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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Domestic Violence Can Happen to Anyone

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month - It's time to recognize the prevalence of domestic violence (DV) and do something about it.

We've all heard of DV and probably feel like we have a pretty good understanding of it. But maybe society's idea of violence and abuse isn't quite right. Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Victims aren't all from a certain demographic; they are found among every race, ethnicity, gender, and age group. No one chooses to be a victim of violence. It isn't the victim's fault, and it happens more often than you think. Set aside what you have always[...]