SURVIVOR RESOURCE GUIDE

Missouri

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COUNSELING AND OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES

AIDS Project of the Ozarks
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
Website: www.aidsprojectoftheozarks.org
Email: laurimassey@sbcglobal.net

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.

Audrain County Crisis Intervention Services
P.O. Box 181
Mexico, MO 65265
Office: (573) 581-3835
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
Local Hotline: (573) 581-2280
Toll-free Hotline: (800) 246-2280
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: No
Email: mccameyhouse@yahoo.com

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

The Center for Family Resources, Inc.
2770 N. Douglas St.
Malden, MO 63863
Office: (573) 276-5500
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm CST
Toll-free Hotline: (800) 455-9229
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: Yes
Email: cfr@bpsnetworks.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.

Green Hills Community Action Agency
P.O. Box 278
Trenton, MO 64683
Office: (660) 359-3297
Office Hours: 24 hours
Hotline: (800) 942-0649
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: No
Website: www.ghcaa.org

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.

Kansas City Anti-Violence Project
P.O. Box 411211
Kansas City, MO 64141
Office: (816) 561-0550
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm CST
Accept collect calls: No
Website: www.kcavp.org
Email: info@kcavp.org

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

Service area: Western Missouri and eastern Kansas with a focus on the Kansas City area
Work with: LGBT survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate and bias crimes and their partners and families
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Information and support over the phone and by mail and hospital accompaniment following a sexual assault.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as short-term case management; emergency assistance with short-term housing, transportation, food, and other necessities; court advocacy during civil proceedings; 10 free counseling sessions; and referrals to other LGBT friendly service providers, as needed.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault
3100 Broadway, Suite 400
Kansas City, MO 64111
Office: (816) 931-4527
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm CST
Missouri Hotline: (816) 531-0233
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: No
Website: www.mocsa.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.

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
217 Oscar Drive, Suite A
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Office: (573) 634-4161
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
Hotline: None
Accept collect calls: Yes
Website: www.mocadsv.org
Email: mocadsv@mocadsv.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.

Phelps County Family Crisis
P.O. Box 2259
Rolla, MO 65402
Office: (573) 364-0579
Office Hours: 24 hours
Local Hotline: (573) 426-4687
Toll-free Hotline: (888) 570-3703
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: Yes, but contact first by mail to arrange the call
Website: www.russell-house.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.

Rape and Abuse Crisis Service
P.O. Box 416
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Office: (573) 634-8364
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST
Local Hotline: (573) 634-4911
Toll-free Hotline: (800) 303-0013
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: No
Website: www.racsjc.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

Regional Family Crisis Center
P.O. Box 231
Perryville, MO 63775
Office: (573) 547-2480
Office Hours: 24 hours
Hotline: (877) 527-4747
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: No
Email: wsrfcc@yahoo.com

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.

The Victim Center
819 Boonbille
Springfield, MO 65802
Office: (417) 863-7273
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm CST
Hotline: (417) 864-7273
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: No
Website: www.thevictimcenter.com
Email: hope@thevictimcenter.org

The Victim Center offers a range of services for survivors of crimes, including sexual assault survivors and their loved ones.

Service area: Springfield and Southwest Missouri
Work with: Adult, child, and adolescent survivors of sexual assault and other violent crimes
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline or by mail; hospital accompaniment and advocacy in the emergency room; court accompaniment and advocacy; and information and referrals.
Services for survivors after release include: All of the above, as well as individual, couple, and family counseling and support groups, as available.
Services for loved ones include: All of the above.
Fees: Free
Additional Information: Survivors of sexual abuse who have been convicted of a violent crime, including sex crimes, can contact the Victim Center for crisis intervention services and referrals, however the Victim Center does not offer ongoing support services, such a counseling, for these individuals.

YWCA St. Joseph
304 N. 8th St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Office: (816) 232-4481
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-7pm CST
Hotline: (816) 2321225
Toll-free Hotline: (800) 653-1477
Hotline Hours: 24 hours
Accept collect calls: No
Website: www.ywcasj.org
Email: ywca@ywcasj.org

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

LEGAL RESOURCES

Missouri Lawyer Referral Service
P.O. Box 119
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Office: (573) 636-3635
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm and 1-3pm CST
Website: www.mobar.org

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.

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

The Missouri Department of Corrections’ Investigation Unit
2729 Plaza Drive
P.O. Box 236
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Office: (573) 751-2389
TTD: (573) 751-5984
Website: www.doc.mo.gov/inspgeneral.htm

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.

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JDI has directly contacted each organization listed in the Resource Guide in hopes of pointing survivors toward those currently accepting new clients. However, the inclusion of any group or individual in the Resource Guide does not necessarily constitute an endorsement or recommendation by JDI, nor can JDI guarantee the availability of the services described here.