Domestic Violence

Shelters Available for Victims of Domestic Violence

Please call 816-HOTLINE or 816-468-5463.
This phone is answered 24 hours a day, and you will be able to get information free of charge on housing, financial aid, medical aid, counseling services and shelters.

Eastern Jackson County
Hope House
816-461-HOPE (4673)

Kansas City South
Rose Brooks

Kansas City North
Synergy House/Safe Haven

Northeast Kansas City

** Some shelters provide child care, please inquire when calling**


Jennifer Miller, Victim Advocate, in the Victim Services Office of the Violent Crimes Division is available to speak with any crime victim regarding the Crime Victim Compensation program. You can contact Jennifer at 816-234-5205 or


Other Resources

Case Net 
Access to the Missouri State Courts Automated Case Management System. You are able to inquire on case records including docket entries,  parties, judgments and charges in public court.

Missouri Victim Automated Notification System 
A fully automated, information notification system that immediately notifies registered users upon a change in an offender’s incarceration and court status.

Crime Victim’s Compensation Program  
Administered by the Department of Public Safety and is designed to financially assist victims who have sustained bodily or psychological injury in paying for medical expenses, counseling expenses, funeral expenses and lost wages or support. Go to the web site or call 1-800-347-6881.

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

Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline
Investigating abuse of older persons who live in the community or in long term care facilities.

Division of Senior and Disabilities Services
Jefferson City, MO


Frequently Asked Questions – Orders of Protection