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Iowa Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

Iowa

There are 28 organizations in Iowa that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 24 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 85%. These programs can be found in 17 different cities.

Click on any of the 17 cities below to learn about the programs in these areas. You’ll also see information further below on categories of service offered in Iowa, and within each category you’ll find the individual services within that category.

The most common category of service in Iowa – based on the likelihood of each program to offer all the services within a category – is "emergency services", while the least common category of service is "community educational services".

The two most common individual services within any category of service in Iowa are "resources and referrals and case management" while the two least common services are "onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams and safe home network".

Spanish is spoken at 70% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Sign language at 12% of the organizations. Demographically, the organizations are mostly like to be equipped to serve Women .

Statistics on Domestic Violence Services in Iowa

  • Case management
    23 locations
  • Safety planning
    22 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    21 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    20 locations
  • Food and clothing
    20 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    19 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    19 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    16 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    15 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    14 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    10 locations
  • Safe home network
    4 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    21 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    21 locations
  • Financial empowerment training
    20 locations
  • Immigration services
    17 locations
  • Legal resource planning
    17 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    16 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    12 locations
  • In-shelter financial aid
    10 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    10 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    10 locations
  • Expert testimony
    8 locations
  • Child custody services
    7 locations
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    7 locations
  • Legal clinics
    5 locations
  • Legal representation
    4 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    16 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    16 locations
  • Shelter resident counseling
    15 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    14 locations
  • Peer support groups
    14 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    9 locations
  • Incest counseling
    7 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    6 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    6 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    4 locations
  • Transportation
    18 locations
  • Relocation services
    17 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    16 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    15 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    14 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    8 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    8 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    23 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    20 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    17 locations
  • Job skills training
    17 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    15 locations
  • Job search/placement
    15 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    13 locations
  • Spiritual services
    10 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    7 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    4 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    3 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    19 locations
  • Educational programs
    17 locations
  • Youth counseling
    17 locations
  • Teen activity program
    13 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    12 locations
  • School liaison
    10 locations
  • Tutoring services
    9 locations
  • Child development
    9 locations
  • After school programs
    8 locations
  • Child abuse services
    7 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    6 locations
  • Summer camp
    6 locations
  • Daycare facility
    6 locations
  • Onsite schooling
    4 locations
  • Pet therapy
    4 locations
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    2 locations
  • Domestic violence workshops
    15 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    13 programs

Other

  • English
    25 locations
  • Spanish
    17 locations
  • Sign language
    3 locations
  • French
    3 locations
  • Russian
    1 locations
  • Women
    24 locations
  • Families
    16 locations
  • Individuals
    16 locations
  • Elderly
    15 locations
  • Teens
    14 locations
  • Men
    13 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    2 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    2 locations
  • Non-Binary
    0 locations
  • Rural
    16 locations
  • LGBTQ
    15 locations
  • Trafficked persons
    14 locations
  • Immigrant
    14 locations
  • Disabled
    14 locations
  • Trans women/men
    13 locations
  • Deaf
    13 locations
  • Prostituted persons
    12 locations
  • Military
    11 locations
  • Developmentally disabled
    11 locations