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    Is There Free Online Legal Advice for Survivors?

    Yes! Navigating the system is tricky, but many websites offer free, helpful advice.

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    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.

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    My Friend Told Me She’s Being Abused

    The right and wrong thing to say at this moment.

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    When Domestic Violence Happens Later in Life

    Why elders are more likely to suffer in silence.

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    When Children Experience Trauma

    The after-effects of violence and stress in kids could be mistaken for ADHD.

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    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.

"Safety and dignity. A promise we must keep."

Mission

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.

Volunteer

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. Women's underwear sizes 7-10
2. Twin sheets
3. Luster’s Pink Oil Moisturizer and B & B Hair Oil
4. Silverware
5. Size 4-6 diapers
6. Deoderant
7. Overnight bags and luggage
8. Pajamas
9. Hairbrushes & wide tooth combs
10. Ear plugs