About The Iowa Association of Community Providers

One day, all Iowans will live, learn, and work in their community of choice.

For more than 35 years, IACP has advocated for Iowa providers. IACP is the state trade association representing over 150 community-based organizations of more than 30,000 employees that support Iowans in need of mental health and disability services. We provide services in all 99 counties and annually contribute over $1.3 billion to our state’s economy!

You Can't Afford to NOT Be a Member

Reason Why #1: Legislative Presence
Influence public policy and drive systems change.

Reason Why #2: Training Opportunities
Prepare for the competitive environment.

Reason Why #3: Regulatory Information
Keep up with cutting-edge strategies.

Reason Why #4 - Communications
Utilize the website, bulletin, emails, and more.

Reason Why #5 - Participation
Share ideas with by participating in a committee.

Reason Why #6 - Benefit Programs
Access employee programs that save you money.

Reason Why #7 - Networking
Connect with colleagues in your field.

Reason Why #8 - National Representation
Become affiliated with ANCOR and APSE, and automatically gain membership with NCBH - all entities at the forefront of shaping critical national policy issues.

But wait...there's more!

Vision for the Future

GOAL: 100% access to affordable, seamless services for all Iowans.

GOAL: Competitive, integrated, community-based employment available for all Iowans.

GOAL: 100% state investment in community-based services, NOT in institutional care.

GOAL: Iowans participate as citizens in and of the community of their choice.


"IACP provides the resources needed to effectively advocate on behalf of those we serve."
Bob Hebl - Discovery Living, Inc.

"IACP has been an important part of my professional development." 
Patrick Costigan - Hills & Dales

"IACP is an essential partner as we carry our mission forward now and into the future." 
David VanNingen - Hope Haven, Inc.

"The IACP conference and trainings are vastly superior to others in our industry that I have attended over the years."
Todd Seifert - DAC, Inc.

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