Grief Support

What You Can Do to Help a Survivor of Homicide Victims

Homicide victims getting help in Iowa

  • Be a good listener
  • Ask how you can help
  • Don't overwhelm the person
  • Offer unconditional love and support
  • Tell the person about Crisis Intervention Service



We Can Help

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line
  • Family and individual counseling
  • Counseling
  • Legal and medical advocacy
  • Advocacy to support survivors through the criminal justice systems and help connect with needed community resources.
  • Accompaniment to law enforcement meetings and court proceedings
  • Information and referral
  • Community education
  • Support groups