Legal Advocacy

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Legal Advocacy

Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis

  • Website: CVAC
  • Legal Assistance: 800-527-1460
  • 24/7 Crisis Line: 314-652-3623
  • Location: 539 N. Grand Blvd., Suite 400
  • This resource provides free, appointment-based counseling for victims (men and women). Some other free services include advocacy, crisis intervention, criminal justice guidance, referrals, and more.

Legal Advocates for Abused Women (LAAW)

  • Website: LAWW  (LAAW is a sub-organization of the Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis described above)
  • Phone: 314-664-6699
  • LAAW provides free legal representation, legal options and info, info about adult/ child orders of protection, crisis support, referrals, safety planning, and more services.

Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments (ALIVE)

  • Website: ALIVE
  • Crisis Line (24/7): 314- 993- 2777
  • Business Line: 314- 993- 7080
  • ALIVE provides information, individual and group counseling, court advocacy, assistance in seeking shelter, and more services. 

St. Louis Metro Police- Sex Crimes Unit

  • Website: SLMPD
  • Number (available between 8am- 4pm): 314-444-5385
    • Do not call to report sexual assaults, call 911
  • Address: 1200 Clark Ave.
  • The St. Louis Metro Police is “responsible for investigating and reporting sexual assault crimes.” It also collaborates with YWCA’s SART.

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