AGENCIES CRIME VICTIMS CAN CALL FOR HELP  

Missouri State Agencies 

State AgenciesServices OfferedPhone
Missouri Attorney General's OfficeRefers victims to advocates within county where offense was perpetrated. If the convicted criminal appeals, the AG's Office will provide the victim with the case status on request.573-751-3321
Child Abuse/Neglect HotlineThe Division of Family Services operates the hotline and investigates child abuse complaints.800-392-3738
Division of Child Support EnforcementProvides general information about child support enforcement and refers callers to the appropriate field office for specific case information.800-859-7999
Crime Victims' Compensation ProgramOnce an application is received, this program determines what victims are eligible for compensation and distributes money.800-347-6881
Department of Corrections,
Victim Services
Once a victim's perpetrator is convicted, the department will act as an advocate for victims, providing information such as inmate status and parole eligibility.573-526-6516
Department of Public SafetyIs committed to improving Missouri's response to violent crime and its victims by providing grant funding to crime victim service providers throughout the state.573-751-4905
Elder Abuse/Neglect HotlineThe Department of Health and Senior Services operates the hotline, providing referrals and information. It also investigates reports of abuse against seniors and the disabled.800-392-0210
Highway Patrol, DWI AdvocateProvides statewide advocacy programs for victims of DWI offenses.888-773-1800
Parental Stress HelplineOperated by the Department of Social Services, the helpline refers callers to services in their communities.800-367-2543

Nonprofit Agencies

Nonprofit AgenciesServices OfferedPhone
Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual ViolenceProvides information and refers domestic and sexual violence victims to shelters and services and provides crisis intervention services.573-634-4161
Missouri Victim Assistance NetworkMoVA, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to securing more rights for crime victims.800-698-9199
MADD state officeMothers Against Drunk Driving, a nonprofit organization, is an advocate for victims of drunken driving incidents.800-736-6233
LEAD Institute, DeafLineProvides direct services on domestic violence for the deaf and hard of hearing. LEAD also has a DeafLine and Mid-Mo Crisis Line. 800-380-3323

National Organizations

National OrganizationsServices OfferedPhone
National Domestic Violence HotlineRefers callers to domestic violence programs in their communities 24 hours a day.800-799-7233
Childhelp USAForrester National Child Abuse Hotline800-422-4453
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) 800-736-6233
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 800-843-5678
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information 800-394-3366
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 800-799-7233
National Criminal Justice Reference ServiceIs an extensive source of information on criminal and juvenile justice in the world, providing services to an international community of policymakers and professionals.800-851-3420
National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) 800-879-6682
National Center for Victims of CrimeAssistance for crime victims that includes support, education and referral to sate and local services.202-467-8700
Parents of Murdered ChildrenCentral Missouri Chapter573-443-7735
Greater Kansas City area chapter816-850-4200
816-407-1752
St. Louis area chapter618-972-0429
National Sexual Assault HotlineRefers rape, abuse and incest victims to local shelters and services such as advocates and counselors.800-656-4673
Elderly Abuse and Addiction Recovery CenterTreatment for addiction combined with abuse issues888-319-2606