Creating Safe Environments with Trauma Informed Care

Creating Safe Environments with Trauma Informed Care

Waypoint and KidsPoint strive to be a Trauma Informed Care (TIC) organization. Being a TIC organization means we...

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Waypoint Calls On Community to Help End Domestic Violence

Waypoint Calls On Community to Help End Domestic Violence

Throughout the month of October, Waypoint will be working share information about domestic violence, healthy relationships, and what resources are available to those who may need support. This year, the program is facing an 8% funding cut, so community support is now more important than ever.

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Waypoint starts program to support fathers wanting to move forward

Waypoint starts program to support fathers wanting to move forward

Waypoint is excited to announce a new initiative called the Caring Dads Program, which will be added to the multitude of services offered by the Domestic Violence Program. The Caring Dads Program has a goal of helping fathers improve their relationships with their children and end controlling, abusive, and neglectful behavior.

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5 Ways Waypoint’s DV Program is Cutting-Edge

5 Ways Waypoint’s DV Program is Cutting-Edge

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Waypoint is proud to be part of the effort to end domestic violence in our community. Domestic violence is a complex issue and requires a variety of approaches and solutions to help individuals from all backgrounds, ethnicities, and income levels move forward.

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Survivors' Program Helps Verna through the Impossible

Survivors' Program Helps Verna through the Impossible

Verna’s daughter, Angie, was killed in a car accident on March 18, 2012. She was ejected from the vehicle and died immediately. She was left lying in the ditch for an hour while the driver made calls to find someone to pick him up...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The month of May is nationally recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, meaning many resources are being shared regarding ways to find mental health support, ending stigma, and bringing awareness to illnesses that millions of people live with every day. However, few of these resources focus on the ways mental health interacts with other issues, such as the homeless.

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Tribute to Women of Achievement Honoree Bios 2021

Tribute to Women of Achievement Honoree Bios 2021

Join us in celebrating 30 amazing women who have made an impact in our community this past year.

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Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients 2021

Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients 2021

Each year, Waypoint chooses three recipients to receive scholarships to help them keep moving forward in their lives. A special thank you to the Honor Society for making this possible!

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Every year during the month of February, victim service providers and community advocates work together to spread awareness for teen dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, 1 in 3 teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from an intimate partner before they become adults. When college age students are examined, “nearly half (43%) of those who identify as college women report experiencing violent and abusive dating behaviors.”

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Program Resources

Program Resources

At Waypoint, we believe that housing and homelessness, domestic violence, poverty, and access to quality child care are community issues that must be addressed with dedication and support from the community at-large.

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For over 125 years, Waypoint has existed as a vital community resource for individuals in need.

Domestic Violence Resource & Support Line

800.208.0388 -or- 319.363.2093

Housing Services

319.366.7999 -or- 1.833.739.0065

KidsPoint Child Care

319.365.1636

Survivors' Program

319.365.1458

Contact Waypoint

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319.365.1458

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