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Domestic Violence Intervention Program Expands Services

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:24 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

The Domestic Violence Intervention Program that serves Washington, Iowa, Johnson and Cedar counties is expanding services for victims of intimate partner violence to more of Southeast Iowa. The program recently was awarded state and federal funding by the Crim Victim Assistance Division with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office to expand services to include Keokuk, Henry, Des Moines, Lee and Van Buren counties.

Services for domestic violence, dating violence and stalking victims include a 24-hour hotline, shelter and housing options, crisis intervention services, counseling and education services. The 24-hour hotline number is 1-800-373-1043.

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