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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

A message from our Executive Director… Deaf Iowans Against Abuse Friends and Community, This month kicks off Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This awareness I hold very close to my heart. I was one of them. For many years, my “hearing” counselors could not understand what I was struggling with or why. I struggled with why

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DIAA Seeks Housing and Shelter Victim Service Advocate

We are currently accepting applications for Shelter & Housing Victim Service Advocate. Person(s) with sign language knowledge are encouraged to apply. The Shelter & Housing Victim Service Advocate coordinates case management services to all Deaf, those with any type of hearing loss, and their families who utilize emergency sheltering and housing services in Iowa. The individual

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Quad Cities Deaf Club invites DIAA to provide Healthy Relationship Workshop

Qaud Cities Deaf Club invites DIAA to provide Healthy Relationship Workshop Saturday, May 16, 2015 Fairmount Library 3000 North Fairmount St. Davenport IA 52806    

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 19 – 25 2015

NCVRW_Full Length with survivor National Crime Victims’ Rights Awareness Week Every year, millions of people’s lives are forever changed by crime. They are our families, neighbors, friends, and colleagues. April 19-25 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, a time to reach out and help deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind crime victims rebuild their lives.

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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Press Release

NCVRW press release PRESS RELEASE National Crime Victim’s Rights Week Every April, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) is held to promote victims’ rights and honor crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf. This year’s NCVRW will be held April 19-25 and the theme: Engaging Communities. Empowering Victims, presents the opportunities to highlight

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Donate and Help Deaf Survivors

Donate and Help Give A Fresh Start to Deaf Survivors. We need dry food such as canned and jarrred goods, boxed foods, and pasta. We are in great need of toiletries such as toilet paper, sanitary pads, tampons, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and much more. All items are to be shipped or dropped off at our main

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National Fundraising Campaign Launched

The National Domestic Violence Hotline partners with Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services to provide a Hotline staffed by Deaf Advocates who communicate in American Sign Language and answer calls from 9am-5pm PST, Monday through Friday. But what about calls that occur after 5pm and on weekends when the Deaf advocates are not available to receive

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