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Call for Art From LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a Artists!

Friday, July 2, 2021
Call for Art From LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a Artists Living in Iowa!

RVAP is hosting an art show centered on the experiences of Iowa based LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a survivors. Any medium is acceptable.
coronavirus

Advocacy During The COVID-19 Outbreak

Friday, March 27, 2020
We are all in the midst of responding appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic as it spreads in our communities.   At RVAP, we are committed to doing our part in keeping our communities safe.

SERVICE UPDATE regarding the COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Dear RVAP supporters,

We are all in the midst of responding appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic as it spreads in our communities.   At RVAP, we are committed to doing our part in keeping our communities safe.
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Get help now

Speak with an advocate

For an RVAP advocate, call our 24-hour local crisis line at 319-335-6000 or 1-800-228-1625.

For a statewide advocate or referral to resources in your area, call the 24-hour Iowa Victim Service Call Center at  1-800-770-1650 or text ‘IOWAHELP’ to 20121.

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Check out our volunteer opportunities

Our volunteers are integral to the work that we do.

RVAP offers volunteer positions in direct service (in person and crisis line advocacy), prevention (UI campus or Johnson County community), our rural service area (Cedar, Iowa, Des Moines, Henry, Lee, Washington, & Van Buren Counties), and in our Queer Health Advocates Program (which has a separate application).

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Scared of the doctor? We'll go with you.

Queer Health Advocates are trained volunteers who accompany and advocate for members of the community who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, intersex, asexual, aromantic, queer, or questioning during medical appointments. Queer Health Advocates help their clients navigate the healthcare system and and get the care they deserve. All our services are free and confidential.