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Iowa Department of Human Services

 

Iowa Department of Human Services

The Iowa Department of Human Services is a state agency of Iowa, headquartered in the Hoover State Office Building in Des Moines.[1] The agency provides human services.

Juvenile correctional facilities

The Eldora State Training School for Boys in Eldora is the juvenile correctional facility for boys.[2] The Toledo Iowa Juvenile Home/Girls State Training School (IJH/GSTS) is located in Toledo.[3]

In the late 1800s the Iowa Industrial School for Girls at Mitchellville was Iowa's juvenile correctional facility for girls.[4] It was originally established in 1880.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Director's Office." Iowa Department of Human Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  2. ^ "Eldora State Training School for Boys." Iowa Department of Human Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  3. ^ "Toledo Iowa Juvenile Home/Girls State Training School." Iowa Department of Human Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  4. ^ Wood, Sharon E. The Freedom of the Streets: Work, Citizenship, and Sexuality in a Gilded Age City. The University of North Carolina Press, 2005. Chapel Hill and London. 187. ISBN 0-8078-5601-0 (paperback).
  5. ^ Lyle, Leon. "SOCIAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN IN IOWA: THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS." Government of Iowa. January 1957. 20 (20/51). Retrieved on October 3, 2010.

External links

  • Iowa Department of Human Services
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