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Crisis Intervention Service is a private, non-profit organization that has provided services to North Iowans since 1977. The mission of Crisis Intervention Service is to provide victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault in North Central Iowa with confidential, 24-hour services including emergency shelter, safety, support & education with the assistance of professional staff and trained volunteers.

Crisis Intervention Service serves an essentially rural, eight county area in North Central Iowa. Counties in the service area include Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Kossuth, Mitchell, Winnebago and Worth. CIS has an office in Mason City and outreach offices in Algona, Charles City, Forest City, Hampton and Osage. Advocates will also meet with clients in a safe place in other communities if the client is unable to travel to one of our six office locationsAll services and programs are available to the general public at no cost.

  • A safe place for victims of domestic violence & sexual assault
  • A crisis line available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week
  • Comprehensive community education program