The Diocese of Des Moines

Victim Assistance



The Bishop has appointed Sherry Knox as the Victim Assistance Advocate. She is also a staff member at Polk County Victim Services.  Ms. Knox assists victims through the complaint process, and in seeking support and counseling services. Interested parties can call Ms. Knox at (515) 286-2028 or e-mail her at to make a complaint or seek support or counseling.  Please see "File a Complaint" for instructions on filing a formal complaint with the diocese.