Genesis Development is recognized as a dynamic leader, providing progressive and diverse services responsive to the needs of the people we serve.


Genesis Development is a private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit rehabilitation organization that provides support for people with disabilities. Rehabilitation services are provided through continuing assessments and goal setting. These goals are intended to address the needs and desires of those receiving services.


New programs, new group homes, company and service expansion, maintaining over 30 homes and things just wearing out mean that we are constantly in need of something. Click Here for our Wishlist.

If you have something you would like to donate, please contact Sara Morton at or your nearest Genesis location.


Throughout Iowa we are providing services in the areas of residential, employment, mental health, crisis intervention, transitional living and more to over 4,300 people by nearly 500 staff members.

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Fundraising Corner: Are Your Affairs in Order?

Are Your Affairs in Order? How important is having control of where your money goes after you’re no longer on this earth? Are there causes that are important to you that you want to include in your estate planning?   Making decisions now about what you want to do with...

New Website and Marketing Tools

The Development Team has been working on some new tools to help ease the flow of information about Genesis Development and its programs. The first project was the redesign of the company  website. In early 2017, Genesis partnered with Rippke Designs, a small web...

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