04/07/2020 - COVID -19 Changes:
Polk County is hiring people for $20-$25/hr to assist at the quarantine center for homeless or other that don't have quarantine options at the fairgrounds.
No medical experience needed. 515-229-1215
POLK COUNTY CRISIS AND ADVOCACY SERVICES is a division of...
CRISIS INTERVENTION & ADVOCACY CENTER services range from crisis intervention counseling, legal, medical and/or personal advocacy, safe shelter and safety planning, transitional and emergency housing, community education and outreach. CIAC staff and volunteers will travel to meet victims in order to accommodate their needs. Advocacy is provided wit...
Police services which promote a safe and secure community.
Crime Stoppers is a confidential program that will pay up to $1000.00 for information leading to an arrest and/or conviction for a crime. Call to report information about a crime. Callers do not have to give their name. They will be given an identification number, and if the in...
Crime victim support message boards provide crime victims a safe, web-based support service that allows them to share their feelings. These messages are also used during the Offenders/Victims Impact Classes. Empathy and life skills classes available for offenders.
Crime prevention information.
Family violence crisis line provides support 24/7.
Protection order assistance, criminal justice/legal advocacy, and medical advocacy.
Peer support groups.
Counseling or counseling referrals for survivors of domestic violen...
24 hour crisis line staffed by staff and trained volunteers who provide immediate access to crisis counseling and information and referral services to victims and secondary others of domestic abuse and sexual assault.
Protection order application assistance and criminal justice legal advocacy.
Domestic violence and sexual trau...
Shelter and support services for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault and their children.
Referrals to community agencies.
Match program, where volunteers are matched with children in shelter, 5 years or older, to spend one-on-one time together once a week for ...
Crisis intervention services and an emergency confidential domestic violence shelter..
24 hour crisis line.
Assistance with protection orders, legal and medical advocacy.
Support groups for women and children who are victims/witnesses of domestic violence.
Residential shelter for up to 24 abused women and their children.
Individual and group counseling.
Assistance in filling out forms for protective orders and accompany to legal civil and criminal court, emergency or long-term housing, food, clothing, medical and dental care-with or without insurance, immigration issues, relocat...
Services for domestic violence clients include:
24 hour emergency and support services for victims of family violence and sexual assault
Emergency and support transportation
Food and clothing
Court support and advocacy
Adult Rape Survivors Support Group
Domestic violence and sexual assault services including emergency shelter and transitional living arrangements, support groups, counseling, life skills training, children's group, food, clothing, personal items, medical and legal advocacy, and therapy.
Support group meets to talk about issues including substance abuse, ongoing violence, or issues with the abuser, children, housing, work, etc. Each member is given a journal and given affirmations that they are encouraged to select from to focus on during the intervening weeks.
Domestic violence hotline available 24 hours.
Emergency shelter for victims.
Crisis counseling service, legal advocacy, and crisis advocacy.
Support groups for victims.
Other services provided to domestic violence victims include food, transportation, and limited financial help for rent and utilities.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES (formerly know as the FAMILY VIOLENCE CENTER) provides comprehensive services for victims of domestic violence. Services include shelters for those affected by domestic violence and Outreach Services. Shelter location is confidential and not available to the general public. Outreach Services include counseling, court assi...
ACCESS provides free and confidential support to victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, and homicide or other violent crimes. ACCESS advocates meet with clients where the client is in Boone, Greene, Marshall, Story, and Tama counties.
Provides a 24 hour crisis line for victims (men, women, children) of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. Individual counseling, support groups, court advocacy, safety planning, community groups, referrals and domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy training.
Offers Trauma informed yoga for survivors of sexual violence and other traumas. Provides a safe space where survivors can find healing and/or tools to manage symptoms of trauma. Non offending family/friends and social service providers may also attend.
Services for victims of domestic, dating, sexual violence, and stalking.
24-hour crisis line provides access to DOVES services, direct advocacy, and safety planning; collect calls accepted.
Short term emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Emergency financial assistance opportunities ...
Emergency shelter available short term to survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Support groups for adults and children affected by abuse; call for times and location.
Assistance with protection orders and referrals for financial and material assistance.
Community educator provides education on violence, ...