A safe space for survivors to rebuild.
positive social change
through interrupting the cycle of violence.
Do you need support
but not sure where to start?
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Restoring Hope, one call at a time.
A compassionate network of advocates, we offer critical services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. What these traumatic events attempt to take away, we work to rebuild and restore. We provide services in Appanoose, Davis, Jasper, Jefferson, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Lucas, Keokuk, Poweshiek, Wapello, and Wayne Counties.
SEXUAL ASSAULT ADVOCACY
A RESOURCE FOR SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE.
Our network of Sexual Assault Advocates and volunteers are standing by every day to offer a supportive, guiding hand. We are active listeners and use a caring approach to ensure the best outcome for the individuals and families we serve.
A PLACE FOR THOSE WHO NEED IT.
Our Temporary Emergency Shelters provide immediate help to those who need it. This service is structured in a scattered-site model for fleeing survivors of crime. You’ll receive an Advocate for your case as well as information, referrals, and support in our Housing Outreach service.
Violent crimes services
A PATH TO SAFETY.
Our network of Sexual Assault Advocates and volunteers are standing by every day to offer help to those needing to find safety. You’ll be supported with a trained Advocate in the criminal justice and social service systems and accompanied to law enforcement meetings and court proceedings. In addition, you’ll be given opportunities for community education and counseling services.
JOIN IN OUR MISSION TO END SEXUAL ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
If you have a passion for helping others and seek to be a shining light of hope for someone else, then you should consider becoming a volunteer for one of our incredible programs.
Volunteer Opportunities can often include supportive services, transportation, outreach, fundraising initiatives, and many other outstanding options.
Your dedication will be a great addition to our network of advocates and survivors!
“You have the power to heal your life, and you need to know that. We think so often that we are helpless, but we’re not.
We always have the power of our minds… claim and consciously use your power.”
Louise L. Hay, Survivor
renowned self-help author and philanthropist
Education & Prevention
Learn more about what it means to be an ‘MVP‘ – a Mentor in Violence Prevention.