Abuse & Prevention

Children and Families of Iowa

CFI provides services such as: domestic violence prevention and intervention, teen programs, family support, early childhood development, mental health and substance abuse.

105 E McLane St., Suite 400
Osceola, IA 50213

Phone: 641-342-3444

Needing shelter in domestic violence situation, call 515-243-6147


Crisis Intervention and Advocacy Center

Advocacy program supporting victims and survivors of sexual assault, domestic abuse, dating violence, stalking and homelessness in southwest Iowa. Services provided include: 24-hour crisis line, housing, safety planning, support and educational groups, individual counseling, court accompaniment, hospital accompaniment, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, prevention education, professional training and community education.

911 Court St.
Adel, IA 50003

Phone: 515-993-4095


Crisis Intervention Services

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

500 High Ave W
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Website: https://www.stopdvsa.org
Email: help@stopdvsa.org

Phone: 641-673-0336 (Office)
Emergency Housing: 844-673-5499
Sexual Assault: 800-270-1620


Family Crisis Center

Provides services for victims of domestic and dating violence, including a 24-hour crisis line, one-on-one counseling, legal/court advocacy, medical advocacy, housing advocacy and safe housing.

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

Phone: 641-683-1750 or 800-464-8340

Website: http://ottumwacrisiscenter.bympa.com


Prevent Child Abuse Iowa

Funds educational programs and advocacy to prevent child abuse.

In Lucas County, contact SCICAP @ 641-774-5323.

2704 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50321

Phone: 515-244-2200
Toll Free: 800-237-1815

Website: http://ww.pcaiowa.org
Email: pcaia@pcaiowa.org

Fax: 515-280-7835


Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CASA)

Provides support, referral and resources to sexual assault survivors. Also offers training and education programs for crisis centers.

3030 Merle Hay Rd.
Des Moines, IA 50310

Phone: 515-244-7424

Website: https://www.iowacasa.org


Polk County Crisis and Advocacy Services

Assistance for victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes.

Phone: 515-286-3600

Website: https://www.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.

4952 Franklin Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50310

Phone: 515-288-0881

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(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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