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CULTURALLY SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Amani Community Services

2315 Falls Avenue, Suite 1

Waterloo, IA 50701

Service Areas: Waterloo, Cedar Rapids

Crisis Line: 888-983-2533

Website: www.amani-cs.org

Services Offered: Amani Community Services is a culturally specific domestic violence and sexual assault agency serving African Americans in Black Hawk and Linn Counties. Our staff provides counseling, outreach services, personal advocacy, legal advocacy, children's programming, and information and referrals. 

Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa

4952 Franklin Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50310

Service Areas: Statewide

Crisis Line: 866-881-4641

Website: www.muawi.org

Services Offered: Assistance for Iowa's API population affected by SA/DV; individual and group counseling; legal, medical, & youth advocacy; housing, education, employment, and government benefit applications; information and referrals; community resource center; community outreach and education; youth internships and programming. Monsoon extends its services nationally to other API programs.  

Nisaa African Family Services

4936 Franklin Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50310

Service Areas: Statewide

Crisis Line: 515-255-5430

Website: www.nisaa-afs.org

Services Offered: Assistance for Iowa's African Immigrants and Refugee population affected by SA/DV; promotes social, economic and political self determination of all women; seeking to build healthy communities through transformative justice and social change. 

L.U.N.A. (Latinas Unidas Por Un Nuevo Amanecer)

100 East Euclid Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50313

Service Areas: Polk, Warren, Marshall

Crisis Line: 866-256-7668

Website: www.lunaiowa.org

Services Offered: 24-hour crisis line (Spanish & English); one-on-one counseling; court advocacy; support groups; safety planning; community referrals; domestic violence & sexual assault advocacy training. 

Meskwaki Victim Services

1834 340th Street

Tama, IA 52339

Service Areas: Statewide

Crisis Line: 855-840-7362

Website: www.meskwaki.org

Services Offered: 24-hour emergency crisis line for primary and secondary Native American survivors of SA/DV and their families; medical and legal advocacy; direct support, help meeting basic needs; individual, gamily and group counseling; transportation services. 

Deaf Iowans Against Abuse (DIAA)

1652 42nd Street NE, Suite D

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Service Areas: Cedar Rapids

24/7 Crisis Line: 319-531-7719

24/7 Text Only: 515-661-4015

Website: www.csddiaa.org

Services Offered: 24-hour crisis hotline; peer counseling; housing advocacy & support; prevention education; community awareness; legal, medical & youth advocacy; male allies; safety planning; information & referrals.  

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