SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

ONE MORE is the social enterprise program that provides trauma informed employment at Wings of Refuge. Each survivor makes these hand-crafted products as she saves for her future.

 

Through your purchase, sex trafficking ends and restoration is possible.

ONLINE ADMISSIONS APPLICATION

We are pleased that you are considering joining the Wings of Refuge community, a voluntary faith-based program for individuals who have the desire and motivation to make a change in their lives. Wings of Refuge is a residential program in central Iowa for women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation. Housing is provided for long-term restoration and services include individual and group counseling, recovery support, life skills training, education and vocational training, and employment. Please review the intake considerations and fill out the admissions application so placement can be handled in a timely manner.

We will look over your information and contact you regarding next steps.

Thank you for your interest in Wings of Refuge. You can contact us at laurat@wingsofrefugeia.net Regardless of your decision, we wish you all the best as you continue your life’s journey!

Sincerely,

Laura Teske

Programming Director

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program? Wings of Refuge is a long-term restoration home. Length of stay varies per individual.

 

What does the program cost? There are no costs to the participant to be a part of the restoration program.

How many women live at Wings of Refuge? Up to five women can live at the Wings of Refuge home at one time.

Can I have visitors while in the program? We focus on your own needs first. After the first 30 days, your individual goals will determine visits with loved ones.

Can I have my cell phone at Wings of Refuge? We ask that your cell phone be put away for your safety and the safety of others in our home. Supervised phone calls to your safe contacts can be made from the house phone. The frequency and duration of those calls will be determined by your individual goals. There will be no access to social media during your stay.

Will transportation be accessible? Yes, we will provide you with transportation while you are in our home.

 

Can I smoke in the program? Yes, you can have smoking privileges in designated areas outside of the home.

Can I use drugs & alcohol while in the program? Wings of Refuge is a drug & alcohol free program. We do not allow the use of drugs or alcohol while you are a part of the program.