ASSAULT & ABUSE

Abusive Relationships

Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 362.82 - 362.8292

Bullying
Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 302.34
 
National Runaway Switchboard: NRS helps keep runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets, but they also can talk to you about bullying: what's happening, how you're feeling, who can help, and the steps you can take to stop it.
 
Call: 1-800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
Text: 66008


Against Bullying: Created by and for teens, this website is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard, and to own an important social cause. Visit the website here.

Domestic Violence

Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 362.829

Amani Community Services: Amani Community Services is a domestic violence and sexual assault agency specfically serving African Americans. Staff provides counseling, out reach services, personal advocacy, legal advocacy, children’s programming, and information and referrals.

1073 Rockford Rd. SW (across from the ice arena)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
Contact: 
319-804-0741
24-Hour Line: 1-888-983-2533
http://www.amani-cs.org/

Friends of the Family: Provides safe shelter, confidential services, and housing assistance to individuals in crisis due to homelessness, domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.

24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-410-SAFE (7233)
Looking for a safe place? Call 
1-800-410-7233 OR 319-352-0037
https://www.fofia.org/services

Waypoint: Waypoint provides support services to help victims and their families deal with the trauma of domestic violence, including individual and group counseling, support for youth and families, teen support, and advocacy within the medical, legal and social service systems.

318 5th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Contact: 319-365-1458
24-hour Crisis and Support: 1-800-208-0388 OR 319-363-2093
http://www.waypointservices.org/

Drugs & Alcohol
Drug Nonfiction Books: 362.29
Alcohol Nonfiction Books: 362.292 - 362.2928; 363.12; 613.81
 
Area Substance Abuse Council: ASAC provides substance abuse services for those seeking help for themselves or others. The help line is free and confidential. Financial assistance may be available to individuals unable to pay for assessments or other services.
 
ASAC East Office
4837 1st Avenue SE
Suite 206
Cedar Rapids IA 52402
319-390-4611
 
NIDA: The National Institute for Drug Abuse offers facts, games, quizzes, and resources specifically for teens, including information about prescription drug abuse.
 
How Drugs Affect the Brain and Body: https://teens.drugabuse.gov
Prescription Drug Abuse: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/prescription-drugs
 
SAMHSA: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
 
 
Your Life Iowa: The Iowa Department of Public Health provides information and assistance for those looking for help with drugs and alcohol (as well as gambling addiction and suicide).
 
Call: 855-581-8111
Text: 855-895-8398
Rape & Sexual Assault

Nonfiction Books (Shelf Numbers): 362.76 - 362.768; 362.883

Crisis Intervention Service suggests steps you can take after sexual assaultIf you decide you would like to report the crime, RAINN explains what to expect.

Marion Police
6315 US-151
Marion, IA 52302
319-377-1511
Cedar Rapids Police
505 1st Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-286-5491
Hiawatha Police
81 Emmons Street
Hiawatha, IA 52233
319-393-1212

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Amani Community Services: Amani Community Services is a domestic violence and sexual assault agency specfically serving African Americans. Staff provides counseling, out reach services, personal advocacy, legal advocacy, children’s programming, and information and referrals.

1073 Rockford Rd. SW (across from the ice arena)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
Contact: 
319-804-0741
24-Hour Line: 1-888-983-2533
http://www.amani-cs.org/

Friends of the Family: Provides safe shelter, confidential services, and housing assistance to individuals in crisis due to homelessness, domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.

24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-410-SAFE (7233)
Looking for a safe place? Call 
1-800-410-7233 OR 319-352-0037
https://www.fofia.org/services

Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline: Provides free, confidential phone counseling for Iowans affected by sexual violence.

Contact: 1-800-284-7821
https://isah.uiowa.edu/

RAINN: RAINN is a national, confidential hotline for victims of rape or other sexual assault. They offer emotional support and can aid in finding local health facilities trained in caring for survivors, local resources for healing and recovery, and more.

24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline

Riverview Center: Riverview Center is a nonprofit agency committed to providing compassionate, client-centered care for individuals affected by sexual assault in Iowa.

24-Hour Hotline: 1-888-557-0310
Cedar Rapids Office: 
319-540-0080
http://www.riverviewcenter.org
info@riverviewcenter.org

Waypoint: Waypoint provides support services to help victims and their families deal with the trauma of sexual assault and domestic violence.

318 5th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Contact: 319-365-1458
24-hour Crisis and Support: 1-800-208-0388 OR 319-363-2093
http://www.waypointservices.org/
 


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