Supporting survivors of intimate violence

Christos House is here to help victims of domestic violence and sexual violence in our communities. Our mission is to provide a safe place for victims of domestic and sexual violence to make positive change in a supportive atmosphere. Founded as a grass roots organization in 1982 in West Plains, MO by Peg Shaw and became a state recognized non-profit in 1985. Outreach services provided in 8 counties: Carter, Douglas, Howell, Oregon, Ozark, Shannon, Texas, and Wright. Christos House is dedicated to helping those in need and have helped survivors get established in their new communities. 

Providing a safe place for survivors of domestic and sexual violence

Are you experiencing domestic or sexual violence? We can help. Call Christos House Hotline 1-800-611-5853.

We provide a wide range of resources for clients and community members.

Christos House

Christos House, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 1985. Run by a small team of individuals dedicated to helping others.

Christos House has an emergency shelter, an outreach, and a resale store.

Please call 417-256-3408 for more information. 

March is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Christos House is celebrating Pride

988 Nationwide Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Call, Text, or Chat

RAINN 1-800-656-4673
online chat hotline

Male survivors

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
SMS text START to 88788

Christos House domestic violence hotline: 1-800-611-5853

National Domestic Violence Hotline TTY 800-787-3224

Teen Violence Hotline: 1-866-331-9474

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: here, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442

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