Hope House's Targeted Domestic Violence Program

  1. Program Provider
  2. Full Description

Hope House, Inc.

Program Summary:
Hope House's Targeted Domestic Violence Program addresses the identified need to bridge the current gap in services that has been recognized by the Independence STRIVIN' Committee. Project staff provide on-site advocacy and therapy services for residents of Hawthorne Place Apartments who are currently or have previously experienced domestic violence. 

The program will provide on-site and remote services that meet the current needs of residents as it relates to domestic violence and the trauma they have experienced. Such services include: 

  • crisis intervention services such as safety planning
  • assistance with filing an Order of Protection
  • resource referrals and linkage
  • advocacy and assistance through the various legal systems residents may need to navigate 
  • on-going case management that may include weekly meetings to assist the survivor in setting and achieving goals to overcome their current barriers
  • and individual, group and family therapy services. 

Based on best practice, family therapy services are only be provided to the non-offending parent and children. As a result of being able to access services on-site, Hope House anticipates survivors will have the resources and support needed to keep themselves and their families safe, cope with the trauma they have experienced and remain in stable and secure housing.

Program Address:
Hawthorne Place Apartments
16995 E. Dover Lane Independence, MO 64056

Hope House's COMBAT-funded staff provide on-site crisis intervention services, including:

  • safety planning and assistance with filing Ex-Parte Orders of Protections
  • resource referral and linkage/systems navigation
  • court accompaniment at Municipal Court, Order of Protection Court, and/or Family Court
  • and other case management-related services as needed. 

In addition to advocacy related services, Hope House will offer individual, family and group counseling, as well as support groups for victims of crime residing at Hawthorne Place Apartments.

816-257-9228 • hopehouse.net

  1. STRIVING-250

    These are the agencies that have a COMBAT-funded program with a direct connection to COMBAT's Striving Together to Reduce Violence In Neighborhoods (STRIVIN') initiative.

    Centers for Conflict Resolution
    » Reducing Compound Trauma In Hot Spots
    Community Services League

    » Independence STRIVIN' Initiative

    Hickman Mills Prevention Coalition
    » Hope Hangout

    Hope House, Inc.
    » Hope House's Targeted Domestic Violence Program

    Mattie Rhodes Center
    » Mattie Rhodes Violence & Intervention Program

    Sisters In Christ
    » Safe Zone