The Children & Family Center offers:

Advocacy & Support

Services include crisis management, safety planning, case management including addressing basic needs, court advocacy, hospital/medical advocacy, and parent education.

24 Hour Crisis Hotline

Trained advocates and volunteers available to provide emotional support, access to needed resources, and shelter.


24 Hour Shelter

Temporary shelter is available for victims of domestic and/or sexual violence who are in immediate danger.
We are located at 1220 East 2nd
Street in Maryville, MO.

Support Groups

(Women In Need Gaining Support) meets during the week at the Center. Additional groups are available on a wide variety of subjects.

Volunteer Program

Provide direct & indirect services. Training provided before working with clients &/or with short term projects.

Contact Coordinator for current needs at: Email or

School &

Community Education

Presentations & training available from professional staff. Wide range of topics, like dating violence, sexual assault, healthy vs unhealthy relationships, “In Her Shoes,” “Walk the Walk,” & domestic violence. We’ll tailor presentations to your group!

As well as basic needs such as food, clothing and transportation and obtaining needed assistance from various local agencies (i.e.  referral to job training, substance abuse counseling, individual therapy, medical services, job placement services, job placement services, and housing).