Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments - 314-993-2777
Counseling, emergency sanctuary, and other critical services to adults and children Impacted by domestic abuse.
A website with links to many domestic violence resources and guidelines,
as well as warning signs of abuse and more.
St. Charles County - The Women’s Center in St. Charles
24-Hour Toll-Free Crisis Line: 877-946-6854 or 636-224-1800
Lincoln County - The Terry L. Robertson Center in Troy
24-Hour Toll-Free Crisis Line: 877-462-1758 or 636-224-1850
Bridgeway operates the only two emergency safe shelters and outreach centers in St. Charles and Lincoln Counties for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
CALL FOR HELP, INC.
Comprehensive crisis and other services in Metro East including sexual abuse and assault.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week Hotline Number 618-397-0975
618-397-0975 – Main Office/Lebanon Rd.
618-462-0552 – Alton
618-271-8990 – East St. Louis
To report suspected child abuse in Missouri or Illinois contact:Missouri Toll-Free: 800-392-3738Local (toll): 573-751-3448Illinois Toll-Free: 800-252-2873Local (toll): 217-785-4020Missouri Dept. of Social Services:www.dss.mo.gov/
CLICK TO EMPOWER
National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224
2727 N. Kingshighway 63113
Various locations for teens in crisis. The Covenant House NINELINE is now only available on the Internet at www.NINELINE.org where young people can submit questions via e-mail or participate in forums, find location information, and more.
COVERING HOUSE - PO Box 12206-63157
314-962-3450 - www.thecoveringhouse.org
Facility for girls between the ages of 13-17 years old who have experienced sexual trafficking or exploitation in the U.S. Counseling, therapy, housing, education.
CRIME VICTIM ADVOCACY CENTER
ST. LOUIS ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NETWORK (SLEVAWN)
539 N. Grand, Suite 400 63103 - www.slevawn.org/ 314-652-3623
Offers intervention, personal advocacy, assistance filing crime victims’ compensation, trauma-specific counseling, and more. The Legal Advocates for Abused Women Program of CVAC helps victims of abuse in times of crisis. LAAW Program also partners directly with the legal system to provide free intervention services including crisis intervention, legal information, and safety planning. LAAW Program also offers assistance in filing Orders of Protection and can provide free legal representation for Orders of Protection.
CRISIS AID INTERNATIONAL
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 510167 | Saint Louis, MO 63151
Headquarters Office: 5427 Telegraph Rd. | Saint Louis, MO 63129
Safe Home: Saint Louis County
Contact: Directly – 314-487-1400 | Toll-free – 1-888-740-7779
Crisis Aid International has been rescuing girls globally since December 2006. After providing services to more than 540 survivors of sex trafficking and operating multiple refuge homes for victims worldwide.
A 24-Hour Safe Haven Dedicated to Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect Throughout the Region. Many locations.
24-Hour Helpline 314-768-3201 OR 314-338-2200
ELDER ABUSE HOTLINE
and to report abuse of people with disabilities:1-800-392-0210 Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services www.health.mo.gov/safety/abuse
Women in need of emergency shelter 314-421-3020, or 314-690-1304 between 9 AM to 3 PM to arrange transport. Sponsored by NLEC, New Life Evangelistic Center.
FAMILY FORWARD: ROW PROGRAMS
REDEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN
3309 South Kingshighway 63139
City Office: 1914 Olive St. 63103 314-588-8300
County Office: 2709 Woodson Rd. Overland 63114 314-588-8300
A variety of programs, including housing, for battered women and their children. Emphasis is on financial stability.Call 314-588-8300 to register for REAP, Family Strengths, or Family Literacy classes. Childcare is provided at many locations for children ages six and under while participants are in class, but registration is required.
HEALING ACTION ST. LOUIS - 314-833-4515
Services for survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation, in addition to advocacy and providing awareness of human trafficking.
National Human Trafficking Resource Center:
888-373-7888 Text BeFree (233733)
KATHY WEINMAN CENTER
24/7 Youth Connection Helpline: 1(877) 928-2929 / 314-628-2929
Temporary, emergency shelter, court advocacy, professional therapy for women and children, support groups. Follow-up supportive services available. St. Louis County operates this shelter.
LIFE SOURCE CONSULTANTS
Crisis hotline: 314-524-0686
A domestic and sexual violence Crisis Center located in North County
119 Church Street, Suite 219, Ferguson, MO 63135
Outreach Office: 929 North Spring Avenue 63108
Provides therapy, support groups, case management, legal advocacy and more.
Community and faith-based domestic violence education, transitional housing, crisis intervention, court advocacy, support groups for women and children, case management. They now have a program that allows residents to keep their pets.
Domestic violence information and resources.
MISSOURI COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC & SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Extensive Statewide listing of resources for women who have been, (or are) victims of assault or domestic violence. A statewide network of community-based programs and individuals providing shelter, support and advocacy to battered women and their children.
NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER (NLEC) SAFE HOUSES
2428 Woodson Road
Overland, MO 63114
www.newlifeevangelisticcenter.org 314-421-3020 or 314-690-1304
Call for information about their safe houses and transitional housing training programs.
PATHWAYS TO BRIGHTNESS
Diamond Diva Empowerment Foundation
1409 WASHINGTON AVE. STE. 503 63103
Assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking with direct and supportive services, including financial and housing assistance, one on one counseling, and personal development. (Program not limited to women.)
(Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673) www.rainn.org/
The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. Anti-sexual assault organization working with local rape crisis centers across the U.S. Also has a web-based crisis hotline providing live, on-line chat and anonymous support.
ROW (REDEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN)
1914 Olive St. 63103 314-588-8300
Provides advocacy and financial literacy services for women who have experienced domestic violence, poverty/economic hardship, and/or homelessness. ROW focuses on the economic and social context in which women find themselves and builds upon their current strengths as women and as parents.
SAFE AT HOME
Provides survivors of abuse and threats with a substitute address for IDs, driver licenses, court documents, etc. Requestor must 1) be a survivor of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or rape, 2) have recently moved to a safe address, 3) take other steps to protect herself/himself, and 4) be a Missouri resident.
24-hour abuse hotline: 314-531-2003
2165 Hampton Avenue 63139
314-646-7500 x101 | 24-Hour Crisis Helpline: 314-531-2003
www.safeconnections.org Safe Connections offers a domestic and sexual abuse 24-hour helpline, (not intended for child abuse cases), and counseling and support groups for victims of domestic abuse, dating violence, sexual assault or rape. All these services are for ages 12 and up. Also, prevention education workshops and discussion groups for middle and high school students.
VIOLENCE PREVENTION CENTER, SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS
#2C Bellevue Park Plaza, Belleville IL. (at the intersection of North Belt West and West Main Street). 800-924-0096 OR 618) 236-2531 ext. 140
A resale shop that sells donated, pre-owned clothing, furniture, and household items in good condition. Emergency vouchers for clothing and/or other items are given to shop for items free of charge.
SAWERAA (South Asian Women Empowered Regional Association)
4530 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Bridgeton, MO 63044
www.saweraastl.org/ 435-3722 (local help line) or 877-729-3722 (toll free helpline) Case management, domestic violence crisis intervention, safe homes, more.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY DOMESTICE VIOLENCE COURT
St. Louis County Courthouse
7900 Carondelet Avenue, Room 299 . Clayton, MO 63105
Established to create a coordinated community response to domestic violence from the justice system and partner agencies.
ST. MARTHA'S HALL
P.O. Box 4950, St. Louis 63108
314-533-1313 (available 24/7)
Their website includes valuable information and resources. St. Martha’s Hall is a confidential shelter for abused women and their children. Services include individual and group counseling, legal advocacy, information, referral, and follow up. Clients must be female victims of domestic violence, 18 years old and up. Stays can be up to four months.
Emergency Shelter and Supportive Services for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence For Warren, Montgomery, St. Charles, Franklin, and Gasconade Counties and surrounding counties in east central Missouri.
VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAM, INC.
www.vipmujeres.org/ Bilingual Live Hotline 800-664-5880
Online resources and phone support for Latina women.
VIOLENCE PREVENTION CENTER, SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS
P.O. Box 831 Belleville, IL 62222
24 HOUR HELPLINES
800-924-0096 OR 618) 236-2531 ext. 140
24 Hour Crisis Hotline 618-235-0892
Crisis hotline, emergency shelter, individual and group counseling for adults and children, court and police advocacy, information and referrals.
WOMEN'S SAFE HOUSE
24-HOUR CRISIS INTERVENTION HOTLINE
Address: Confidential P.O. Box 63010 St. Louis, MO 63163
Crisis Intervention & Safety Planning Hotline – 314-772-4535 (available 24/7)
Provides safe shelter and transitional living services to battered women and their dependent children.
Founded in 1922, TWSH is the first domestic violence shelter in St. Louis. It is also the largest in St. Louis.
YWCA WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTERS
3820 West Pine Blvd. 63108
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Line: 314-645-4848
Crisis Line: 314-531-7273
1770 Beltway Drive St. Louis, MO 63114 314-427-4940
YWCA St. Charles Domestic Violence Support Center
4116 McClay St. Charles, MO 63304 636-373-7911
SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE
RAINN: www.rainn.org - 800-656-4673
Chat online with a trained staff member for confidential crisis support, and more resources.