Crisis Resources

If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911.

The following organizations are both national and local resources  for crisis situations that offer support on a variety on matters. Please be sure to check for local resources in your area.

National Help Lines and Websites

National Domestic Violence Hotline
TTY: 1-800-787-3224

National Network to End Domestic Violence

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Registery


Local Domestic Violence, Rape and Child Abuse Hotline Numbers, Kansas City Metro Area


Hope House

816.461.HOPE (816.461.4673)

816.HOTLINE (816.468.5463)

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.



913-262-2868  24-Hour Crisis Hotline

SAFEHOME’s mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence and partner abuse for victims and their children by providing shelter, advocacy, counseling and prevention education in our community. (Kansas)



(816) 531-0233  24-Hour Crisis Hotline
(913) 642-0233  24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Relay Services: 7-1-1

MOCSA is a metropolitan organization to counter sexual assault. In 1969, a metropolitan-wide coalition of criminal justice, health, mental health, and other professionals came together with committed advocates to address the needs of those who had been sexually assaulted. In 1972, they created an organization dedicated to educating the broad bi-state Kansas City area, launched an emergency hotline, and took action 24/7.



Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children serves the entire Kansas City metro area. If you have concerns about a child’s safety visit for more information. You can be the difference in their life.