Mission, Focus & Vision
Woman’s Place: Where Women Find Safety, Hope and Healing
Woman’s Place works to end violence against women by providing compassionate crisis intervention, facilitating women’s transition to safety and healing, and educating the community.
Woman’s Place provides immediate and ongoing support for women who have experienced emotional, physical or sexual abuse. Woman’s Place is unique in being the only non-residential standalone drop-in center in the St. Louis region. There are no eligibility requirements or fees. All are welcome without regard to age, background, ethnicity or cultural traditions.
Woman’s Place facilitates the empowerment of women to heal from the isolation, pain and trauma of abuse through
- Crisis intervention
- Support services
- Support groups and workshops
- Referral to other services in the community
Woman’s Place advances the well-being of women by raising awareness of domestic and sexual violence and advocates for just social systems that support non-violence.
- Community outreach
- Education programs for community groups and family members
A community where all women are safe