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Need to get in touch with the Lafayette House? Here’s how:

šŸ“ž Phone: Ā (800) 416-1772

šŸ“§ Email:

šŸ“ Address: 1809 S Connor Ave, Joplin, MO 64804

šŸŒ Website:

Lafayette House in Joplin, Missouri, provides services to individuals and families who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and substance use disorders. Their mission is to be a sanctuary for families in crisis and to advocate for their empowerment.Ā Here are some of the services offered:


Emergency Shelter: Lafayette House provides a safe haven for women and children who are fleeing domestic violence or sexual assault. This shelter is equipped to provide immediate safety, food, and basic necessities.

Ā Counseling Services: Professional counselors are available to provide individual and group therapy sessions for adults and children. These sessions aim to help survivors cope with trauma, build resilience, and move forward.

Ā Substance Use Treatment: For those struggling with substance use disorders, Lafayette House offers both residential and outpatient treatment programs. These programs are designed to help individuals achieve sobriety and maintain a substance-free life.

Ā Children’s Services: Recognizing the impact of domestic violence and substance use on children, Lafayette House provides specialized services for young ones, including therapeutic childcare, counseling, and educational support.

Ā Advocacy: Lafayette House advocates work with survivors to help them navigate the legal system, obtain protective orders, and access other community resources.

Ā Transitional Housing: For those who have moved past the immediate crisis but are not yet ready to live independently, Lafayette House offers transitional housing. This allows survivors to live in a supportive environment while they rebuild their lives.

Ā Education and Outreach: Lafayette House is also committed to raising awareness about domestic violence, sexual assault, and substance use disorders. They offer community education programs, training for professionals, and outreach events.

Ā 24-Hour Crisis Line: For immediate assistance, Lafayette House operates a 24-hour crisis hotline. This line is staffed by trained professionals who can provide support, information, and referrals.

Ā Other Support Services: Depending on the needs of the individual or family, Lafayette House may also offer assistance with job training, life skills classes, and other support services to help survivors regain independence.

Ā It’s important to note that services and programs might evolve over time. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, or if you want the most up-to-date information on Lafayette House’s offerings, it’s best to contact them directly or visit their official website.