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

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5 New Year's Resolutions of a Domestic Violence Survivor

2019 was a tough year for many of us. Maybe you left an abuser, dealt with a stalker, or were raped. The effects of violence are real.
Can't sleep? Feeling hopeless? Anxious? Self-esteem so low it's non-existent?

You can't change the past, but there are things you can do to change your future. 2020 offers each of us a chance to begin again, to change those thoughts and patterns that haunt us. If you've endured domestic violence, it might feel like the deck is stacked against you. And in a lot of ways, it is. But you aren't doomed.
Starting now, you can[...]