Computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear. If you are afraid your internet use might be monitored, call the Kansas City Metro Domestic Violence Crisis Line at 816-HOTLINE (468-5463).
Everyone deserves a safe and caring home. And when you’re in a relationship that makes you feel bad, your children are hurting too.
Resources and information that may be helpful for families:
KC Metro Domestic Violence Crisis Line
816 HOTLINE (468-5463)
24/7 help line that provides referrals for domestic violence resources.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone advocacy services offered 24/7:
1 800 799 SAFE (7233)
1 800 787 3224 (TTY)
1 855 812 1001 (video phone)
What is domestic violence?
What does a healthy relationship look like?
The Bridge Program
The Bridge Program provides services for patients, family members, and employees who are survivors of domestic violence. Resources include safety planning, counseling, group programs, legal advocacy, financial advocacy, and shelter. These services are free and confidential.
To find out more about the Bridge Program, talk to your child’s Children’s Mercy healthcare provider or a Children’s Mercy social worker.
KC Metro Domestic Violence Agencies
These agencies provide resources for domestic violence survivors and their families, including safety planning, counseling, group programs, legal advocacy, financial advocacy, transitional living, shelter, and children’s services.
24-hour Crisis Line: (816) 461-HOPE (4673)
Mattie Rhodes Center
(816) 471-2536 (west side)
(816) 241-3780 (northwest side)
Phones answered during regular business hours
24-Hour Crisis Line: (816)471-5800
Telephone: (816) 474-6446
24-Hour Crisis Line: (816) 861-6100
Shelter: (816) 861-3460
Outreach Program: (816) 822-1299
Telephone: (816) 523-5550
24-Hour Crisis Line: (913) 262-2868
Toll Free 24-Hour Crisis Line: (888) 432-4300
Domestic Violence 24-Hour Crisis Line: (816) 321-7050, or 1 (800) 491-1114
Youth Crisis 24-Hour Crisis Line: (816) 741-8700, or (888) 233-1639
MOCSA- Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault
24 Hour Crisis Line MO: (816) 531-0233
24 Hour Crisis Line KS: (913) 642-0233
Jackson County Court House
Survivors of domestic violence (17 or older) can obtain an order of protection by going to the Adult Abuse Department at the Jackson County Court House 8am-5pm Monday-Friday.
415 E 12th Street, 3rd Floor
Kansas City, MO
308 W. Kansas Ave, 2nd Floor
Children and Domestic Violence
Learn more about children and domestic violence from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network:
Learn about your child’s Amazing Brain from Futures Without Violence.
Adolescent Relationship Abuse
Love is Respect
Text LOVEIS to 22522
24-hour crisis line: (866) 331-9474
Go to the website for a 24-hour crisis online chat service
That’s Not Cool
Take a relationship quiz: CoolNotCool