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Where to Find Help

UPDATED September 13, 2017

Local Programs

Missouri

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Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse.   If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Please note that we list the organizations by county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple counties.  You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead. 

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Sedalia

CASA Shelter
P.O. Box 1371
Sedalia, MO 65302
Hotline: (660) 827-5555‎
Phone: (800) 894-1151
CASA Shelter provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, advocacy, therapy, support groups, emergency food/shelters. All services are provided in Spanish and Russian as well as English. CASA serves Pettis County and surrounding areas.

Sikeston

Sikeston House of Refuge
P.O. Box 244
Sikeston, MO 63801
Hotline: (877) 633-3843
Phone: (573) 472-3843
Web: http://www.sikestonhouseofrefuge.org/index.html
Sikeston House of Refuge provides services to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault and their children. Services include: a 24-hour crisis hotline; residential shelter; legal advocacy; in-house orders of protection filing; court advocacy; transportation to court hearings; on-site children and family therapists; transitional living specialist; non-residential services; support and life skills group; limited emergency hotel/motel placement; and referrals to outside resources and follow-up services. Sikeston House of Refuge serves Scott County

Springfield

Harmony House
3404 East Ridgeview
Springfield, MO 65804
Hotline: (417) 864-7233, (417) 837-7705 (TTY) or (800)831-6863
Phone: (417) 837-7700
Phone: (800) 831-6863
Web: https://www.myharmonyhouse.org
Harmony House offers crisis intervention, emergency shelter, outreach support and community education. Harmony House serves the Springfield area.

St. Charles

St. Charles Victim of Crime Assistance Program
300 North Second Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 949-7355
Web: http://www.sccmo.org/595/Victim-Services
St. Charles Victim of Crime Assistance Program offers victim assistance, victim compensation and victims’ rights to St. Charles County.

The Women’s Center (Bridgeway Counseling Services)
P.O. Box 51
St. Charles, MO 63302
Hotline: (877) 946-6854 or (636)946-6854
Phone: (636) 946-4780
Fax: (636) 946-6897
Web: http://www.bridgewaybh.com
Email: pkulik@bridgewaycounseling.com
Counties served:St. Charles, Lincoln, St. Louis Counties and City of St. Louis Services offered:shelter, domestic violence crisis intervention, case management, court advocacy,support groups for women and children, professional therapy for women, structured program for children and non-residential services.

St. Joseph

YWCA (St. Joseph)
304 North 8th Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Hotline: (816) 232-1225 or (800) 653-1477
Phone: (816) 232-4481
Web: http://ywcasj.org/
Email: frontoffice@ywcasj.org
The YWCA's Victim Services provides services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include: a 24-hour hotline, rape crisis program, shelter for women and children, professional counseling, case management, personal and court advocacy, specialized children's programs, support groups, life-skills groups, referrals to other services and individual therapy. Non-residential victims are also welcome to access support groups and individual therapy. The YWCA serves Buchanan County.

St. Louis

ALIVE
P.O. Box 11201
St. Louis, MO 63105
Hotline: (314) 993-2777 (Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis Counties) or (636) 583-5700 (Franklin County)
Phone: (314) 993-7080 (Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis Counties)
Phone: (636) 583-9863 or (800) 941-9144 (Franklin County)
Fax: (636) 583-6648 (Franklin County) or (314) 567-5629 (St. Louis County)
Web: http://www.alivestl.org/
Email: alivestl@sbcglobal.net
Services includes: a 24-hour hotline, short-term motel placement, domestic violence crisis intervention, case management, court advocacy, support groups for women and children, professional therapy for women, children, and men, outreach office and community education. ALIVE serves Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties.

Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis
539 North Grand, Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63103
Hotline: (314) 652-3623
Phone: (314) 652-9771
Fax: (314) 531-0299
Web: http://www.supportvictims.org/
Email: cvac@sbcglobal.net
CVAC helps with any and all crimes including burglary, robbery, identity theft, assault, homicide, hate crimes, sexual assault, and more. For victims of domestic violence, CVAC offers specialized services through our Legal Advocates for Abused Women (LAAW) programs. County served: City of St. Louis Services offered: criminal justice support/advocacy, crisis intervention, assistance filing crime victims compensation, crisis hotline, information referral, follow-up contact, personal advocacy, counseling, support group/primary caregivers of homicide survivors, crisis response team, and other services.

Kathy J. Weinman Shelter for Battered Women and their Children
P.O. Box 31171
St. Louis, MO 63131
Phone: (877) 407-8797
Web: http://www.friendsofweinman.org/
Services offered: case management, court advocacy, support groups for women and children, professional therapy for women, children, structured program for children to St. Louis County.

Legal Advocates for Abused Women
539 North Grand Boulevard, Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63103
Hotline: LAAW Hotline: (314) 664-6699; Legal Assistance: (800) 527-1460; or General hotline: (314) 652-3623
Web: https://www.supportvictims.org/legal-advocates-for-abused-women
Email: info@supportvictims.org
The Legal Advocates for Abused Women program is the only domestic violence program that partners with law enforcement and criminal court systems to break the cycle of violence at the earliest possible stage. LAAW serves St. Louis City and the Counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson, Lincoln and Franklin. For immediate assistance, call our legal helpline (number listed above) to speak with a trained advocate about safety planning, crisis support, legal information, and critical legal and social service referrals regardless of your geographic location. LAAW also offers free legal representation at adult and child order of protection hearings for victims of abuse. Eligibility guidelines address the needs of the poor and the “working poor” and clients receive on-going advocacy and support while the protective order is in effect or until an end to services is requested. Specialized services are provided for immigrants and refugees.

Life Source Consultants
119 Church Street, Suite 219
St. Louis, MO 63135
Hotline: (314) 524-0686
Phone: (314) 524-4130
Web: http://www.lifesourceconsultants.org/index.html
Email: contact@lifesourceconsultants.org
Counties served: City of St. Louis, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties services offered: domestic violence and sexual assault crisis intervention, case management, court advocacy, support groups for women and children, professional therapy for women, children, program for African-American women and women over 50.

Lydia's House
P.O. Box 2722
St. Louis, MO 63116
Phone: (314) 771-4411
Web: http://www.lydiashouse.org
Email: info@lydiashouse.org
Counties served: City of St. Louis, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties services offered: domestic violence crisis intervention, case management, court advocacy, support groups for women and children, professional therapy for women, children, structured program for children, financial literacy and economic independence programs, adult basic education classes and transitional housing.

Redevelopment Opportunities for Women
3309 South Kings highway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63139
Phone: (314) 534-9350
Fax: (314) 531-0372
Web: https://www.frcmo.org/
Email: stlrow@sbcglobal.net
Counties served: City of St. Louis; St. Louis County services offered: domestic violence and crisis intervention, case management, support groups for women and children, professional therapy for women, children, structured program for children, financial literacy and economic independence programs, and adult basic education classes.

Safe Connections
2165 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139
Hotline: (314) 531-2003
Phone: (314) 646-7500
Fax: (314) 646-8181
Web: https://safeconnections.org/
Counties served: City of St. Louis, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties services offered: domestic violence and sexual assault crisis intervention, case management, support groups for women and children, professional counseling for women, abuse prevention and education, and community education.

St. Martha's Hall
P.O. Box 4950
St. Louis, MO 63108
Hotline: (314) 533-1313
Phone: (314) 533-1313
Counties served: City of St. Louis, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties services offered: shelter, domestic violence crisis intervention, case management, court advocacy, support groups for women and children, professional therapy for women, children and a, structured program for children.

The Salvation Army Family Haven
10740 West Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 423-7770
Phone: (314) 427-0305
Web: http://www1.salvationarmy.org/uscsvcs.nsf/58473135acc2626286256bb40071f460/12856475913851df86256715005e1288!OpenDocument
Counties served: St. Louis City and County services offered: shelter, safe house, information/referral, and follow-up contact.

The Women's Safe House
P.O. Box 63010
St. Louis, MO 63163
Hotline: (314) 772-4535
Phone: (314) 772-4535
Fax: (314) 772-8902
Counties served: City of St. Louis and St. Louis County services offered: shelter, domestic violence crisis intervention, case management, court advocacy, support groups for women and children, structured program for children and a 24-hour crisis line.

YWCA (Metro St. Louis)
3820 West Pine Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
Hotline: (314) 531-7273
Phone: (314) 726-6665
Phone: (314) 531-1115
Fax: (314) 531-5008
Web: http://www.ywcastlouis.org/site/c.elKSIbOWIkJ8H/b.8082373/k.7EB5/Womens_Resource_Center.htm
Email: info@ywcastlouis.org
The Metro St. Louis YWCA's Women's Resource Center provides services to victims of sexual assault and abuse. Services include: a 24-hour crisis hotline, Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), individual therapy for any age 14 and older (Minors seeking therapy must be accompanied for their first appointment by a parent or guardian.), support groups, case management, group and individual counseling, educational services, and advocacy. The YWCA serves the City of St. Louis, St. Charles, and St. Louis Counties.

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