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About Us

Our History

The Safe House of Southeast Missouri is a not-for-profit, private 501(c)(3) domestic violence agency that provides safe shelter, 24-hour crisis hot line services, intensive case management, counseling, court advocacy, referral services, and education programs. The Safe House was established in 1991, providing safe shelter and a crisis hot line as a source of immediate help for victims of domestic violence and abuse.

Our Vision

The vision of the Safe House of Southeast Missouri is a community in which the residents live free from domestic abuse and violence.

Our Mission

  • Provide safe refuge and support services to those affected by domestic abuse and  violence.
  • Provide training and education to increase awareness of and prevention of domestic violence for the community we serve.
  • Advocate for social change and public policy that protect a person’s right to live free of abuse.

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