St. Louis and National Resources

Helplines / Hotlines

Safe Connections Crisis Helpline – 314.531.2003

St. Louis Regional Sexual Assault Hotline – 314.531.7273

Life Crisis-Suicide/Crisis Hotline – 314.647.4357

Kids Under Twenty One (KUTO) – 314.644.5886

Elder Abuse Hotline – 800.392.0210

Child Abuse Hotline – 800.392.3738

Domestic Violence and Rape Hotline – 800.392.0210

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline – 1.866.331.9474

United Way of Greater St. Louis Information Line – 211

National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline – 1-888-373-7888

St. Louis Region Advocacy Services

ALIVE – 314.993.7080
Therapy for women, children and men; court advocacy

AWARE – 314.362.9273
Hospital Advocacy as well as court advocacy

Bridgeway Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Services – 1.877.946.6854
Advocacy for women; hospital advocacy

Kathy J. Weinman Shelter for Battered Women and Their Children  – 314.423.1117
Shelter services

The L.E.A.D. Institute – 573.445.5005
(Leadership through Education and Advocacy for the Deaf) Court advocacy; hospital advocacy; therapy; ASL fluency

Life Source Consultants – 314.524.0686
Court advocacy; spiritual counseling

Lydia’s House – 314.771.4411
Transitional housing; court advocacy; adult education

Redevelopment Opportunities for Women (ROW) – 314.588.8300
Economic education and advocacy; adult education

St. Martha’s Hall – 314.533.1313
Shelter services; court advocacy

SAWERAA – 314.435.3722 Main Office
(South Asian Women’s Empowerment Regional Association) Motel placement; court advocacy; support groups

Woman’s Place – 314.645.4848
Drop-in center; court advocacy; support groups

The Women’s Safe House – 314.772.4535
Shelter services; court advocacy

YWCA St. Louis Regional Sexual Assault Center – 314.726.6665
Therapy for women and men; hospital advocacy; court advocacy

Legal Services

Lasting Solutions/Legal Services of Eastern Missouri – 314.534.4200
Pro bono legal representation for civil cases including divorce and custody

Legal Advocates for Abused Women (LAAW) – 314.664.6699
Pro bono legal representation; court and legal advocacy

St Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office—Victims of Crime Assistance Program – 636.949.7370
Assistance with protective orders, crisis intervention as well as legal advocacy

St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Victim Services – 314.622.4373
Court advocacy

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office—Victim Service Division – 314.615.4872
Court advocacy

U.S. Attorney’s Office of Eastern Missouri – 314.539.2200
Court advocacy

Services for Perpetrators

Bridgeway Alternatives to Violence and Abuse Program (AVA) – 636.224.1210
Individual counseling for court-ordered abuse; batterer intervention programming

Provident Counseling – 314.371.6500
Batterer intervention groups; services for sex offenders


A Call to Men
This site provides resources for allies who want to embrace a healthy, respectful manhood; prevent violence & discrimination; as well as promote the betterment of humanity.

Bullying UK
This internet site provides bullying information and guidelines for dealing with all aspects of bullying.

Children’s Advocacy Project-CAP4Kids
Exciting website designed to link families with social service agencies that improve the lives of children.

Choose Respect
This site allows teens to look at ways to from healthy relationships. There are various activities to engage in ranging form quizzes to making a music video.

Domestic Violence Resource Library
This provides a comprehensive list of all kinds of domestic violence resources that are divided by location, audience, and type (i.e. legal vs. shelter).

Guide to Domestic Abuse Information and Web Resources
This list breaks down the different types of domestic abuse and lists specific resources for each one.

Family Watch Dog
This is a national sex offender website that allows people to search by their address to locate sex offenders in their neighborhoods. Visitors can also take quizzes and view safety strategies.

Love Is Not Abuse
This site was launched by Liz Claiborne, Inc. to heighten awareness of, and encourage social change on relationship violence: sexual violence, domestic abuse, elder abuse.

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV)
Missouri’s coalition website that offers resources and information on what’s going on in Missouri regarding domestic and sexual violence.

Men Can Stop Rape
A website that supports young men’s capacity to challenge harmful aspects of traditional masculinity, to value alternative visions of male strength, as well as embrace their role as allies with women and girls in order to foster healthy relationships and gender equity.

Love is Respect
Telephone and Web-based interactive technology to reach teens and young adults experiencing dating abuse. Trained peer volunteers between ages of 18 and 24 answer the helpline during peak hours.

National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (VAWnet)
Provides public web based collection of advocacy-based electronic resources on domestic and sexual violence.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
Provides a comprehensive web based library database to collect and distribute information, statistics, and resources related to all forms of sexual violence.

Out, Proud and Healthy in Missouri
A statewide effort to raise awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer health disparities in Missouri and connect people with resources as well as community.

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Innovative and creative public awareness materials to educate parents and adults about sexual violence.

The Rape Abuse Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.

SafePlace Teen Site
This site is hosted by SafePlace: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survival Center in Austin, Texas and provides information on dating and sexual violence, sexual harassment, as well as healthy relationships.

That’s Not Cool
Interactive site for teens to learn about and discuss healthy relationships.