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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM SERVICES

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Domestic Violence Resource & Support Line 800-208-0388 or 319-363-2093
Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
www.waypointservices.org 
Waypoint provides Domestic Violence Victim Services to Buchanan County.  Waypoint’s local and toll free emergency phone lines are available to provide information or immediate crisis counseling to victims/survivors of domestic violence or their family or friends. Call if you need support, want information about services, or would like to speak to an Advocate.

 


 

HOMICIDE AND OTHER VIOLENT CRIMES PROGRAM
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Toll Free Crisis Line: 888-356-2006
www.dsaoc.com/homicide-other-violent-crimes-progr 
HOVC provides the following services to Buchanan County: Emergency Crisis Support Services, Funeral Planning and Emotional Support, Assistance with filing for Crime Victims Compensation, Navigation of Criminal Justice System and Accompaniment, Resources and Referrals, Homicide Survivor Support Group, Community Resource and Education, and acts as a Liaison with Law Enforcement, Medical Professionals, Funeral Homes, and Prosecution Staff.  




 

SEXUAL VIOLENCE VICTIM SERVICES

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Iowa Sexual Assault Hotline 888-557-0310
Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
www.riverviewcenter.org  
Riverview Center provides Sexual Violence Victim Services to Buchanan County.  The hotline provides an essential link between sexually abused individuals and services, including recommendations of safe places to go following an assault, arrangements for emergency shelter, information regarding all medical and legal options, advocates to mediate between the survivor and medical and law enforcement personnel, service referrals and counseling.