Victim Resources

Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments (ALIVE) – (314-993-2777)
Provides counseling, emergency sanctuary, safety planning and other critical services.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital AWARE Program (314-362-9273)
Provides advocacy services, information and resources.

Crime Victim Center – (314-652-3623)
Provides crisis intervention, personal advocacy, safety planning, legal advocacy & representation, assistance with filing crime victims’ compensation, filing for orders of protection, and counseling.

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri – (314-534-4200, toll-free 800-444-0514)
Provides advocacy, immediate crisis support, legal advocacy & representation, assistance with orders of protection, family, immigration, and landlord-tenant law matters.

Life Sources Consultants, Inc. – (24 hour number: 314-524-0686)
Provides advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, support and information.

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence – (573-634-4161)
State coalition providing education, assistance, alliance and research in the field of domestic and sexual
violence.

Safe Connections – (24 Hour Hotline: 314-531-2003)
Provides advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, education and referrals.

St. Martha’s Hall – (314-533-1313)
Provides emergency shelter for abused women and their children.

Women’s Safe House – (314-772-4535)
Provides emergency shelter for abused women and their children.

YWCA Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Repsonse Team (DV-SART)
Crisis Intervention: 314-645-4848
24 Hour Hotline: 314-531-7273
Provides advocacy, immediate crisis support, court advocacy, safety planning, counseling and education.

Start Here St. Louis Resource Directory

St. Louis Ending Violence Against Women Network

Information Bulletin for the Crime Victim (OPP-33) (PDF)


St. Louis City Instructions for Order of Protection Petition Online Submission

This is the home screen for filing an Order of Protection online. Please read the description very carefully.
Access this page at Saint Louis City Circuit Court Protection Orders.

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Scroll down the page and select the order you need (pictured below). Once you have selected the proper
order, a new window will open containing 13 PDF forms, some of which should be fillable from your computer.

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Read through all 13 pages very carefully. Once you get to the last page you will be instructed to save the form.
Be sure to use the “Save As” option and save the form to your computer, as you will need to attach the
document to an email later.

Once you have completed and saved the form, click the link indicated below which is on page 13 of the online packet.

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After completing the form, you need to will return to the main page. Once there, scroll to the bottom and
enter your name and email address (as pictured).

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Once you successfully submit your information, you will get a message/prompt as shown below.

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Now that you’ve successfully submitted your information, you will receive an email and attachment to the
email address you previously provided. PLEASE NOTE that the email could go to your “Junk/Spam” folder.
Once received, click the link in the e-mail.

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Once you have clicked the link, a window (like the one shown below) should appear. Complete the
information by filling in your email address and click “Continue”.

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You will be prompted to fill out the information as shown below. You will create a password and choose a
security question. Once you have completed that information, click continue.

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The confirmation screen will look like this. This page will direct you to your email again so you can verify your
activation.

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You should find an email (like shown below) to email address you previously provided. PLEASE NOTE that the
email could go to your “Junk/Spam” folder.


Click the link in the email to open the submission window.

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Below should be the information that displays after you click the link. You must include the following information:


  • Address “To:”                                                       STLCityProtectionOrders@courts.mo.gov
  • In the subject line, include the following:              [Your Name] Order of Protection
  • Next, attach the previously saved petition to the email and submit.

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Lastly, you should receive confirmation either by email or phone that your petition has been received. If you do
not receive a confirmation within one business day, please call 314-622-4434 to confirm the status of your filing.

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