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  • In-Home Family Services

    Boys Town's In-Home Family Services℠ in Iowa have been helping families stay together since 1989.Family Consultants go to the homes of Iowa families who are in or near crisis and in danger of having a child removed from the home. No matter what the underlying cause — economic hardship, substance abuse, marital issues, family conflicts, health challenges or others — the goal is to prevent children from being taken from their home or to reunify them with their family if outside placement is necessary.

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  • Courage

    Robyn thought that violence was normal in a domestic relationship. When she couldn't find the courage to leave her abusive boyfriend, the state stepped in and removed her three children from her care. Despondent over the loss of her kids and seeing no other way out, Robyn attempted suicide by overdosing on prescription drugs. It was at this point, that Robyn finally reached out for the help she and her family so desperately needed. Today, thanks to Boys Town, Robyn is on the path to recovery and a reunited family.

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  • Rescued

    Orphaned as a young boy, Edward was abused, neglected and humiliated by relatives for 12 years. After his aunt and uncle rescued him, they turned to Boys Town to help him adjust to life in a family. Edward's Boys Town Family Consultant helped him set goals, finish school and learn to trust again. Watch how your support helps kids like Edward replace hell and torture with hope and transformation.

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  • Family

    Jason and Alondra were caught in an unhealthy, abusive relationship. Fighting and alcohol abuse in front of their two-year old daughter threatened to break their family apart. See how your support of Boys Town's In-Home Family Services helped this family get on its feet, get healthy and get back together.

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  • Building Homes

    Home improvement star, Josh Temple, turns to Boys Town when he needs help and advice with his kids. He trusts the parenting experts at Boys Town. As a familiar face on television these days, Josh is sharing his support for Boys Town and our mission with as many people as possible. Learn more at

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​​The ​stories provided about the children and families in our care are real. In some cases, names my be changed and details altered to protect their privacy and therapeutic interests.