Yes! Navigating the system is tricky, but many websites offer free, helpful advice.
New App Detects Dangerous Relationships
The idea might seem a bit absurd—someone can actually be in an abusive relationship and not even recognize it? Unfortunately, it happens more often than you think.
My Friend Told Me She’s Being Abused
The right and wrong thing to say at this moment.
When Domestic Violence Happens Later in Life
Why elders are more likely to suffer in silence.
When Children Experience Trauma
The after-effects of violence and stress in kids could be mistaken for ADHD.
Violence In The Corridor
Small town Iowa has always been synonymous with safe homes, but 6 of the past 11 domestic homicides in Iowa have been in the Eastern Iowa 380 Corridor.
An Evening at The Brown Street Inn
Join us for a reception at The Brown Street Inn
"Safety and dignity. A promise we must keep."
The Mission of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program is to provide comprehensive support and advocacy services to victim/survivors, focusing on immediate and long-term safety, empowerment, dignity, and hope.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, contact DVIP’s Volunteer Coordinator for more information at
319.351.1043 or submit a Volunteer Application.
Top Ten Things We Need
1. Twin sheets fitted and flat
2. Hand soap
3. Sandwich and quart sized bags
4. Women's underwear sized 7-10
5. Luster’s Pink Oil Moisturizer and B & B Hair Oil
7. Size 4-6 diapers
9. Overnight bags and luggage
10. Laundry detergent