IowaARCh is a safe & supportive space for survivors of abuse, stalking, and sexual violence in Iowa, and their loved ones.

We offer real-time, online, text-based support and referrals in multiple languages. Chat with an advocate today!

Operating hours: 9am-9pm

After-hours chat options: (24/7) (7am-2am)



October 4, 2016Image: A closeup of a pen, some paper, and a folder sitting on top of a desk
Posted by Alexandra

Our FY2016 report is out!

We have grown and learned so much in the past year, and we are excited to share our process with you! Click below to download, and please direct any inquiries to the Chatline Coordinator at alexandranassif[at]muawi[dot]org. ARCh Implementation Report – FY2016
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Advocate Voices

August 30, 2016Image: Audre Lorde with the quote "Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare."
Posted by Kaija Carter

Self Care as a Radical Act

By Cyan, ARCh Advocate Too often are we faced with little to no time to take care of ourselves. In a capitalist society, we are urged to value and prioritize the amount of laboring we spend in our jobs, over nurturing our bodies and minds throughout the weeks.
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Image: A close-up photo of several samosas
Posted by Alexandra

October 6th, 2016 / Eggrolls & Samosas & Wine Open House

What: Enjoy light refreshments and tour the Monsoon/ARCh office space When: Thursday, October 6th, 2016 from 4pm-7pm Where: 4952 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310 Why: To kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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Posted by Alexandra

July 30th, 2016 / Sidewalk Sale & Pop-Up Café

Come support Monsoon and ARCh at our Summer Sidewalk Sale & Pop-Up Café! What: Clothes, accessories, household goods, & other stuff, plus refreshments! When: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 from 8am-3pm Where: 4952 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310 Why: To support our work for survivors & communities!
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