Abuse

Child Abuse Hotline 
1-800-422-4453
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Department of Human Services
DHS abuse hotline: 1-800-362-2178
319-754-4622 
560 Division Street Suite 200 
Burlington, IA 52601 
Monday-Friday 8 am- 4:30 pm
Provides child abuse assessments. DHS child abuse hotline is available 24/7 please be ready to provide identifying information and the whereabouts of the child. You may remain anonymous.

Domestic Violence Intervention Program
319-850-8518
24 Hr. crisis line: 1-800-373-1043
1616 Dill Street 
Burlington, IA 52601
DVIP provides 24 hour crisis intervention services to victims of domestic violence and their families.

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa
515-244-2200 or 1-800-362-2178 
505 Fifth Avenue 
Des Moines, IA 50309
Prevent Child Abuse Iowa's mission is to lead child abuse prevention efforts in Iowa through advocacy, awareness and assistance. They offers education for parents and assist families in building positive support systems. PCA Iowa provides on-going training and education to its grantees in order to enhance their ability to prevent child abuse before it occurs. 
 
RVAP (Rape Victim Advocacy Program)
319-335-6057
1616 Dill St.
Burlington, IA 52601
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm 
24-Hour Support, Advocacy & Referrals
RVAP Crisis Line: 800-228-1625
Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline, 800-284-7821 
Provides free, confidential and trauma-informed services to all persons affected by sexual violence. Healing support, education and prevention, and advocacy for victims. 
     
YMCA Domestic Violence Shelter  
319-752-0606
24 Hr. crisis line:1-800-693-1399
Local hotline: 319-752-4475                                                        
Monday-Friday 8 am-12 noon 1 pm-5 pm 
Safe shelter for women and children, 24-hour crisis line, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, court advocacy support, individual counseling, referrals, protection orders, educational presentations, emergency cellular phones, domestic violence support group, sexual assault support group, child support group, pictures of injuries, agency training, volunteer and staff training.