Q: Where are the local domestic violence or abuse shelters?

The Family Conservancy offers free assistance to victims of violence or abuse. To make an appointment, please call 913-742-HELP (4357). Services are available to both adults and children, and are also available in Spanish by calling 913-573-1110.

Local Domestic Violence Shelters

Hope House

816-461-4673 

http://www.hopehouse.net/

AreaServed No Boundaries
Eligibility Victims of domestic violence and their families
Fees N/A
Funding United Way; State & Federal government; Jackson County Mental Health; Children`s Trust Fund; Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP); COMBAT; donations; special events
Hours 24/7 facility
Intake Please call the hotline number for intake
Languages Interpreter services are available
Notes Support for victims of domestic violence and their children including shelter, counseling, legal services and safety planning.
PopServed Women and their children who are victims of domestic abuse
TransportationAccess Parking available

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Rose Brooks Center

816-861-6100

http://www.rosebrooks.org/

AreaServed Primarily serves the greater Kansas City, MO metro area.
Eligibility Victims of domestic violence and their children
Fees N/A
Funding United Way; donations; special events
Hours 24/7 facility
Intake Call for information
Languages Call for information
Notes Offers a full range of resources to help families live free of abuse: 24-hour crisis hotline; emergency shelter for women and children impacted by domestic violence; children`s programming; court advocacy; police advocacy; transitional housing; outreach therapy; Project SAFE, a school-based violence prevention program; Bridge, a hospital-based advocacy and crisis intervention program; an Economic Empowerment program; and a Lethality Assessment Program partnership with local police patrols. Pet care provided by Wayside Waifs for specified amount of time for clients who need to leave an abusive household where a pet is present and in danger. Callers may contact the local domestic violence hotline for more information.
PopServed Women, victims of domestic violence
TransportationAccess Parking available; on bus line

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Safe Home

P.O. Box 4563

Overland Park, KS 66204

913-262-2868

http://safehome-ks.org/

Notes Residential Care for Infants, Drug/Alcohol Dependency Services and Research & Data Collection are all provided on a "limited" basis.
Referral Process Contact Sharon directly for referrals

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Safe Haven

http://www.synergyservices.org/

(816) 452-8535
AreaServed Primarily serves the Clay, Platte & Ray Counties in Missouri, but no one would be turned away and clients from any area may be accepted if deemed appropriate via phone assessment
Eligibility Women and children, victims of domestic violence
Fees None
Funding United Way; donations; special events
Hours 24/7 facility
Intake Call for information; Clients are assessed over the phone; clients must then go to the police station for safe transport
Languages Interpreter available on request
Notes A battered women`s shelter to provide refuge for women and their children who have experienced physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse. Provides advocacy, crisis intervention and support services.
PopServed Women and children who are victims of domestic violence
TransportationAccess Parking available; bus line is 1 mile from the shelter

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Newhouse

816-471-5800

http://www.newhouseshelter.org/

AreaServed In Missouri: Jackson, Clay, Platte counties. In Kansas: Johnson, Wyandotte counties. Also takes those from outside service area with a referral.
Eligibility Victims of domestic violence and their children
Fees None
Funding Government grants, foundations; private donations
Hours 24/7/365 facility
Intake Call hotline which is answered 24/7
Languages Spanish is always available; other languages as needed
Notes Provide shelter, therapy, case management, court advocacy, child care to battered women and their children.
PopServed Victims of domestic violence and their children
TransportationAccess On bus line; parking is available

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Joyce Williams Center

913-321-0951

http://www.friendsofyates.org/

AreaServed No Boundaries
Eligibility Woman; victim of domestic violence
Fees N/A
Funding Donations
Hours 24/7 facility
Intake Call for intake
Languages N/A
Notes Battered women's shelter provides refuge for women and their children who have experienced physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse.
PopServed Women, victims of domestic violence
TransportationAccess No information available

Last Updated: Oct 26, 2017     Views: 101
Answered By: Bryan Voell