Cedar County Crimestoppers
711 East South Street
Tipton, IA 52772
Domestic Violence Intervention Program
1105 S. Gilbert Ct. Suite 300
Iowa City, Iowa
The Domestic Violence Intervention Program provides crisis intervention, advocacy and support services to adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and trafficking.
Our 24 hour hotline is answered by certified domestic abuse advocates that can assist with emergency safety, brief counseling, emergency housing, safety planning, and assistance with community systems such as law enforcement, courts, health services and DHS.
The Mission of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program is to provide comprehensive support and advocacy services to victim/survivors, focusing on immediate and long-term safety, empowerment, dignity, and hope.
In collaboration with the community, we strive to end domestic abuse through education, accountability, and social justice. Our service are includes Cedar, Des Moines, Henry, Iowa, Johnson, Lee, Van Buren and Washington Counties.
Eastern Iowa Regional Crisis Systems
2200 3rd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201
M-F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Call office for more information.
Toll Free Crisis Line - 24 hours per day, every day 1.844.430.0375
Iowa Concern is a service provided by the Iowa State University Extension. It offers online information as well as live help. The categories listed to choose from include Legal, Finance, Caring for Yourself and Others, Crisis/Disaster, and Overcoming Adversity.
Iowa Department of Human Services- Child and Dependent Adult Welfare Services
Muscatine County DHS
315 Iowa Avenue, Suite 2
Muscatine, IA 52761
Information on Child and Adult Welfare Services for Muscatine County. The Muscatine County Office also serves Cedar County. Louisa County is served through Henry County DHS.
To report child or adult abuse, call the Statewide Abuse Hotline: 1-800-362-2178
Iowa Poison Control Center
If you think someone has ingested something- even if you aren't sure if they did or if it is harmful- call 1-800-222-1222 for information and recommendations.
Muscatine Fire Department
215 Sycamore St.
563-263-9233 (non-emergency number)
Confined space rescue
Ice / water rescue
Muscatine Police Department
312 E. Fifth St.
563-263-9922 (non-emergency number)
9-1-1 for emergencies
Brett A. Talkington, Chief of Police
Phil Sargent, Assistant Chief
Jane Wieskamp, Administrative Secretary
Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Safe Families for Children
1826 16th St.
Moline, IL 61265
M-F 9am-5pm. After hours and on weekends- please leave a message
Safe Families surrounds families in crisis with a caring, compassionate community. We work quickly to connect children with a volunteer family. Often, we are able to find a home the same day we receive a call.
- Parent needs a break or is isolated with no/few supportive relationships
- Parent needs to be hospitalized
- Parent is facing a mental health crisis
- Parent is facing eviction or is already homeless
- Parent is entering a substance abuse program
- Parent is facing a short/term jail sentence
Examples of Situations Safe Families cannot help:
- When there is evidence of current abuse
- Child is exhibiting dangerous, violent behavior or in need of substance abuse rehab program
- We are unable to obtain consent from one or both parents or other legal guardian
- The child's behavior is the sole reason for the parental crisis
Parents who participate must:
- Understand that participation is 100% voluntary
- Show proof of identity and proof of health insurance for their child(ren)
- Sign a consent form allowing short-term guardianship and health care
- Retain legal custody of their child(ren), and can have their child(ren) returned at any time
- Maintain contact with Safe Families staff/volunteer coach
- Understand that Safe Families cannot guarantee availability of a host family
TEEN line is available to answer questions or to talk to teens who may be uncomfortable discussing certain topics with other people they know. Examples of topics teens call about include healthy eating/weight, relationships with parents or friends, violence, alcohol or drug use, stress, etc.
The TEEN Line is not a crisis or "hotline", but it is staff 24 hours a day through the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa State University Extension. It is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.