AGENCIES CRIME VICTIMS CAN CALL FOR HELP  

Missouri State Agencies 

State Agencies Services Offered Phone
Missouri Attorney General's Office Refers 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 Hotline The Division of Family Services operates the hotline and investigates child abuse complaints. 800-392-3738
Division of Child Support Enforcement Provides general information about child support enforcement and refers callers to the appropriate field office for specific case information. 800-859-7999
Crime Victims' Compensation Program Once 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 Safety Is 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 Hotline The 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 Advocate Provides statewide advocacy programs for victims of DWI offenses. 888-773-1800
Parental Stress Helpline Operated by the Department of Social Services, the helpline refers callers to services in their communities. 800-367-2543

Nonprofit Agencies

Nonprofit Agencies Services Offered Phone
Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Provides information and refers domestic and sexual violence victims to shelters and services and provides crisis intervention services. 573-634-4161
Missouri Victim Assistance Network MoVA, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to securing more rights for crime victims. 800-698-9199
MADD state office Mothers Against Drunk Driving, a nonprofit organization, is an advocate for victims of drunken driving incidents. 800-736-6233
LEAD Institute, DeafLine Provides 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 Organizations Services Offered Phone
National Domestic Violence Hotline Refers callers to domestic violence programs in their communities 24 hours a day. 800-799-7233
Childhelp USA Forrester National Child Abuse Hotline 800-422-4453
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 Service Is 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 Crime Assistance for crime victims that includes support, education and referral to sate and local services. 202-467-8700
Parents of Murdered Children Central Missouri Chapter 573-443-7735
Greater Kansas City area chapter 816-850-4200
816-407-1752
St. Louis area chapter 618-972-0429
National Sexual Assault Hotline Refers rape, abuse and incest victims to local shelters and services such as advocates and counselors. 800-656-4673
Elderly Abuse and Addiction Recovery Center Treatment for addiction combined with abuse issues 888-319-2606