Safe Shelter & Housing Stability

CVFF, currently funded by IWF, provides emergency safe shelter, rapid rehousing, and homeless prevention services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in 14 counties of Northeast Iowa. A financial literacy program offers weekly classes in budgeting basics, understanding and building credit, working with financial institutions, and working with landlords. Other services offered include support groups, home furnishings donated to CVFF, temporary safe placement of pets during the client’s shelter stay, and individual crisis counseling.