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Awareness Is Key 

We have over 40 years of experience working with victims of violence, so we’ve learned a thing or two through the years.

We maintain certifications and continuously train to ensure we’re experts when it comes to helping people navigate abuse and crime. We know that awareness is critical to ending violence because we can’t stop what we don’t know enough about. So, that’s the goal here. We want to share our knowledge with you so you’re well-equipped with information about abuse and crime. 

A Closer Look at Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse that causes a person to question their own memory, perception, and sanity.

Know Your Rights

Domestic Violence Victims Have Rights

All domestic violence victims in Iowa have rights. We can help you understand them.

Facts vs Myths

Domestic Violence: Common Misconceptions

There are many misconceptions about domestic violence. We want to help share the truth about them.


How Can I Help A Loved One?

If someone you love and care about is being abused, it can be really hard to know what to do.

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Human Trafficking: Common Misconceptions

Human trafficking is often portrayed a certain way in the movies that perpetuates some common myths.

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Know the Signs of Human Trafficking

It's helpful to understand some of the different signs of human trafficking because it's often happening within your community.


Men: We See You Too

Men experience domestic violence just like women. 


Technology Safety: What Should You Know?

Technology continues to evolve, which can be difficult for people experiencing domestic violence and stalking.

Teen Dating Violence: A Guide for Parents

Teen dating violence is a prevalent issue among adolescents, often underrecognized by parents. This article emphasizes the importance of recognizing the signs and supporting teens through relationships.

Power and Control Diagram

The Power & Control Wheel

The Power & Control Wheel is a useful tool to talk about how abusive partners use different tactics to maintain power and control over another person.