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Polk County Crisis & Advocacy Services

Mailing address: 2309 Euclind Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Service areas: Polk, Warren
Local crisis line: 515-286-3535
Office phone number: 515-286-3600
Fax: 515-286-2032
Services offered: 24 Hour Crisis Line and Crisis Response Services; Connection to Crime Victim Compensation Program; Bilingual Latina Counselor; Advocacy with the Judicial and Law Enforcement agencies' Public Education' Support groups and age appropriate education in the school system; Victim impact panel; Community debriefings; Counseling sessions; Support Groups; Art therapy services to children who have been traumatized by violence crime; Trauma Sensitive Yoga; Referrals to appropriate community services; All services are free, voluntary and confidential

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DV Resource:

Children & Families of Iowa (CFI)

Crisis Line: 800-942-0333

Shelter Resource:

Children & Families of Iowa (CFI)

Crisis Line: 800-942-0333

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Polk County Resources

Law Enforcement

Polk County Attorney

Phone: 515-286-3737

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Ankeny Police Department

Phone: 515-965-6440

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Altoona Police Department

Phone: 515-967-5132

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Des Moines Police Department
Note: East 1st & Court Avenue

Phone: 515-283-4824

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Des Moines Police Department
Note: Windsor Heights

Phone: 515-277-4453

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Johnston Police Department

Phone: 515-278-2345

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Mitchellville Police Department

Phone: 515-567-2935

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Pleasant Hill Police Department

Phone: 515-265-1444

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Urbandale Police Department

Phone: 515-278-3911

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West Des Moines Police Department

Phone: 515-222-3321

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Polk City Police Department

Phone: 515-984-6565

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Clive Police Department

Phone: 515-278-1312

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Polk County Sheriff's Department

Phone: 515-286-3800

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Campus Law Enforcement

Grand View University

Phone: 515-244-5660

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Drake University

Phone: 515-271-2222

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Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)

Phone: 515-964-5660

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Medical Resources

Broadlawns Medical Center

Phone: 515-282-2253

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Iowa Luthern Hospital

Phone: 515-263-5120

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Mercy Capitol

Phone: 515-263-4410

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Iowa Methodist Medical Center

Phone: 515-241-6213

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Mercy Hospital Medical Center

Phone: 515-247-3121

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VA Central Iowa Health Care System

Phone: 515-699-5999

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Department of Human Services (DHS)

Polk County DHS (Central)

Phone: 515-286-3555

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Polk County DHS (East)

Phone: 515-286-3270

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Legal Services

Iowa Legal Aid

Phone: 515-280-3636 or 515-243-2151

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Drake Legal Clinic

Phone: 515-271-3851

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Therapy/Counseling Services

Everly-Ball Community Mental Health Services

Phone: 515-243-5181

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Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center

Phone: 515-274-4006

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Central Iowa Psychological Services

Phone: 515-222-1999

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Warren County Resources

SA Center

Polk County Crisis & Advocacy Services

Phone: 515-286-3535


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