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Building a community of caring

Building a community of caring

August 2, 2016

The Four Oaks Mason City team is collaborating with the North Iowa community, bringing how kids and families navigate trauma to the forefront

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TotalChild is reaching goals and changing lives thanks to community support

TotalChild is reaching goals and changing lives thanks to community support

August 2, 2016

The Four Oaks mission statement says, “We assure children become successful adults.” But several years ago, Four Oaks Board members asked us how we knew that.

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Creating a culture of hope

Creating a culture of hope

August 2, 2016

"No one values us.” For kids living in the Wellington Heights neighborhood in Cedar Rapids, that is exactly how they feel the community sees them.

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Couple helps transition children to forever homes

Couple helps transition children to forever homes

April 22, 2016

Both teachers, Marilyn and Paul share a lifelong passion for children. One evening a few years ago, their lives took a new turn when the couple was watching a television program about a foster family.

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Medicaid Managed Care scheduled to begin April 1

Medicaid Managed Care scheduled to begin April 1

February 25, 2016

Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) is transitioning its service to a new managed care program called Iowa Health Link. Four Oaks is ready to help current clients with this transition, and we would be happy to serve new clients was well.

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TotalChild ensures long-term success

TotalChild ensures long-term success

December 11, 2015

Seth admits that a few years ago, he wasn’t hanging out with the best people and he was doing things he shouldn’t. Fast-forward three years, and Seth has graduated from high school and is in his second year in college.

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TotalChild ensures long-term success

TotalChild ensures long-term success

December 11, 2015

Seth admits that a few years ago, he wasn’t hanging out with the best people and he was doing things he shouldn’t. Fast-forward three years, and Seth has graduated from high school and is in his second year in college.

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Four Oaks receives Dubuque Racing grant

Four Oaks receives Dubuque Racing grant

May 29, 2015

Four Oaks was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Dubuque Racing Association to upgrade Conference Room technology at the Dubuque facility.

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Donations needed to help house homeless families in Cedar Rapids

Donations needed to help house homeless families in Cedar Rapids

November 24, 2014

Homelessness. It happens here. And for that reason, Four Oaks was one of four agencies across the U.S. selected to help homeless parents get on their feet again. Each month, we place three homeless families in stable housing, but we need your help.

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