Our first role as good relatives is to advocate and care for those needing help, support, and assistance. While every situation may be different, the need to have someone listen and believe remains the same. Listed below are both local and national resources that want to help and advocate for you and your safety.
Peace Program: 785-595-3261
Services focus on issues of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Free services are provided to all Native American tribal members including crisis intervention, legal and medical advocacy, support services, case management, and more. Service area includes Doniphan, Brown, Holt and Richardson counties.
Tribal Victim Services: 785-966-8331
Crisis Hotline: 1-866-966-0173
Tribal Victim Services program are trained to assist with immediate, essential needs created or not being met as a consequence of a crime such as domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking and dating violence. Serving any victim of a person crime (domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking and dating violence) living in Jackson County, Kansas, or any adjacent county.
DV Program: 785-742-4710
Prevention and outreach activities within the community are available as well as confidential survivor support services. Support available for crisis planning, safety planning, advocacy, case management and more.
Crisis Hotline: 1-888-363-2287
KCSDV’s purpose is to prevent and eliminate sexual and domestic violence through a statewide network of programs providing support and safety for all victims of sexual and domestic violence and stalking, with a primary focus on women and their children; direct services; public awareness and education; advocacy for victims; comprehensive prevention; and, social change efforts.
24Hr Hotline: 888-822-2983
The YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, formerly the YWCA Battered Women’s Task Force, provides FREE and CONFIDENTIAL services to victims of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking in Shawnee, Jackson, and Wabaunsee Counties in Kansas. We offer safety, support and prevention.
24/7 Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence so they can live their lives free of abuse. Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.
StrongHearts Native Helpline is a safe domestic, dating and sexual violence helpline for American Indians and Alaska Natives, offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT. Anonymous and confidential. Callers reaching out after hours may connect with The National Domestic Violence Hotline, a non-Native based 24-7 domestic violence helpline by selecting option one.
National Sexual Assault Hotline:
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
National Human Trafficking Hotline:
Polaris is leading a data-driven social justice movement to fight sex and labor trafficking at the massive scale of the problem – 25 million people worldwide deprived of the freedom to choose how they live and work. For more than a decade, Polaris has assisted thousands of victims and survivors through the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline, helped ensure countless traffickers were held accountable and built the largest known U.S. data set on actual trafficking experiences.