Helpful Links

Iowa Courts Online – A tool for searching court cases in the State of Iowa
Iowa Legal Aid
Iowa Bar Association – Find a Lawyer Tool
Iowa Department of Human Services
Children’s Square Shelter
VineLink – Nathional Victim Notification Network
Crime Victim Compensation

Payment Plan Application
Check Enforcement Plan
Small Claims Court
Catholic Charities
Court Rules and Forms
State Public Defender
City of Council Bluffs
Children’s Square Shelter
Project Harmony

Iowa State Wide Domestic Abuse Hotline 1.800.770.1650
Iowa State Wide Sexual Abuse Hotline 1.800.284.7821
Iowa Department of Human Services Child & Dependent Adult Abuse Hotline 1.800.362.2178

In the Spotlight

Hope 4 Iowa

The HOPE 4 IOWA Crisis Call Line connects individuals in crisis to a helping hand and the resources to address and improve mental wellness. Available 24/7. For more information visit our website here.








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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

Pottawattamie Alert is the countywide emergency notification system serving all residents within Pottawattamie County and its communities.

Part of the Alert Iowa System, Pottawattamie Alert is a high-speed notification and weather warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of Pottawattamie County and its Communities that allows public officials to warn citizens of pending emergencies, critical public information during disasters, recommended protective actions, and provides automated severe weather warnings tailored to your preferences. The system can also be used to provide other important information to communities.