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What AVENUES Stands For:
AVENUES is a domestic violence and sexual assault shelter and outreach program dedicated to serving individuals who have been traumatized by violence in Northeast Missouri.
All services are free, confidential, and include a 24-hour 800# hotline (1-833-AID-NEMO (or 1-833-243-NEMO), safe and secure shelter, court and medical advocacy, crisis intervention, case management, and referrals to related services.
All services to victims shall be implemented so that the safety, needs, and desires of the victim are always the top priority.
Being a victim of domestic and/or sexual violence is...NEVER THE VICTIMS FAULT.
- Strives to improve the physical and emotional and welfare of individuals and their children in Northeast Missouri.
- Is a social change organization that focuses on domestic and sexual violence.
- Provides crisis intervention and support to the needs of individual survivors and significant others.
- Strives to eliminate domestic and sexual violence by addressing the roots of violence which include issues of inequality and oppression between genders, races, and socioeconomic groups.