ANTI-TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES
The agencies listed on this page are not specifically endorsed by the Missouri Attorney General's Office but are identified for informational purposes only. We acknowledge that this page is not a comprehensive list of Missouri’s existing resources and are continuously working to update this list. If your organization is a resource for trafficking victims and would like to be added to this list, please contact:
Having trouble finding a resource for a particular need? Contact Emily Russell for further assistance.
Greater Kansas City Area
Cornerstones of Care
Pam Hamilton LCSW Pam.Hamilton@cornerstonesofcare.org
Case - Kim.Case@cornerstonesofcare.org
Cornerstones of Care has a long legacy of partnering with children and families to create safe and healthy communities. It serves more than 10,000 children and families through education, mental & behavioral health, foster care & adoption,
youth & family support, and community trainings in Kansas, Missouri and beyond.
The Justice Project KC
PO Box 32804
Kansas City, MO 64171
In addition to court and victim advocacy, system navigation, and survivor support, The Justice Project KC provides consulting, prevention education, and training regarding trafficking. The Justice Project KC serves women and girls (including
transgender women) in the Kansas City metro area using an individualized, trauma informed approach.
Legal Aid of Western Missouri – Immigration Law Project
920 Southwest Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108
Legal Aid of Western Missouri provides free civil legal services to individuals who qualify for Legal Aid of Western Missouri services and reside within our 40-county service area of Western Missouri. Legal Aid is able to provide immigration
advice to survivors of domestic violence, crimes, and human trafficking review their immigration options. Legal Aid also provides immigration services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Missouri and Kansas.
The mission of Veronica's Voice is to empower women to exit from, to prevent the entry into, and to end all demand for prostitution/sex trafficking in the United States through survivor leadership. Veronica's Voice provides two-year rent free
housing in a trauma-responsive and supportive community, job skills training through our social enterprise, men's education, and advocacy at federal, state and local levels.
Restoration House of Greater Kansas City is a long-term faith-based residential
recovery program for adult women survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Restoration House believes in empowering victims of sex trafficking through the healing and recovery process. Their holistic restoration program focuses
on survivors healing from the indignities, trauma, and violence they have suffered by providing physical needs, recovery and addiction therapy, as well as education and job skill training.
Rended Heart provides trauma-informed crisis intervention to
individuals (men, women, children, LGBTQ) experiencing commercial sexual exploitation
and sex trafficking. Services include exit and safety planning, advocacy,
trauma therapy, counseling, housing, recovery and/or restoration referral,
basic needs, reintegration assistance, and more. Other programs include
training and EPIK demand diversion.
Greater St. Louis Area
The Covering House
The Covering House provides refuge and restoration, using the least restrictive environment, for sexually exploited and trafficked children and teens, providing safety, dignity, and freedom utilizing top level staffing and oversight.
Crisis Aid International
Founder: Pat Bradley
PO Box 510167
St. Louis, MO 63151
Crisis Aid works closely with federal and local law enforcement officials, Department of Family Services, Children’s Division, and other agencies to refer victims to our home. The girls are provided a safe loving home with their own bedroom. They
receive a variety of services and opportunities including basic care, professional counseling, medical and mental healthcare, dozens of life skills programs, educational opportunities, recreational activities, and more.
PO Box 39429
St. Louis, MO 63139
The organization serves adults with a history of commercial sexual exploitation including prostitution, pornography, stripping, escorting, and survival sex. - Healing action provides service management, peer-based and therapeutic groups, peer
coaching, 1:1 trauma therapy, including EMDR, long-term supportive housing, and rental, down payment, and utility assistance. The organization also provides community education and training.
- International Institute of St Louis
Whitney Howland 314-773-9090 X155
Lara Fallon 314-773-9090 X160
The International Institute is St. Louis’ welcoming center for new Americans. Our mission is to help immigrants and their families become productive Americans and champion ethnic diversity as a cultural and economic strength. The International
Institute has worked in the anti-trafficking field since 2004 with the creation of the St. Louis Rescue and Restore Coalition. The program conducts direct outreach to vulnerable populations, and provides technical assistance and training
to community organizations within the Eastern District of Missouri.
St. Louis City, Missouri
24/7 Crisis Helpline: 314-531-2003
Safe Connections provides services before, during, and after domestic and sexual trauma occurs.
YWCA Women’s Resource Center
314-726-6665 (to speak to an advocate for questions and assistance)
YWCA Rape Crisis Line - 314-531-7273 (for
emergency assistance and questions)
The YWCA provides in person crisis intervention, follow up case management and counseling to victims of sexual violence and abuse including sex trafficking.
On Time Ministry
On Time Ministry receives human trafficking survivors from the street, jail and other facilities and places them in one of the organization’s home-like transitional houses. On Time Ministry strives to help victim/survivors heal and succeed
in the world.
The Kitchen, Inc.
1630 N Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65803
The Kitchen, Inc.’s mission is to prevent and end homelessness in the community by providing housing and stabilizing services with dignity and compassion. The organization works with homeless individuals, families, youth, veterans and
seniors, serving, primarily, the homeless population in Greene County.
NightLight International/NightLight Missouri
PO Box 1012
Springfield, MO 65801
NightLight provides local services and works primarily with adults who have been impacted by sex trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation.
The Victim Center, Inc.
819 N Boonville Ave
Springfield, MO 65802
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 417-864-7233
The Victim Center serves men, women, and children victims of violent crime by offering free-of-charge counseling, crisis intervention, and advocacy. The Victim Center also has a Prevention Education Program for schools, community, and professional
Shared Hope International
Upper Midwest Regional Coordinator & Trained Volunteer Ambassador of Hope
Shared Hope International educates young people through prevention education training. This training includes videos and presentations like Chosen (a story of two female victims), Gang Trafficking and Internet Safety for youth and community
- Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition - The Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition is a volunteer organization serving Central Missouri.
Seeking to identify victims of human trafficking and expose traffickers, the group connects survivors to law enforcement, lawyers and resources to help with a full-range of needs. They also provide educational programs and training to businesses,
schools, churches, and civic groups.