The mission of the St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network (SLEVAWN) is to end domestic and sexual violence.  SLEVAWN is a network of individuals, agencies and organizations who serve in the interest of victims of domestic and sexual violence and whose priorities are:

- providing networking opportunities for all professionals and community organizations working with women and families.

- promoting awareness of public, private and community organizations aw well as resources in the area of violence against women.

- providing education focusing on the prevention, advocacy and treatment of women who experience violence in their lives.

Although SLEVAWN does not serve as the Regional Group of the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV), SLEVAWN supports the mission and the work of the coalition.

St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network (SLEVAWN) is comprised of the following member organizations:


Kathy J. Weinman Shelter

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.
Legal Advocates for Abused Women
Lydia’s House
MERS Goodwill
National Council of Jewish Women – St. Louis Section
The Nehemiah Project
Redevelopment Opportunities for Women
Safe Connections
St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office/Victim Services
St. Louis County/DV Court
St. Martha’s Hall
Turning Point

Turning Point provides shelter and supportive services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, serving the rural counties of Warren, Gasconade, Franklin, and Montgomery in East Central, Missouri.

Victim Service Division of St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney
The Women’s Safe House

The mission of The Women’s Safe House is to provide safe shelter and support services to battered women and their dependent children and to empower women to make informed choices about their futures.

Crisis Intervention & Safety Planning HOTLINE – 314.772.4535 (available 24/7)

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Woman’s Place

Woman’s Place is a safe and welcoming drop-in center serving adult women in the entire Metro St. Louis area. We have a special concern for women who are experiencing the effects of relationship violence, offering crisis intervention, referral services and support groups. There are no fees for services and appointments are not necessary. We are supported entirely by donations, grants, and our ongoing cell phone collections. Woman’s Place is a 501(c)3 organization. Come visit! 7372 Marietta Ave. Maplewood, MO 63143

YWCA St. Louis Regional Sexual Assault Center