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

We believe you and are here to support you. You don't need to disclose anything you aren't comfortable with.

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


Hope in the Darkest Times

You're not the only person struggling. I can promise you that.
When I first got into the social work field, I had never heard someone talk about suicide. Now I'm not shocked to hear someone tell me they've considered it- or even attempted. Life is hard- especially for victims and survivors- and shouldn't be endured alone. That's just not how we were made to live.
Of course, there are all kinds of people, and not all of us want to be around others constantly. I consider myself an introvert: feeling most recharged after several hours alone. Days spent with tons[...]