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.

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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.

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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


A Back to School Letter to College Students

The first few weekends of college can really make or break your entire college experience. Your residence hall staff will probably tell you that the best time to get out and make new friends in college is in the first few weeks. That window is when everyone else is looking for new friends too. Some of you are trying to figure out which fraternity or sorority you want to join, or what club to be a part of. And understandably, many of you will find yourself at parties, bars, or on dating apps in an attempt to find them. And listen, I get it. I’ve been there.

For many of you, this is the[...]