HELP IS JUST A 
PHONE CALL AWAY

Call our 24 Hour Crisis Line: (225) 389-3001 or 1 (800) 541-9706

Our Services

Change The world

Why Make the Call

Calling our 24 hour crisis intervention line can change your life.

01. Resources & Case Management

We offer a range of services, from crisis intervention to counseling to supportive housing. If you Make the Call, we can help.

02. Safety Planning & Housing

1 in 4 men and 1 in 3 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. There is no shame in being a domestic violence survivor.

03. Counseling & Legal Advocacy

We can help you navigate the legal process in order to protect yourself and your family. With a bit of help, you can start again.

The Impact

2,477

Clients Served

220

Received Emergency Shelter

2,257

Protective Orders Issued

50

Found Permanent Housing

Latest Causes

Learn About DV

Domestic violence is a community health issue - and it will require a community solution.
Addressing DV
Iris - COVID-19 Response

Like everyone else on the planet, the staff at Iris Domestic Violence Center understands that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is of great concern and on the forefront of everyone’s mind.

by John J. Price
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Recognizing DV
About Domestic Violence

Abuse is a pattern of physical, sexual, economic and/or psychological violence used to get control and maintain control over an intimate partner. It is important to know that you do not deserve to be abused, nor are you responsible for the abuse. Below are some examples of types of abuse that are common.

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Recognizing DV
Is Someone You Know Being Abused?

You may have a friend, relative, or neighbor who is being abused. You may have witnessed the violence, heard it, seen physical signs of it, or merely suspected it for various reasons. What should you do?

by John J. Price
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Become a Volunteer

Make a difference in the life of another.

The shelter serves over 5,000 women and children a year, so there are always improvement projects for corporate volunteer groups, such as painting (interior and exterior), landscaping, cleaning, general shelter improvements and more.

We also work with individuals who are willing to undergo a background check to support our many services.

Get in Touch!

If you're concerned for a loved one or have question's yourself, please reach out. We're here to listen.
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