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Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition
601 Business Loop 70W, Columbia, MO 65203
866-590-5959  Text: 866-590-5959

Hours: This volunteer-run organization has no regular office hours, but inquiries for information and services can be made as needed by calling or texting the toll-free number, or by email.
Services:  Direct services to victims of human trafficking include financial assistance for urgent or unmet needs, advocacy, and support to connect with resources throughout their journey toward wholeness.  Services also included education and training on human trafficking, available to any professional or civic group.

Howard County Office of the Circuit Clerk (filing ex-partes)
1 Courthouse Sq #8, Fayette, MO 65248

DeafLEAD (The L.E.A.D. Institute)
2502 W. Ash, Columbia, MO 65203
Phone: Voice/TTY (573)445-5005
Mid-Mo Crisis Line: (573)445-5035 or 1-888-761-4357
MO Deafline: (573)445-5059 or 1-800-380-3323  Fax: (573)445-5088

Hours: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, Crisis Line 24 hours
Services: Provide education, advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and other direct services for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, and late-deafened individuals and families; Deafline Missouri Crisis Hotline; Crisis Video Phone, sign language classes for all ages; deaf culture training to agencies; Teen Institute (camp for deaf and hard of hearing youth) teaches alcohol and drug abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS awareness, and other issues facing youth; free counseling for hearing and deaf individuals and their families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest and child abuse,
Fee: Sign language classes – call for current fee
Eligibility: Services provided as needed

Mid-Missouri Legal Services
1201 W. Broadway, Columbia, MO 65203
(573)442-0116   Fax: (573)875-0173
Hours: 8:30 - 4:30  Intake hours: 9:00 to 3:00

Services: Legal services to income qualified persons: consumer problems, divorce involving abuse or custody, other divorces, bankruptcies, utility problems, Medicaid, MC+, TANF, food stamps, landlord/tenant problems, juvenile court proceedings, public housing and Section 8, employment and unemployment compensation, education, SSI, elderly issues including powers of attorney and nursing home discharge.
Fee: Free
Eligibility: Income qualified, must reside in service area, civil cases only

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
217 Oscar Dr., Jefferson City, MO 65101     
573-634-4161 or 1-888-666-1911

Services: MCADSV serves as a public resource for information, including a directory of domestic and sexual violence service providers in the state. MCADSV is not a direct service provider.

Safe Passage Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Services
P.O. Box 456  Moberly, MO 65270
Office: 660-269-8999 Hotline: 800-616-3754  Hotline: 660-269-8111   Fax: 660-263-8492

Services are free to resident and non-resident victims and include, but are not limited too; 24 hour crisis hotline, emergency and long-term shelter, clothing, food, organized children's services, weekly support groups, counseling, life skills group, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, case management and assistance with crime victims compensation forms.
Counties served:
Audrain, Randolph, Boone, Chariton, Howard, Osage, Macon, Monroe, and Shelby counties

True North of Columbia
P.O. Box 1367, Columbia, MO 65205
Office: (573) 875-0503  Shelter: (573) 875-1369   Hotline: (573) 875-1370
Fax: (573) 875-0518 
Open 24 hours daily

True North serves those who are fleeing or would like to flee abusive domestic or sexual violence situations. Victims of domestic violence include those who are being abused either, physically, verbally, emotionally and/or psychologically by an intimate partner. Sexual violence victims include those who have been a victim of rape, sexual assault/harassment, human trafficking or stalking. We have a 24/7 hotline that you can call and an emergency shelter. We also provide orders of protection, case management, crisis intervention, counseling, support groups, domestic violence/sexual assault education, court and hospital advocacy, children’s services and outreach to any victim regardless of whether they are residing in our shelter or not.
Fee: All services of FREE and confidential for victims and their minor children
Eligibility: Must be experiencing domestic or sexual violence and wanting a safe way out of or a safer way to stay in the relationship.

Boonville, MO 65233
Office: 660-882-5202 Hotline: 660-537-4511

Providing Shelter for women and children who are victims of Domestic Violence. Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.