Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Services at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

Call (712) 396-6111 for 24-hour help or advice.

Sexual assault and domestic violence services are available 24 hours per day, every day of the year.

Sexual assault and domestic violence can happen to anyone — adolescent or adult, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital will assist you no matter your situation.

First steps

The first thing to do is seek treatment immediately, or at least within 120 hours, for: 

  • Identification and care of injuries
  • Evidence collection
  • Preventive treatment for some sexually transmitted diseases
  • Emergency pregnancy prevention
  • Emotional support
  • Counseling and crisis care referral
  • Health care follow-up recommendations and referral

Important- In order to keep the evidence viable, do not change clothes, bathe, shower, use the restroom or cleanse in any way prior to your examination. Also, if possible, do not eat, drink or smoke.

About the program

Operating 24 hours a day, every day of the year, the Methodist Jennie Edmundson SANE program is focused on those who have experienced sexual assault or domestic violence. The Sexual Assault Response Team is specially-trained to work with anyone experiencing this type of trauma.

Contact

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital
933 East Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

712-396-6111