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Fruit and Leaves

The Central Iowa Trauma Recovery Center (CITRC) is a 501(c)3 trauma recovery recovery center located just south of Gray's Lake and Water Works Park in Des Moines, Iowa.  CITRC is the first trauma recovery center (TRC) located in Iowa, and the 25th in the United States. CITRC is part of the National Alliance of Trauma Recovery Centers, a membership which represents a national movement to reimagine the culture, care, and treatment centered on survivors of trauma.  One that is focused on establishing an organizational culture of compassion, health, and healing for survivors and providers.  


CITRC is a culturally responsive trauma recovery center that utilizes innovative trauma-informed practices that are evidence-based.  CITRC employs holistic interventions that are designed to help understand, enhance, empower, and foster resilience for survivors and their families.  While we connect with clients in the office, most of our work happens where our clients live, work and move.  Access to critical supports are vital during times of crisis, so our highly qualified multidisciplinary team of professionals will come to you from a safe and non-judgmental lens. 


You are not alone. 

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