Rape Victim Advocacy Program

Mission Statement

The mission of RVAP is to provide free, confidential, trauma-informed advocacy to all affected by sexual violence and promote social change through prevention education.

About the Rape Victim Advocacy Program 

The Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP) is a sexual assault victim advocate and prevention education agency that also hosts the Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline. RVAP serves anyone impacted by sexual violence, survivors and/or their loved ones, in the following eastern Iowa counties: Cedar, Des Moines, Henry, Iowa, Johnson, Lee, Washington, and Van Buren.

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Contact the RVAP

332 S. Linn St., Suite 100
Iowa City, IA 52240

319-335-6001

Our Services

We provide free, confidential and trauma-informed services to anyone directly or indirectly impacted by sexual violence in Cedar, Des Moines, Henry, Iowa, Johnson, Lee, Washington, and Van Buren counties. Anyone includes but is not limited to individuals of any age, gender, identity, culture, etc. 

Key Statistics

6,058

Total volunteer hours.

4,350

Number of hotline calls.

218

Total number of presentations including 11,261 attendees.

Recent News for Rape Victim Advocacy Program

Recent News

2019 Finkbine Award Recipients

University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors on April 23 at the 102nd Finkbine Dinner. UI...