Newhouse Children's Substance Use Prevention Program

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Newhouse Shelter

Program Summary: Newhouse is an 88-bed emergency shelter facility offering safe housing and critical supportive services to domestic violence victims and their children. For over 47 years, Newhouse has remained dedicated to its mission to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools that allow individuals and families to make positive changes and lead self-sufficient lives. 

Under the Newhouse Children’s Substance-Use Prevention Program, Newhouse will add a new position, the Prevention Specialist, to its trauma-informed Children’s Program staff. The Prevention Specialist will work with Newhouse's K-6 school teacher and preschool teachers to incorporate research-based, age-appropriate prevention programming into classes; Newhouse's Children’s Case Manager and Children’s Therapists to incorporate said programming into therapeutic and other group activities; and Newhouse's adult Therapists, Case Managers and Recovery Counselor to coordinate services for children with multiple risk factors.

Program Addresses: 
105 N Hardesty Ave. • Kansas City, MO 64123

816-462-0523 •


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