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: loveisrespect.org (24/7), thehotline.org (7am-2am)

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May 16, 2017
Posted by Alexandra

IowaARCh to lose funding after 6/30/2017

May 16, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IOWA’S MOST INNOVATIVE VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAM DEFUNDED Des Moines, Iowa Last April, the Iowa Legislature approved a 26% cut from the state’s victim services program.  Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa was notified that IowaARCh, a program under Monsoon, will be defunded.  
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Advocate Voices

June 14, 2017Image: The surface of a pond, dark, with blurry reflections of trees as well as leaves and raindrops creating ripples
Posted by Alexandra

Depression After Trauma

By Luna, Youth Advocate WHAT IS DEPRESSION? Depression is a common but serious mood disorder caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. It can cause symptoms that can be severe that affect how we feel, think, and handle daily activities.
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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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