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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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Bonne Terre

Southeast Missouri Family Violence Council
P.O. Box 465
Bonne Terre, MO 63628
Hotline: (800) 663-9929
Phone: (573) 358-3913
Southeast Missouri Family Violence Council provides a 24-hour crisis line, education, support services and an emergency shelter to southeast Missouri.

Branson

The Crisis Center of Taney County, Inc.
P.O. Box 282
Branson, MO 65615
Hotline: (417) 561-5084 or (866) 379-0074
Phone: (417) 561-5105
Fax: (417) 561-8405
Web: http://taneycrisiscenter.org/
Email: Becky@TaneyCrisisCenter.org
The Crisis Center of Taney County, Inc. provides advocacy, support, emergency shelter, transitional housing, referrals, prescription assistance, food, clothing, personal hygiene supplies and a 24-hour crisis line. The Crisis Center of Taney County, Inc. serves Taney, Christian, Greene, and Stone Counties.

Camdenton

Citizens Against Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 245
Camdenton, MO 65020
Hotline: (888) 809-7233
Phone: (573) 346-9630
Web: http://www.cadv-voc.org/
Citizens Against Domestic Violence (CADV) provides advocacy, safe shelter and a hotline to the Lake of the Ozarks region.

Cape Girardeau

Safe House for Women, Inc.
230 North Spring Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Hotline: (800) 341-1830
Phone: (573) 335-7745
Web: http://www.semosafehouse.org/
Email: director@semosafehouse.org
Safe House for Women, Inc. provides a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, advocacy, counseling, and support groups. Safe House for Women serves the Cape Girardeau area.

Charleston

Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center
601 West Marshall Street
Charleston, MO 63834
Hotline: (800) 382-7294
Phone: (573) 649-3731
Web: http://www.swflc.com/domestic-violencesexual-assault-shelter.html
Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center provides an emergency shelter, advocacy, legal services, safe exchange and visitation, 24-hour crisis line and batterer intervention. Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center serves Mississippi County.

Columbia

Rainbow House Regional Child Advocacy Center/Shelter
1611 Towne Drive
Columbia, MO 65202
Hotline: (573) 474-3558
Phone: (573) 474-6600 Child Advocacy Center
Web: https://rainbowhousecolumbia.org/index.html
Rainbow House provides a children’s emergency shelter, advocacy and homeless youth program. Rainbow House serves the Columbia area.

The L.E.A.D. Institute
2502 West Ash
Columbia, MO 65203
Hotline: (888) 761-4357
Phone: (573) 445-5035
Web: http://www.deaflead.com/
The L.E.A.D institute provides victim assistance, a 24-hour crisis line/text line and advocacy. They specialize in working with victims of domestic violence who are deaf or hearing impaired. They serve the Columbia area.

True North
P.O. Box 1367
Columbia, MO 65205
Hotline: (573) 875-1370
Phone: (573) 875-1369
Phone: (800) 548-2480
Web: http://truenorthofcolumbia.org/
True North provides an emergency shelter, education, outreach, a 24-hour hotline, support groups and advocacy. True North serves to Boone County.

Ellington

Casa Guadalupe Shelter
P.O. Box 417
Ellington, MO 63638
Hotline: (888) 228-8122
Phone: (573) 663-2766
Phone: (573) 663-7757
Email: casag@mcmo.net
Casa Guadalupe Shelter provides an emergency shelter, education, safety planning as well as general safety advice. Casa Guadalupe Shelter serves Iron, Reynolds, Carter, Shannon and Wayne Counties

Festus

Comtrea Community Mental Health Center -- A Safe Place Shelter
227 Main Street
Festus, MO 63028
Phone: (636) 931-2700 (9am-4:30pm M-F)
Phone: (800) 811-4760 (After hours & weekends)
Web: http://www.comtrea.org
A Safe Place Shelter provides a shelter, therapy, a 24-hour hotline, referral and advocacy. A Safe Place Shelter serves to Jefferson County.

Fulton

Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 786
Fulton, MO 65251
Hotline: (866) 642-4422
Phone: (573) 642-1418
Web: http://callawaycardv.org/
Email: staff@callawaycardv.org
Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) provides a 24-hour helpline, crisis intervention/management, advocacy, emergency shelter, support, counseling and assistance with protection orders. CARDV serves Callaway County.

Hannibal

Avenues
P.O. Box 284
Hannibal, MO 63401
Hotline: (800) 678-7713
Phone: (573) 406-1400
Web: http://www.avenueshelp.org/
Avenues provides a 24-hour hotline, advocacy, an emergency shelter and emergency medical services. Avenues serves Marion, Lewis, Clark, Pike, Ralls, Shelby and Monroe Counties.

Harrisonville

Hope Haven of Cass County
P.O. Box 754
Harrisonville, MO 64701
Hotline: (816) 380-4663
Phone: (816) 380-2833
Web: https://www.hopehavenofcasscounty.org/
Email: Hopehavened@gmail.com
Hope Haven of Cass County provides a crisis hotline, shelter, court advocacy, assistance with orders of protection, case management, counseling, support groups and community services to Cass County.

Jefferson City

Rape & Abuse Crisis Service
P.O. Box 416
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Hotline: (800) 303-0013
Phone: (573) 634-4911
Web: http://racsjc.org/
Email: racs@racsjc.org
Rape & Abuse Crisis Service (RACS) provides an emergency shelter, counseling, support group, advocacy, a hotline and case management. RACS provides serves Cole, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Osage, Southern Boone and Southern Callaway.

Joplin

Lafayette House
P.O. Box 1765
Joplin, MO 64802
Hotline: (800) 416-1772
Phone: (417) 782-1772 (Joplin), (417) 235-6140 (Monett), (417) 451-6106 (Neosho)
Web: http://www.lafayettehouse.org/
Lafayette House provides an emergency shelter, hotline, therapy and support services to Jasper, Newton, Barry, Lawrence, McDonald, Dade and Barton Counties.

Kansas City

NewHouse
P.O. Box 240019
Kansas City, MO 64124
Hotline: (816) 471-5800
Phone: (816) 474-6446
Phone: (816) 468-5463
Web: http://www.newhouseshelter.org
New House offers a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, mental health services, job training, substance abuse counselling and court advocacy to survivors in the Kansas city urban area.

Rose Brooks Center
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132
Hotline: (816) 861-6100
Phone: (816) 605-7112
Web: http://www.rosebrooks.org
Rose Brooks Center offers safety planning, emergency housing, pet shelter and support to the greater Kansas City area.

Kimberling City

Harbor House
13192 State Highway 13
Kimberling City, MO 65686
Hotline: (877) 507-7233
Phone: (417) 739-3200
Web: http://catrl.org/domestic-violence/
Harbor House provides emergency shelter, personal advocacy, legal referrals, court advocacy and therapy to the Table Rock Lake area.

Lebanon

Council to Prevent Family Violence
P.O. Box 1281
Lebanon, MO 65536
Hotline: (417) 532-2885
Phone: (417) 533-5201
Phone: (877) 275-0930
Email: cope@webound.com
Council to Prevent Family Violence provides support and an emergency helpline to Laclede, Wright, Texas and Dallas Counties.

Lee's Summit

Hope House
P.O. Box 577
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Hotline: (816) 461-4673
Phone: (814) 461-4188
Fax: (816) 257-9350
Web: http://www.hopehouse.net/
Hope House provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include: a 24-hour hotline; two emergency shelter facilities-male survivors/and or families with adult male dependents are placed off-site; therapy; outreach programs with local law enforcement, therapists, and hospitals; and court advocacy.

Lexington

House of Hope, Inc.
301 Broadway
Lexington, MO 64067
Hotline: (888) 259-6795
Phone: (660) 259-4766
Web: https://www.lexingtonhouseofhope.org
Hope House Inc. provides case management, support groups, a 24-hour crisis line, transition support emergency shelter, legal referrals, emergency transportation and safe exchange/supervised visitation. Hope House Inc. serves Lafayette County.

Marshall

The Lighthouse Shelter
19 East Arrow Street
Marshall, MO 65340
Phone: (660) 202-4301
Web: http://www.lighthouseshelter.com
Email: lighthouseexecutivedirector@gmail.com
The Lighthouse Shelter provides emergency shelter and a crisis line to both male and female survivors of domestic violence. The Lighthouse Shelter serves Saline County.

Maryville

Children & Family Center of Northwest Missouri
2022 South Main
Maryville, MO 64468
Hotline: (866) 382-7867
Phone: (660) 562-2320
Web: http://www.childrenandfamilycenter.org/
Children and Family Center provides crisis management, case management, advocacy, 24-hour crisis hotline, residential shelter, SART, children’s program and support groups. Children and Family Center serves Maryville County.

Mexico

Audrain County Crisis Intervention Services
P.O. Box 181
Mexico, MO 65265
Hotline: (800) 246-2280
Phone: (573) 581-3835
Audrain County Crisis Intervention Services(ACCIS) provides a 24-hour hotline, shelter, prevention, education, advocacy and case management. ACCIS serves Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Montgomery, Monroe and Randolph Counties.

Moberly

Safe Passage
P.O. Box 456
Moberly, MO 65270
Hotline: (660) 269-8111
Phone: (660) 269-8999
Phone: (800) 616-3754
Web: http://www.safepassagemoberly.org/
Safe Passage provides emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, clothing, food, children’s services, support groups, and advocacy. Safe Passage serves Audrain, Boone, Chariton, Howard, Linn, Macon, Monroe, Randolph and Shelby Counties.

Mountain View

Agape House Inc.
P.O. Box 550
Mountain View, MO 65548
Hotline: (800) 667-1811
Phone: (417) 934-1811
Email: agapeadvocates@netscape.net
Agape House Inc. provides residential shelter, outreach services, support group, advocacy and case management. Agape House serves Howell and Texas Counties.

Nevada

Council on Families in Crisis/Moss House
415 North Main
Nevada, MO 64772
Phone: (417) 667-7171
Moss House provides a 24-hour shelter, 24-hour crisis line, crisis intervention, case management, safety planning, referrals, support groups and advocacy. Moss House serves the Nevada area.

Parkville

SafeHaven of Kansas City, Inc.
400 East 6th St.
Parkville, MO 64152
Hotline: (816) 321-7050
Phone: (800) 491-1114
Web: http://www.synergyservices.org
SafeHaven provides a crisis hotline, shelter, counseling, support groups and youth programs. SafeHaven serves the Kansas City area.

Perryville

Regional Family Crisis Center
307 Independence Drive
P.O. Box 231
Perryville, MO 63775
Hotline: (877) 527-4747
Phone: (573) 547-2480
Regional Family Crisis Center provides advocacy, referrals, a 24-hour hotline and emergency shelter to Perry (Ralls) County.

Poplar Bluff

Haven House, Inc.
921 West Harper Street
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Hotline: (800) 491-1138
Phone: (573) 686-4873
Web: http://havenhousepoplarbluff.com/
Haven House provides a 24-hour hotline, shelter, support groups, outreach, court advocacy and batterer’s intervention to the Poplar Bluff area.

Rolla

Russell House
P.O. Box 2259
Rolla, MO 65401
Hotline: (800) 998-8340
Phone: (573) 775-5101
Web: http://www.russellhouse.info/
Russell House offers a 24-hour crisis line, shelter, support groups, court advocacy, counseling and community outreach. Russell House serves Crawford, Dent, Maries and Phelps Counties.

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.

Tarkio

C.A.R.E. of Atchison County, Inc.
P.O. Box 62
Tarkio, MO 64491
Phone: (660) 744-9966
Email: care@rpt.coop
CARE provides a 24-hour crisis line, advocacy, support groups, and a three night emergency shelter to Atchison County.

Trenton

Green Hills Women's Shelter
P.O. Box 278
Trenton, MO 64683
Phone: (816) 359-3297
Phone: (800) 942-0649
Web: http://greenhillswomensshelter.net/blog/
Green Hills Women’s Shelter provides safety planning, assistance in obtaining protection order/medical care, advocacy, support groups, a 24-hour crisis line and emergency shelter. Green ill’s Women’s Shelter provides service to 11 counties around the Trenton area including Grundy and Clinton-DeKalb Counties.

Troy

Bridgeway Behavioral Health (Terry L. Robertson Center)
P.O. Box 17
Troy, MO 63379
Hotline: (636) 462-3355
Phone: (636) 462-2724
Phone: (877) 462-1758
Web: http://www.bridgewaybh.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.

Warrensburg

Survival Adult Abuse Center (Survival House)
P.O. Box 344
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Hotline: (660) 429-2847 or (800) 846-7597
Phone: (660) 429-1088
Web: http://survivalhouse.org
Survival House provides temporary shelter, 24-hour crisis line, court advocacy, case management, support groups, children’s services and crime victim’s compensation assistance. Survival house provides service to Johnson County.

Warrenton

Turning Point
P.O. Box 426
Warrenton, MO 63383
Hotline: (888) 873-7233
Phone: (636) 456-1186
Web: http://www.turningpointdvs.com
Email: ellen@turningpointdvs.com
Turning point provides a 24-hour hotline, court advocacy, referrals, emergency shelter and support groups to Warren, Montgomery, St. Charles, Franklin Counties as well as surrounding Counties in East Central Missouri.

Waynesville

Genesis-A Place of New Beginnings
1811 Historic Route 66 West
Waynesville, MO 65583
Hotline: (573) 774-2628 or (877) 774-2628
Phone: (573) 774-2628
Web: http://www.goodsam-genesis.org/
Email: pccc@jobe.net
Genisis provides food, clothing, financial relief and other services to Pulaski County.

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