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AIDS Project of the Ozarks (APO) provides HIV care and prevention services to people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and education to the public.

Service area: 29 counties in Southwest Missouri
Work with: Individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Information and support by phone or by mail and prevention education services.
Services for survivors after release include: Survivors of sexual assault in detention are eligible for all APO services, including: HIV counseling and testing; case management, which includes client assistance with medical, dental, and mental health referrals, and transportation and financial assistance; medical care and clinical services; substance abuse counseling; nutritional services; assistance with medication adherence; and access to a pantry of personal care and house cleaning items that cannot be purchased with food stamps.
Services for loved ones include: Family case management, including information, support, education, and referrals for other needed services.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: State prisoners who are enrolled in the STEP program in any of the 29 counties APO serves will be referred to APO to coordinate services prior to their release. Prisoners who contact APO at least two months prior to their release may be eligible for emergency housing assistance, which includes the first month’s rent and deposit, as well as other services.

address

1901 E. Bennett, Suite D
Springfield, MO 65804

office

(471) 881-1900

toll-free office

(800) 743-5767

office hours: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm and Friday, 9am-4:30pm CST
Accept Collect Calls: No
email

laurimassey@sbcglobal.net

website

aidsprojectoftheozarks.org

Audrain County Crisis Intervention Services provides a range of services for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Service area: Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Monroe, Montgomery, and Randolph Counties
Work with: All survivors of sexual assault, including those who were abused or molested as children, and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline or by mail; hospital accompaniment and advocacy; court advocacy and accompaniment; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as support groups for women, teen, and child survivors of sexual assault.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention, information, and referrals.
Fees: Free

address

P.O. Box 181
Mexico, MO 65265

office

(573) 581-3835

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
24-hour local hotline

(573) 581-2280

24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 246-2280

Accept Collect Calls: No
email

mccameyhouse@yahoo.com

Green Hills Community Action Agency provides comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Service area: Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Daviess, Grundy, Harrison, Linn, Livingston, Mercer, Putnam, and Sullivan Counties
Work with: Adult survivors of sexual abuse, rape, and sexual assault
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline or by mail; hospital accompaniment and advocacy during forensic examinations; court accompaniment and civil legal advocacy; personal advocacy; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as counseling and support groups for women who have experienced sexual assault or domestic violence.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention, hospital and court advocacy and accompaniment, individual counseling, and information and referrals.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Services are also available in Spanish and Tagalog. Se ofrecen los services en español. Kami ay naghahandog ng serbisyo sa wikang Tagalog.

address

P.O. Box 278
Trenton, MO 64683

24-hour office

(660) 359-3297

24-hour hotline

(800) 942-0649

Accept Collect Calls: No
website

ghcaa.org

The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crimes advocacy and education to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

Currently, KCAVP is the only LGBTQ-specific domestic violence or sexual assault services in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, or Iowa. KCAVP was created to address this gap by providing support and services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender queer and questioning victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate violence in the region, with a home base in the Kansas City area and services throughout Missouri and Kansas.

 

Service area: Entire state of Kansas and Missouri.
Work with: LGBTQ individuals who have experienced domestic/sexual/hate violence, trauma, neglect, or harassment.
Services for survivors during incarceration include: crisis intervention via: 24-hour hotline, by mail or by email; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; court accompaniment and legal accompaniment; in-person services such as counseling or support groups at local jails, youth detention centers, and/or prisons; advocacy/ case management; and/ or information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: crisis intervention via: 24-hour hotline, by mail or by email; hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; court accompaniment and legal accompaniment; in-person services such as counseling or support groups, advocacy/case management; and/ or information and referrals.
Services for loved ones include: crisis intervention via: 24-hour hotline, by mail or by email; in-person services such as counseling or support groups; and/ or information and referrals.
Fees: All services, including therapy, are free of charge.
Additional Information: Translation/ Interpreter services available

address

4050 Pennsylvania Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64111

office

(816) 561-2755

office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm CST
Accept Collect Calls: Yes
email

info@kcavp.org

website

www.kcavp.org

The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) provides comprehensive services to survivors of sexual assault in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Service area: Kansas City metropolitan area, including Jackson, Clay, Cass and Platte Counties. Additionally, outreach crisis intervention services are provided for adult and adolescent rape survivors in the Northland.
Work with: Survivors of sexual abuse and their significant others
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour crisis hotline; referral services; and hospital, police, and court advocacy. Survivors in need of immediate medical attention can arrange to have an advocate meet them at a hospital in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Trained advocates provide support and assistance during the medical evidence collection and reporting process.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as individual short-term crisis intervention counseling and support groups for both men and women who are survivors of sexual abuse.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above, as well as support groups for significant others.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Bilingual and multicultural counseling is available, including services for Spanish-speaking persons. Se habla español.

address

3100 Broadway, Suite 400
Kansas City, MO 64111

office

(816) 931-4527

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm CST
24-hour Missouri hotline

(816) 531-0233

Accept Collect Calls: No
website

mocsa.org

The Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MOCADSV) is a statewide membership coalition of organizations and individuals working to end violence against women and their children through direct services and social and systemic change.

Service area: Missouri
Work with: Service providers and survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Information about sexual assault and referrals to member organizations by phone or by mail and an online directory of domestic violence and sexual assault programs on the MOCADSV website.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: MOCADSV does not provide crisis intervention services or other direct services such as counseling for survivors of sexual assault or their loved ones, but can connect survivors to the rape crisis center nearest to them.

address

217 Oscar Drive, Suite A
Jefferson City, MO 65101

office

(573) 634-4161

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
Accept Collect Calls: Yes
email

mocadsv@mocadsv.org

website

mocadsv.org

Phelps County Family Crisis provides comprehensive services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and their loved ones.

Service area: Crawford, Dent, Maries, and Phelps County, but Phelps County Family Crisis is willing to provide assistance to anyone who contacts them
Work with: All survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline or by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic examinations; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as emergency housing, court advocacy, support groups, and counseling. Counseling and support groups take place in the domestic violence shelter and are only available to women. Phelps County Family Crisis can provide referrals for counseling to male survivors in need of these services.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention and individual counseling.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Emergency motel placement is available for male survivors of sexual assault who are not eligible for placement in the shelter.

address

P.O. Box 2259
Rolla, MO 65402

24-hour office

(573) 364-0579

24-hour local hotline

(573) 426-4687

24-hour toll-free hotline

(888) 570-3703

Accept Collect Calls: Yes, but contact first by mail to arrange the call
website

russell-house.org

Rape and Abuse Crisis Service provides direct services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Service area: Cole, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Osage, Southern Boone, and Southern Callaway Counties
Work with: All survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention, information, and referrals via the 24-hotline or by mail.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as individual counseling, advocacy, and accompaniment to hospitals, police stations, and courts, depending on the availability of staff.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

address

P.O. Box 416
Jefferson City, MO 65102

office

(573) 634-8364

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
24-hour local hotline

(573) 634-4911

24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 303-0013

Accept Collect Calls: No
website

racsjc.org

The Regional Family Crisis Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Service area: Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Madison, Perry, St. Francois, and St. Genevieve Counties
Work with: Adult survivors of sexual abuse, rape, and sexual assault
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention by phone or by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic examinations; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as general advocacy services, emergency shelter, food, transportation, and referrals for counseling and other services.
Services for loved ones include: Crisis intervention, information, and referrals.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Occasionally, the Regional Family Crisis Center offers support groups. Limited funding for emergency housing for male survivors is available, as well.

address

P.O. Box 231
Perryville, MO 63775

24-hour office

(573) 547-2480

24-hour toll-free hotline

(877) 527-4747

Accept Collect Calls: No
email

wsrfcc@yahoo.com

The Center for Family Resources provides comprehensive services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Service area: Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott, and Stoddard Counties
Work with: All survivors of sexual assault
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline or by mail; hospital accompaniment during forensic examinations; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as short-term crisis counseling.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Support groups are available, based on demand.

address

2770 N. Douglas St.
Malden, MO 63863

office

(573) 276-5500

office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm CST
24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 455-9229

Accept Collect Calls: Yes
email

cfr@bpsnetworks.com

The Victim Center provides support to men, women and children victims of violent and sexual crimes. Support includes crisis intervention, advocacy, court support, counseling & prevention education.  

Service area: SW Region of Missouri; Greene, Christian, Stone, Taney, Douglas, Ozark, Wright, Webster, Polk, Dallas, Cedar, Dade, Lawrence, Barry, Laclede are where most of our clients come from, however we are not limited to those counties.
Work with: All survivors of Sexual Assault & their non-offending family members
Services for survivors during incarceration include: While incarcerated, we can provide information and referrals over the phone.
Services for survivors after release include: Crisis Intervention, Counseling, Support Groups, Ex Parte Assistance, Court Support for the crime committed against them.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above
Fees: Free of charge
Additional Information: Unable to work with sex offenders or offenders of violent crimes. We do have some staff and volunteers who are fluent in Spanish.

address

819 Boonville
Springfield, MO 65802

office

(417) 863-7273

office hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm CST
24-hour hotline

(417) 864-7273

Accept Collect Calls: No
Toll Free:

1-800-743-5265

email

hope@thevictimcenter.org

website

thevictimcenter.com

The YWCA of St. Joseph offers comprehensive services for survivors of sexual assault.

Service area: Northwest Missouri
Work with: All survivors of sexual assault and rape, as well as family and friends
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention and advocacy via the 24-hour hotline or by mail; accompaniment and advocacy at hospital emergency rooms and police stations; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as individual counseling.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

address

304 N. 8th St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501

office

(816) 232-4481

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm CST
24-hour hotline

(816) 232-1225

24-hour toll-free hotline

(800) 653-1477

Accept Collect Calls: No
email

ywca@ywcasj.org

website

ywcasj.org

Central Office Investigations
Office: (573) 526-6504

Central Region Investigations
ACC, BCC, CMCC, FRDC, MCC, NECC, JCCC, TCC, WERDCC
Office: (573) 882-9170

Eastern Region Investigations
ERDCC, FCC, MECC, OCC, PCC, SCCC, SECC, SLCRC
Office: (573) 218-7108

Western Region Investigations
CCC, CRCC, KCCRC, MTC, WMCC, WRDCC
Office: (816) 387-2795

The Office of the Inspector General is charged with objectively examining department operations to ensure they are in compliance with established policy and procedure. This is accomplished through the MODOC’s Investigation Unit, which investigates violations of Missouri State Law and serious violations of Department procedure at all Department of Corrections facilities across the state. The unit, consisting of an Inspector General, three Regional Investigation Supervisors, and 31 Investigator II’s, works closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement to ensure criminal violators are prosecuted. Inmates who have been sexually assaulted in an MODOC facility can contact the Investigations Unit by calling or writing to the address above to report the assault and any concerns regarding the handling of investigations into such abuse.

address

2729 Plaza Drive
P.O. Box 236
Jefferson City, MO 65102

office

(573) 751-2389

TDD

(573) 751-5984

website

doc.mo.gov/inspgeneral.htm

The Missouri Lawyer Referral Service helps make legal services available to individuals and families in need of a lawyer. This service costs $25 and entitles you to an up-to-thirty-minute consultation with an attorney where you can get your legal questions answered and get legal advice. The attorney does not charge you for the up-to-thirty minute consultation. The Missouri Lawyer Referrals Service is not affiliated with legal aid and does not have free or pro bono attorneys. This service does not provide lawyer referrals in St. Louis, Kansas City or Springfield.

In St. Louis, call the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Lawyer Referral Service at (314) 621-6681.

In Kansas City, call the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at (816) 221-9472.

In Springfield, call the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at (417) 831-2783.

address

P.O. Box 119
Jefferson City, MO 65102

office

(573) 636-3635

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm and 1-3pm CST
website

mobar.org