Domestic Violence


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Kansas and Manhattan Area Resources

  • The Crisis Center:  The Crisis Center’s mission is centered around helping community members who need to find safety, security, and a life free from violence.  Our trauma-informed services are available 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence: The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV) is Kansas’ leading statewide voice for victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence. KCSDV is a statewide nonprofit organization – and coalition – with the mission of preventing and eliminating sexual and domestic violence.
  • Kansas Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE): Kansas Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) is a service provided through the collaboration of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Office of the Attorney General and the Kansas Sheriffs’ Association. The VINE system allows victims of crime to use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to recieve telephone and email notification when the offender’s status changes.
  • Riley County Police Department Victim Advocate Coordinator: Melissa Mosher joined the Riley County Police Department in September 2019 as the newly established Victim Advocate Coordinator. Melissa’s role is to assist victims of crime with emotional support and accompaniment during a traumatic experience. She will provide systems-based advocacy services to victims of crime during each step of the criminal investigation process. Through the Victim Advocate Coordinator, you will be able to receive referrals for direct social services.  (785) 537-2112 ext. 2390
  • Sunflower Children’s Collective: The Sunflower Children’s Collective is the umbrella organization for Sunflower CASA, Stepping Stones CAC, and Sunflower Bridge CEVC. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team response to allegations of child abuse in a child-friendly facility to help reduce trauma to the child while maintaining the integrity and comfort of the child. ​

National Resources for Adults

  • Futures Without Violence:  Futures Without Violence is a health and social justice nonprofit with a simple mission: to heal those among us who are traumatized by violence today – and to create healthy     families and communities free of violence tomorrow.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 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. Includes resources for the deaf and Indigenous communities.
  • Victim Connect Resource Center: VCRC is a weekday phone, chat, and text-based referral helpline operated by the National Center for Victims of Crime. Services are available for all victims of crime in the United States and its territories. Available in over 200 languages.

National Resources for Young Adults

  • Break the Cycle:  Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 – 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse. We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts.
  • Child Help Hotline for Teens: You deserve safety, peace, and the tools to feel secure. That is why we’ve created this space for YOU to learn more about what makes you who you are, how you can be empowered with knowledge, and ways you can live up to your limitless potential.
  • Love is Respect: This national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources.
  • Teen Dating Violence: The website offers resources for youth, adults and communities interested in learning more about teen dating violence.National Resources for Young Adults