WE ARE DEDICATED TO HELPING THOSE WHO ARE HURTING

Anyone who has been affected by domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, homicide and any other violent crime.

We are here for you and we believe you. We want to restore hope, safety, and freedom from violence by providing 24/7 support and statewide resources.


Professional Staff

All advocates have been through extensive training to best serve each caller individually.


Compassionate & Confidential

Your safety is our top priority and we are here to help you.


24/7 Helpline

Trained advocates are available to take your calls 24/7 at 1.800.770.1650 or text ‘iowahelp’ to 20121.

How you can restore hope and safety for others


Blog

BELIEVING SURVIVORS: OVERCOMING DOUBT AND GUILT

This was it.

Every parent's nightmare.

His precious little girl with tears streaming down her face.

Broken. Hurting. Telling the most unbelievable story.

It couldn't be true? Could it?

His doubt was partially anchored in the who. His brother would never have touched her. It was unimaginable. He was a good uncle, friend, and father himself. He couldn't have done something so...awful.

And even if, in some bizarre world that was possible, what did that mean for his baby girl? That she was violated? Could she ever be whole again? He couldn't wrap his head around that. And if it had been[...]