Crisis
Hotlines and Domestic Violence Shelters 

211: Local Resource Referral Center

Dial 211 to connect to a staff member who will connect you with a resource provided in their system.

 

Text Message:

Text UNITE to 741741 to be connected to a crisis counselor via text.

 

Hours:

24/7

 

Description of Services Provided:

211 is an Information and referral line based on the individual's needs. The staff at 211 will generate a list of referrals based on the needs.

 

Resources include but are not limited to housing, homeless assistance, utilities, COVID-19, and mental health.

Hotlines

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Phone Number:

Call or Text 1 (800) 422-4453

Description of Services:

For issues related to child abuse, Childhelp connects you with a professional counselor to help in a crisis, and provides information on how to get help. They offer phone support in 170 languages, or you can chat online with a counselor.

Crisis Text Line

Phone Number:

Text "Hello" to 741741 to begin contact

Description of Services:

Crisis Text Line fields messages about suicidal thoughts, abuse, sexual assault, depression, anxiety, bullying, and more. What makes it unique is that it's entirely text-based, which makes it easy for anyone who doesn't feel comfortable or safe talking on the phone to use it.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 

Phone Number:

1 (800) 799-7233

Call or text "START" to begin contact

Description of Services:

Anyone who is experiencing domestic violence and/or abuse, plus anyone concerned about a friend, family member or loved one can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

They offer support in more than 200 languages and offer a confidential, secure online chat.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone Number:

1 (800) 273-8255

Description of Services:

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline fields call 24/7 for anyone with suicidal thoughts or who is in crisis. It offers help for Spanish speakers and anyone who is deaf or hard of hearing. 

Domestic Violence Shelters

Harmony House

Hotline Phone Number: 

(417) 864-7233

 

Office Phone Number:

(417) 837-7700

 

Address: 

3404 E Ridgeview

Springfield, Missouri  65804

 

Hours: 

24/7

 

Description of Services Provided:

The mission of Harmony House is to provide shelter, advocacy, and education to survivors and victims of domestic violence and promote the principle that all individuals have the right to a life free of abuse.

 

Services offered:

Locating housing, support groups, life skills, parenting and relationship classes, child-care and transportation for current residents, legal advocacy, and protection orders. There currently is no time limit on services.

 

Call the hotline phone number listed above to complete an assessment with a family advocate.

 

Other Important Information and Documents Needed:

  • Documents and identification are not required at the time of intake.

 

Website Link:

https://www.myharmonyhouse.org

 

The Crisis Center of Taney County

Phone Number(s):

24-Hour Hotline: 

1(866)379-0074

 

Local Hotline:

(417) 561-5084

 

Address: 

226 Benton St.

Rockaway, Missouri

 

Hours: 

24/7

 

Description of Services Provided:

The Crisis Center of Taney County, Inc.'s mission is to provide quality residential and non-residential services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence. 

 

Services offered: 

The Crisis Center of Taney County is a 24-hour crisis hotline; 24-hour shelter access; transitional housing; crisis intervention; case management; support groups; court advocacy; personal advocacy; information and referrals; victim education; peer counseling; community education; transportation, including cab and bus fare; emergency financial assistance; prescription assistance; food, clothing and personal hygiene supplies. Group meetings are available for anyone in need on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-7:00.  Childcare is provided during the group meetings.

 

Call the local hotline to check availability and see if you meet the qualifications.

 

Other Important Information and Documents Needed:

  • Emergency Shelter: 60-90 days

  • Transitional Housing: 2 years

 

Website Link:

https://www.myharmonyhouse.org/