Janet N. Melby receives matching funds from two CPPC Allied Agencies

October 29, 2018

Janet Melby, adjunct professor in human development and family studies and director of the Child Welfare Research and Training Project, received matching funds for the AmeriCorps Partnering to Protect Children (APPC) from two separate Community Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC) Allied Affiliate sites, Art Force Iowa ($3,000) and Community Youth Concepts ($1,500). Funds will supplement support for the program obtained through Volunteer Iowa and the Iowa Department of Human Services. The overarching aim is to strengthen families and protect children by building capacity of local communities to implement evidence-informed and evidence-based prevention strategies to prevent child mental, physical, and sexual abuse and neglect.

Contact Details:

Name: Janet N. Melby
Phone: 515-294-6392
Department: in human development and family studies