Catholic Charities Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program

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Year Founded:
1925
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Diane McKee / Program Manager
Main Address:
P.O. Box 497
Council Bluffs, IA 51502-0497

What We Do

Catholic Charities Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program provides immediate help to victims of sexual assault or domestic violence and their loved ones. We work in nine southwestern Iowa counties and operate a 24/7 crisis line to ensure victims have immediate access to help.
While we may start with a client in crisis – we don’t stop there. Our programs assists with basic needs of food and shelter then expands to empowerment which help secure housing, employment and more. Professional counseling services help to scale barriers. Educational programs help build client confidence and self-esteem. Our staff continues to adapt our programming to the ever changing needs of our community including the awareness and prevention of human trafficking.

Interesting Info

Provided over 6,523 nights of safety for survivors.
One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before they turn 18 years old.
1,462+ individuals will receive our services in the next calendar year

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Volunteer Opportunities

Shelter Advocate
Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat May 15 2021.
Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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Childcare Provider
Repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 100 times.
Friday, April 30th, 2021
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Basic but vital office support!
Repeats every day 100 times.
Friday, April 30th, 2021
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Crisis Line Advocate
Repeats every day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 100 times.
Friday, April 30th, 2021
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