24-Hour Central Iowa Crisis Line (CICS)

Phone: (844) 258-8858 

Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Center

Address: 911 Court St. Adel, Iowa, 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4095
Domestic Abuse 24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-400-4884
Sexual Abuse 24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-800-550-0004
Email: Complete the online form.
Description: Supporting victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and homelessness. All our services are voluntary, confidential, and available to all without discrimination. All services are available in English and Spanish. Serving Adair, Adams, Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Guthrie, Madison, Ringgold, Taylor, and Union counties.

Polk County Youth Services Division

Address: 1548 Hull Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-1397
Phone: (515) 286-3344
Phone: (515) 286-3350 (Centralized Intake)
Description: Serving youth in central Iowa. 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Your Life Iowa

Address: Lucas Building, 321 E 12th St, Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (855) 581-8111
Text: (855) 895-8398
Description: Your Life Iowa dispatches the Mobile Crisis Response Team

Youth and Shelter Services, Inc. (YSS)

Address: 612 Locust Street Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Phone: (515) 233-3141 or (515) 883-2379
Email: IHYC@yss.org
Description: Services for homeless families, children and adolescents.

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS)

Address: 918 Southeast 11th Street Des Moines, IA 50309-5324
Phone: (515) 282-9377
Email: Complete the online form.
Description: Provides emergency shelter, respite, crisis care, and counseling for children ages birth through 17 years.