Emergency Shelters


BRAVE Domestic Violence Center (a DAEOC facility)

Comprehensive shelter services are provided to those women and children who are fleeing domestic violence situations.
Our services are available 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week are available for the Missouri counties of Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott and Stoddard.

Services include referrals, 24-hour emergency shelter, victim and court advocacy, and crisis intervention.


PO Box 52
Malden, MO 63863
(573)276-2815 or (866)863-7628

Shelter of Hope

Services Provided: Provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.

320 S. Sprigg
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Safe House for Women

Services Provided: Provides emergency shelter and assistance to women and children only, as well as help with food, household needs, and clothing vouchers.


House Of Refuge

Services Provided: Offers shelter for victims of domestic violence, as well as legal advocacy. Also provides monetary assistance for men needing refuge.

Go to Sikeston Police Station for Assistance
Sikeston, MO 63801
1-877-633-3843 National Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Haven House

Services Provided: Offers shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

P.O. Box 4875
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
1-573-686-4873 Toll Free: 1-800-461-1138

Good Samaritan Ministries

Services Provided: Offers food pantry, emergency shelter, transitional housing, soup kitchen, and emergency assistance.


701 S. Marion Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

DAEOC Homeless Shelter

Services Provided: Provides temporary housing for those in need.


820 Anderson
Sikeston, MO 63801

Cairo Women's Shelter

Services Provided: Provides homeless shelter for only women and childeren who are victims of domestic violence for up to 2 weeks. Also offers legal advocacy, group and individual counseling and referrals.

P.O. Box 911
Cairo, IL 62914

American Red Cross

Services Provided: Provides emergency relief for natural disasters for all clients who qualify for service. Fire assistance provided for qualifying clients up to a week post-disaster. In the event that a disaster shelter is needed, the American Red Cross will work with local entities to provide emergency relief.


2430 Myra Dr
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703