Give

We know that when children hurdle all obstacles to success, whether it be housing, education, family stability or safety; our families, homes, neighborhoods and communities are stronger. YOU are the reason this is possible.


Your generous gift helps ensure success for many of Iowa’s kids and families.


By partnering with Four Oaks, you can make an impact on youth and families in your community.

Corporate Partnerships

Support Four Oaks through annual partnerships, event sponsorships, and employee volunteerism programs.

News & Events



The Gazette: Mary Beth O’Neill’s guest column, “Iowa needs diverse foster families”

Guest column by Mary Beth O’Neill that appeared in The Gazette: As an
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Welcome to our new blog!

Welcome to our new blog! Educators, we see you, and we hear you.
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Trauma-Informed looks like… Part #4 – Paying Attention to Basic Needs (while bowling)

My niece and nephew had never been bowling before. When my sister and
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Trauma-Informed looks like… Part #3 – Mindfulness

Trauma-Informed looks like… Part #3 – Mindfulness You don’t have to look very hard to find
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Trauma-Informed looks like… Part #2 – Deep Listening & How to do it

Trauma-Informed looks like… Part #2 – Deep Listening & How to do it
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