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.


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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.

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When Home Isn't Safe

We're pretty good at safety in the US. We teach our kids to look both ways before crossing the road. We tell them not to talk to or take candy from a stranger. We lock our homes and cars, put up cameras, and install alarm systems. As an added layer of security, some of us have dogs or fences to intimidate potential intruders. But what happens when the danger isn't on the outside? What if who you fear lies in bed with you or in the next room?
 
Domestic violence is a constant threat for far too many Americans. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical[...]