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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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"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. Baby formula
2. Laundry detergent, both high efficiency and regular
3. Used cell phones with chargers
4. Travel size Ibuprofen and Tylenol
5. Towels and wash clothes
6. Women's underwear sized 7-10
7. Pull-ups
8. Deodorant
9. Overnight bags and luggage
10. Twin sheets fitted and flat