CIS SE Iowa, provides optimal resources for education, advocacy, and support to the communities we serve.
Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS)- A program dedicated to aiding individuals impacted by sexual assault. Services provided include 365/24-hour hotline, mobile response advocacy, crisis counseling, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, and financial assistance for victims.
*SafePoint is a housing advocacy program exclusively through CIS of SE Iowa. This program has been developed to provide emergency, safe relocation assistance for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Housing Advocacy is a coaching resource, created to help you identify and overcome barriers to obtaining stable, permanent housing. Our specialists will work with you in person or virtually, to craft a strategy for locating and maintaining a safe home for you and your family.
*Due to the demand, and for the safety of all clients, SafePoint program entry is exclusively by referral through advocates.
We are working to increase awareness and expose the hidden culture of violence and assault on college campuses. This program will train, educate, and help students develop a personal sense of security beyond academics and in campus living.
Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP)
An educational program that teaches students the importance of being an “active bystander” and discusses how to play a pivotal role in violence prevention.
As an Iowa food bank and community partner, we can provide provisions to existing clients and their families who are experiencing food insecurity. Advocates can provide more information on this resource to clients.
“As you grow older you will discover you have two hands: one for helping yourself, the other for helping others”– Audrey Hepburn, Survivor, Renowned Actress
Girls Circle is a structured support group for girls ages 9-18 years.
The goal of Girls Circle is to design and foster strength and resiliency by connecting with other young women within your community.
Together we candiscover ourstrengths.
Come join us to discuss things like relationships, self-care, boundaries, values, goals, coping with adversity, balance, and many more.
Growing Healthy, Growing Strong is 10 sessions for ages 9-14.
Boys develop vocabulary and skills to expect and enact fairness, healthy competition, and respect for self and others.
“In the infinity of life where I am, all is perfect, whole, and complete, I no longer choose to believe in old limitations and lack, I now choose to begin to see myself As the Universe sees me — perfect, whole, and complete.”
― Louise Hay Survivor, renowned self-help Author, Counselor, and Philanthropist
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You can speak to an Advocate 24/7 by calling our hotline at 1-800-270-1620
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