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    Cooper’s House

    Introducing a new program at DVIP!

    We are adding inside and outside kennels to assist victim’s and their children with pets staying in our emergency safe shelter. Read more HERE.

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    Amazon Smile

    It’s easy to donate to non-profits through shopping! Amazon Smile will give 0.5% of your purchase to DVIP when using this link.

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    For the amazing adults and youth that we work with, the same is true – finding those moments when someone believes in you, until you believe in yourself.  For victim/survivors, escaping the isolation and desolation that control, abuse and violence cause takes an internal superhero and their own private Justice League.
    Read more HERE.

"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. In collaboration with the community, we strive to end domestic abuse through education, accountability, and social justice

24 Hour Hotline


All services free and confidential

Serving Cedar, Des Moines, Henry, Iowa, Johnson, Lee, Van Buren & Washington counties

1105 S Gilbert Court  Iowa City, IA 52240

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Top Ten Things We Need

1. Jackets & cold weather clothing
2. Pillows
3. Baby bottles
4. Conditioner
5. Baby formula
6. Laundry detergent, both high efficiency and regular
7. Used cell phones with chargers
8. Travel size Ibuprofen and Tylenol
9. Towels and washcloths
10. Women's underwear sized 7-10