Domestic Violence

KC Metro Area Hotline: 816-468-5463

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Friends of Yates

Friends of Yates, Inc. strives to continuously provide services and a sense of identity to children, youth, adults and senior citizens that facilitate safe and productive lives.
Their services include a 24 Hour Crisis Hotline to assist victims of domestic violence (913-321-0951) as well as a wealth of other programs that emphasize rehabilitating those affected by domestic violence of any kind. These include counseling services, housing and job assistance, case management, and advocacy efforts.

-They are located at 1418 Garfield Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66104-Contact them at (913) 321-0951

The Joyce Williams Center is partnered with Friends of Yates and provides similar services.
-Contact them at 855-232-0252

Hope Haven:

Hope Haven Crisis Center provides assistance to domestic violence victims. They do not have a website but can be reached by phone or by visiting their center.

-They are located at 3005 Benton Blvd, Kansas City, MO-Contact them at 816-380-4663

Hope House:

Hope House services form a safety net of prevention, education and support for more than 10,000 victims of domestic violence every year. Residential and outreach services are provided through two secure locations in Independence and Lee’s Summit, Missouri (the Kansas City metro area).
Their services include: outreach therapy, a court and legal assistance program, a safe visitation center, hospital-based advocacy, on-call women’s advocates who work with area police departments, professional trainings on domestic violence for medical students, newly recruited police officers, corporations, hospital personnel and social workers.

-Contact them at 816-461-4673


Newhouse’s mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools which allow women to make positive choices and lead self-sufficient lives.

Their services include:

▪   Residential Shelter and Therapy: Shelter services include housing, food, clothing, personal hygiene items, case management, access to crisis intervention and emergency services, women’s support groups, life skills classes, parenting classes, individual therapy, group therapy, education, referral to job training; referral to substance abuse counseling, medical services, job placement services, housing; emotional support, spirituality programs and transitional housing.

▪   Children’s Services: Children’s services center on socialization, positive adult role modeling and peer interaction. This is accomplished through family therapy, play and group activities. The program provides day care, art and play therapy, non-violent conflict resolution, self-esteem building activities, family interaction classes, parenting support and tutoring.

▪   Community Education: Newhouse board, staff and volunteers provide presentations and written information on a regular basis to community organizations and groups requesting information about domestic violence.

▪   Legal Advocacy: Newhouse’s Court Advocates provide assistance for women in the Municipal Domestic Violence Court and make referrals to legal services.

▪   24-Hour Hotline: Newhouse serves as the main location and back-office for a collaborative 24-hour hotline to answer calls from women who are fleeing violence and for others seeking information. Five other shelters (Hope House, Safehome, Synergy Services, Rose Brooks and Joyce Williams) participate in the program.

For more information about how to seek help from Domestic Violence, visit their resource page here.

Contact them at 816-474-6446
Newhouse HOTLINE: 816-471-5800


The Mission of Rose Brooks Center is to break the cycle of domestic violence so that individuals and families can live free of abuse.

Their services include an emergency shelter and transitional housing programs, a 24 hour crisis hotline (816-861-6100), community outreach and educational programs (ProjectSAFE), counseling services and support groups, employment support, case management, community training courses about the issue of domestic violence.

-They are located in Kansas City, MO
-Contact them at 816-861-6100

Safe Home:

SAFEHOME is the only program that services victims and survivors of domestic violence in Johnson County. SAFEHOME provides shelter and outreach services to help gain inner strength, build self-esteem, explore options and establish a life free of violence.

Their services include a 24 Hour Hotline (913-262-2868) as well as the following programs:

▪   Shelter Program

▪   Timitri Transitional Housing Program

▪   Women and Children’s Counseling

▪   Community Outreach Counseling Housing, Court and Economic Advocacy

▪   Johnson County Domestic Violence Court Advocacy

▪   Substance Abuse Assessment

▪   Rape Prevention Education

▪   Healthcare Education & Advocacy

▪   Community Education

▪   Jewish Community Outreach

▪   Legal Representation

▪   Outreach Advocacy

-For the Administrative Line contact them at 913-432-9300


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