Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse

MU Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center
G216 MU Student Center

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 offered free of charge.
  • Available to all students, faculty and staff.

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

  • Crisis intervention for military service members.