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
    206 6th Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States

    Phone: 515-286-3737

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  • Ankeny Police Department
    211 SW Walnut Street
    Ankeny, IA 50021
    United States

    Phone: 515-965-6440

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  • Altoona Police Department
    700 1st Avenue S
    Altoona, IA 50009
    United States

    Phone: 515-967-5132

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  • Des Moines Police Department
    25 E 1st Street
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States
    Note: East 1st & Court Avenue

    Phone: 515-283-4824

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  • Des Moines Police Department
    City Hall, 1133 66th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50311
    United States
    Note: Windsor Heights

    Phone: 515-277-4453

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  • Johnston Police Department
    6221 Merle Hay Road
    Johnston, IA 50131
    United States

    Phone: 515-278-2345

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  • Mitchellville Police Department
    City Hall
    Mitchellville, IA 50169
    United States

    Phone: 515-567-2935

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  • Pleasant Hill Police Department
    City Hall, 5151 Maple Street
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
    United States

    Phone: 515-265-1444

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  • Urbandale Police Department
    3740 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322
    United States

    Phone: 515-278-3911

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  • West Des Moines Police Department
    250 Civic Parkway
    West Des Moines, IA 50226
    United States

    Phone: 515-222-3321

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  • Polk City Police Department
    309 West Van Dorn Street
    Polk City, IA 50226
    United States

    Phone: 515-984-6565

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  • Clive Police Department
    8505 Harbach Boulevard
    Clive, IA 50053
    United States

    Phone: 515-278-1312

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  • Polk County Sheriff's Department
    206 6th Avenue, Suite 112
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States

    Phone: 515-286-3800

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Campus Law Enforcement

  • Grand View University
    720 East 2nd Street
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States

    Phone: 515-244-5660

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  • Drake University
    2507 University Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50311
    United States

    Phone: 515-271-2222

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  • Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)
    2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
    Ankeny, IA 50021
    United States

    Phone: 515-964-5660

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Medical Resources

  • Broadlawns Medical Center
    1801 Hickman Road
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    United States

    Phone: 515-282-2253

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  • Iowa Luthern Hospital
    700 East University
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    United States

    Phone: 515-263-5120

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  • Mercy Capitol
    803 East 12th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States

    Phone: 515-263-4410

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  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center
    1200 Pleasant Street
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States

    Phone: 515-241-6213

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  • Mercy Hospital Medical Center
    400 University Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    United States

    Phone: 515-247-3121

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  • VA Central Iowa Health Care System
    3600 30th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    United States

    Phone: 515-699-5999

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Department of Human Services (DHS)

  • Polk County DHS (Central)
    1900 Carpenter Street
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    United States

    Phone: 515-286-3555

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  • Polk County DHS (East)
    1740 Garfield Street
    Des Moines, IA 50316
    United States

    Phone: 515-286-3270

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Legal Services

  • Iowa Legal Aid
    1111 9th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    United States

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

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  • Drake Legal Clinic
    2400 University Avenue
    Des Moines, IA 50311
    United States

    Phone: 515-271-3851

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Therapy/Counseling Services

  • Everly-Ball Community Mental Health Services
    1301 Center Street
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States

    Phone: 515-243-5181

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  • Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center
    550 39th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    United States

    Phone: 515-274-4006

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  • Central Iowa Psychological Services
    1200 35th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50265
    United States

    Phone: 515-222-1999

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Warren County Resources

SA Center

  • Polk County Crisis & Advocacy Services
    Des Moines, IA
    United States

    Phone: 515-286-3535


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