Direct Services

Nisaa functions as a resource and support for the African communities in Iowa affected by domestic violence and sexual assault

  •  Providing crisis advocacy, s
  • Safety planning
  • Individual and group counseling,
  • Employers, and educational institutions; criminal justice,
  • Legal advocacy.
  • Court accompaniment;
  • Immigration assistance;
  • VAWA or U-Visa applications;
  • medical care support and advocacy.
  • Help with housing,
  •  Finding employment,
  • Government benefit applications,
  • Help in finding child care; a
  • Assistance with victim’s compensation application,  and notification;
  • Follow-ups and support services
  • Covid-19 education & outreach