Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse Support Resources

MU Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center
G216 MU Student Center
573-882-6638

The RSVP Center provides confidential response services, basic crisis intervention, ongoing case management and advocacy.
  • Confidential resource.
  • Appointments and walk-in services 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Services are offered free of charge.

True North
PO Box 1367
Columbia, MO 65205
573-875-1370 or 1-800-548-2480

  • Confidential resource
  • Provides 24/7 crisis services, advocacy and safe shelter for Boone County, Missouri
  • All services are free for qualified individuals.

Missouri Crisis Line
1-888-761-HELP (4357)
Text HAND to 839863


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest) National Hotline (connects to nearest crisis hotline)
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)


MUPD Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
573-882-5927 or 1-800-548-2480

  • Course is offered free of charge
  • Classroom instruction and hands-on self defense practice with certified instructors
  • Advanced RAD, RAD Aerosol/Keychain Defense, and Weapons Defense Class also available

National Sexual Violence Resource Center


National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence


DoD Safe Helpline
887-995-5247

  • Crisis intervention for military service members