Domestic Violence

Your Journey to Healing

CFI supports Iowans seeking safety and recovery from intimate partner violence.

Providing Help, Healing, and Hope for Survivors and Their Dependent Children

Children & Families of Iowa helps those affected by domestic violence through crisis line services, safe shelter, and outreach advocacy. CFI offers support for individuals experiencing intimate partner violence and healing for survivors of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Services

Safe Emergency Shelter

Supportive environment for survivors and their families to heal and feel safe.

Youth Homelessness

Youth Homelessness Crisis support and resources for parents and caregivers.

Outreach Services

Helping victims of domestic violence rebuild their lives.

What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is any pattern of abusive behaviors used to control another person. It can occur in any relationship, regardless of income, race, education, ethnic background, personal ability, sexual orientation, marital status, or social standing. Domestic violence is one of the most destructive forces in our society.

Children & Families of Iowa’s domestic violence services provide a wholistic approach to helping survivors of intimate partner violence rebuild their lives.


CFI’s Advocate went to court with our daughter. Thanks to their care and support, Cindy* is free from her abuser, recovering, and living life again.

Outreach Services
*Names have been changed to protect client confidentiality.
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Give the Gift of Healing

Your generosity directly helps victims affected by domestic violence in rebuilding their lives.