Contact Information Counties Served Services
Prosecuting Attorney
Victim Advocate
601 Pearl St.
Ste 100
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: 417-625-4314
Fax: 417-625-4315
  
Sheriff’s Department
231 S Main St
Carthage, MO 64836
Phone: 417-358-8177
Fax: 417-358-5566
Fax: 417-359-8620
  
Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri
Executive Director: Chad Adams
921 East 34th St. Ste. A
Joplin, MO 64804
Phone: 417-623-2292
Fax: 417-623-3328
Crisis Line: 888-466-4883
Website: www.childrens-center.org
Counties Served:
Jasper, Newton, Barry, Barton, McDonald, Lawrence
Services:
  • Forensic Interviews
  • Assistance filing crime victims compensation
  • SAFE exams
  • CARE exams
  • Advocacy
  • Personal Advocacy
  • Other
Lafayette House
1809 Connor St.
Joplin, MO 64804
Hotline: 800-416-1772
Joplin Office: 417-782-1772
Neosho: 417-451-6106
Fax: 417-782-3832
Website: www.lafayettehouse.org
Counties Served:
Jasper; Barry, Barton, Dade, Lawrence, McDonald, and Newton counties
Services:
  • Shelter and motel placement
  • Domestic violence and sexual assault crisis intervention
  • Case management
  • Court advocacy
  • Support groups for women and children
  • Professional therapy for women and children
  • Structured program for children
  • Licensed child care
  • Emergency room advocacy
  • Outreach offices
  • Non-residential services