Family Foster Care and Adoption Services is a division of Youth and Shelter Services, which meet the needs of runaways and homeless youths in the central Iowa area. Founded in 1976, the organization provides a range of services for youths and their families. It provides home studies that support family foster and adoptive homes, placement services, and education and supervision for foster and adoptive youths and their families. Youth and Shelter Services also offers adequate information to the general public regarding its programs and services and maintains adequate knowledge of the community services to act as referral sources. The organization is located in Ames, Iowa.