YWCA Women’s Resource Center/Woman’s Place has relocated to 3820 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis 63108. It is our goal to ensure the safety, security & stability of women by housing all of our program services at the same location. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause, for immediate assistance please call 314-645-4848.
Don’t try to survive sexual assault alone.
Call us for help, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 314-531-RAPE (7273)
YWCA Metro St. Louis Women’s Resource Center assists more than 1,000 victims annually. Its sexual assault response team works collaboratively with St. Louis City and County police officers, area hospitals, and prosecutors as well as with other victim service agencies. Crisis services are provided at no cost to victims.
- Provide support and advocacy to victims of sexual assault and abuse within the St. Louis metro area
- Coordinate services provided to victims
- Serve as a resource on issues regarding awareness and prevention of sexual violence
- SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) volunteers provide support, information and resources to rape victims in local hospital emergency departments 24-hours a day, seven days a week, serving more than 400 victims each year.
- 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 314-531-RAPE (7273).
- For an appointment or other information call 314-726-6665.
- Survivor Support Services
- Individual therapy for anyone age 14+ who has been a victim of rape or childhood sexual abuse. Minors seeking therapy must be accompanied for their first appointment by a parent or guardian.
- Support groups.
- Group and individual counseling are provided by professional therapists at no cost to clients.
- Case management.
- Follow-up for victims seen by SART.
- We provide risk-reduction and awareness training, professional education, psycho-educational groups and off-site outreach services
- The comprehensive services provided by YWCA staff and volunteers not only provide direct services to victims, but at the same time, prevention is a goal. Educational services are offered to area health care professionals, police officers and other service providers in addition to prevention education to thousands of students each year.
- The center is a leading advocate for assault victims’ rights and protections and collaborates with other organizations.