A Court Advocate is not an attorney, but they are familiar with the legal system and can help with explanations of your legal rights and options in a domestic and/or sexual violence civil and criminal situations.
Court Advocacy services:
Court Advocates Do Not:
Crawford County Crisis Center
215 Third Street Suite A Steelville, MO 65565
(Office) 573-775-5101 (Cell) 573-578-3587
Dent County Crisis Center
103 East Fourth Street Salem, MO 65560
(Office) 573-729-4774 (Cell) 573-578-3586
Maries County Crisis Center
109 Main St. P.O. Box 134 Vienna, MO 65582
(Office) 573-202-6586 (Cell) 573-202-4103
Phelps County Court House Crisis Outreach
200 North Main Rolla, MO 65401
(Office) 573-458-6265 (Cell) 573-578-8653
All of our services are free of charge.
Counseling and Support Groups
Resident Counseling & Support Groups
Residents are encouraged to attend weekly support groups, individual counseling, parenting classes, and house meetings. Childcare is provided for all in-house activities to allow residents to focus on healing and preparing for a brighter future.
Non-Resident Counseling & Support Groups
Non-residents, who are victims of violence, are able to participate in individual counseling and are encouraged to attend weekly support groups, and parenting classes. Childcare is provided for all in-house activities to allow the individual to focus on healing and preparing for a brighter future.
Russell House is able to provide children of all ages with counseling by licensed professionals who specialize in domestic and sexual violence. They can also help with enrolling your child in school and provide the age appropriate activities and the opportunity to simply be a kid while in our wonderful playroom inside the shelter.
To find out more about any of these free services, please call the shelter at (573)364-0579
24 Hour Domestic Violence Crisis Line 1-800-998-8340
24 Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1-888-570-3703