Help For Women In Crisis

  • ALIVE 
    • full-service domestic violence prevention agency, services include emergency transportation and counseling
    • 24-hour crisis hotline: 314-993-2777
  • Bridgeway
    • outpatient substance abuse treatment services
    • general help line: 866-758-1152
  • Jane Doe Advocacy Center
    • legal service center for those impacted by sexual violence
    • for information on Jane Doe’s services: 314-329-5339
  • Safe Connections 
    • domestic violence/sexual assault counseling agency, services include crisis intervention and counseling
    • 24-hour crisis hotline: 314-531-2003
  • The Women’s Safe House
    • Emergency shelter
    • 24-hour crisis hotline: 314-772-4535
  • Woman’s Place
    • Non-residential drop-in center for women struggling with relationship abuse
    • 8300 Morganford; St. Louis, MO 63123 (behind St. Mark Church)
    • 314-645-4848
    • Open weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • YWCA Women’s Resource Center
    • Coordinates services provided to sexual assault victims
    • 24-hour crisis hotline: 314-531-RAPE (7273)

More Resources for victims of domestic and sexual violence:

Help for Women Seeking Independence and Empowerment

  • R.O.W. (Redevelopment Opportunities for Women)
    • empowers low-income women and their families to build safety, skills, economic security, and hope for the future
    • City office: 314-588-8300
    • County office: 314-863-0236
  • Women In Charge
    • gives women in crisis the skills to take charge of their lives, including adult education, GED preparation and more
    • 314-432-7300
  • Immigrant & Refugee Women’s Program
    • increases independence and reduces the isolation of immigrant and refugee women
    • 314-771-1104
  • Center for Women In Transition
    • Assists women in the criminal justice system with making a successful transition to their families and communities
    • 314-771-0066

Help For Young Women

  • Girls, Inc.
    • educational and cultural programs in safe environments for girls
    • 314-385-8088
  • Girls On The Run
    • physical activity-based positive youth development program designed to develop and enhance girls’ social, psychological and physical competencies to successfully navigate life experience
    • 314-862-6266
  • Girls In The Know
    • 4-week speaker series led by female professionals, for mothers & their pre-teen daughters
    • 314-717-1270
  • Girls Scouts of Eastern Missouri
    • builds girls of courage, confidence and character; open to girls in grades K-12; women and men over the age of 17 can join as adult members
    • 314-592-2300
  • Girls Scouts of Southern Illinois
    • enables girls to become full partners in leadership positions in every sector of our community; open to girls in grades K-12; women and men over the age of 17 can join as adult members and volunteers
    • 345.6858
  • Almost Home
    • accessible housing and support services for homeless teenage moms in the Saint Louis area
    • 314-771-4663
  • Haven Of Grace 
    • serves women who are young, pregnant and homeless, provides a safe, nurturing home, educational programs and long-term support for mother and child
    • 314-621-6507

Help For Children

  • Nurses For Newborns
    • a safety net for families most at-risk, prevents infant mortality, child abuse and neglect by providing in-home nursing visits which promote healthcare, education, and positive parenting skills
    • 1-800-45BIRTH
  • St. Louis Crisis Nursery
    • committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect, provides emergency intervention, respite care and support to families in crisis
    • 24-Hour Helpline – 314-768-3201
  • Youth In Need
    • provides residential homes, foster care case management, homeless outreach, counseling and support groups, education and infant, child and family development
    • 24-Hour Help Line: 636-946-3771
  • Covenant House
    • empowers homeless, runaway and at-risk youth to live independently and become contributing members of our community
    • 314-533-2241

General Assistance/Support

  • United Way 211
    • for anything from day care to rental assistance to counseling to vocational training
    • Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-427-4626