Abuse & Prevention

Appanoose County Family Alliance

Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC)

A local Child Abuse Prevention council working to ensure that all children have a happy & healthy childhood.

Contact Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
501 N. 12th St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-3885

Website: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/appanoose/content/community-partnerships-protecting-children


Children & Families of Iowa

Offering the following services: domestic violence services, youth and young adult programs, family support programs, early childhood development services, mental health services, integrated health home services, and substance abuse services.

Des Moines Office:

1111 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50314

Phone: 515-288-1981

Crisis Hotline: 515-243-6147

Ottumwa Office:

111 East Main St
Ottumwa, IA 50201

Phone: 641-954-1233

Website: cfiowa.org


Crisis Intervention Services (CIS)

Provide comprehensive sexual assault services, violent crime services, prevention programming, and emergency housing for victims of domestic abuse, sexual violence, and violent crimes for the counties of Appanoose, Davis, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Wapello, & Wayne.

500 High Ave. W
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Phone: 641-673-0336 (Office)

844-673-5499 (Emergency Housing Crisis line)

800-270-1620 (Sexual Assault Crisis line)

Website: stopdvsa.org

Email: help@stopdvsa.org


Family Crisis Center

Provide 24 hour crisis line, one-on-one counseling, general support services, court advocacy, medical advocacy, and housing advocacy.

1014 N. Elm St.
PO Box 446
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Phone: 641-683-1750

24/7 Crisis Line: 800-464-8340

Website: ottumwacrisiscenter.org


First Resources Corporation

Services for people with disabilities, families, mental health, substance abuse treatment, and recovery services.

310 W. Washington St.
Suite 2
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-5382

Website: firstresources.us

Fax: 641-856-2372


Sieda Community Action

Problem gambling treatment services, tobacco cessation, substance abuse prevention with outpatient counseling services & over the phone.

111 N. Main St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-8437

Website: sieda.org


Prevent Child Abuse Iowa

Educational programs and advocacy to prevent child abuse.

2704 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50321

Phone: 515-244-2200

Email: pcaia@pcaiowa.org

Website: pcaiowa.org

Toll Free: 800-237-1815

For Child Abuse Prevention Programs in Appanoose County, please contact the Appanoose County ISU Extension and Outreach office listed below.

Appanoose County Family Alliance—Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC)
501 N 12th St.
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-856-3885


Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CASA)

IowaCASA provides a bridge between advocates at sexual assault service programs, statewide policy makers, and federal responses to sexual violence and violence against women.

3030 Merle Hay Rd.
Des Moines, IA 50310

Phone: 515-244-7424

Website: iowacasa.org


Polk County Crisis and Advocacy Services

Assistance for victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes.

2309 Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50310

Phone: 515-286-3600

Website: polkcountyiowa.gov

Fax: 515-286-2032


Iowa ARCh (Iowa Affirmation & Resources Chat)

Chatroom for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones—open 9:00am–9:00pm CST.

Website: iowaarch.org

Contact us

Call Us

(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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