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Child Abuse & Neglect: Abuse Reporting and Victim/Survivor Support

Reporting Abuse and Victim/Survivor Assistance

Iowa Department of Human Services
Information about reporting child abuse and neglect, including the number for the Child Abuse Hotline (1-800-362-2178; available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) and the recommendation that " If you believe the child is in imminent danger, call 911 immediately."

Family and Children's Council of Black Hawk County
2051 Kimball Avenue, Waterloo, IA 50702
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent child abuse and strengthen families. Family and Children's Council  provides prevention education programs in the schools, parent education and support for families, and training for professionals and community members

Riverview Center

Iowa Sexual Assault Hotline  1-888-557-0310
Waterloo Office (non-emergency) 319-939-9599
Riverview Center's free services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, legal and medical advocacy, long and short-term counseling, transition assistance for domestic and sexual violence survivors, and violence prevention education programs. Riverview Center serves 16 counties, including Black Hawk County.

24-hour Crisis & Support Line 1-800-208-0388
Services for women, chldren & families.  Shelter, and support for women and families in crisis due to homelessness, poverty, and domestic violence.

UNI Reporting and Assistance

Safety at UNI
Resources and support for victims and survivors.  Includes links to UNI Sexual Misconduct Options and Resources with information about rights, reporting options (on-campus and civil),  and UNI Policy 13.02 (Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct at

UNI Counseling Center
Professionally-trained counselors and therapists provide psychological and counseling services to UNI students and consultation services to UNI faculty and staff.  

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