December 16, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Victim, Witness Assistance Available

The Springfield Police Department would like to remind the general public about victim/witness assistance programs available to them if they are the victim in an abusive situation. Any of the below facilities offer a variety of services that can assist in a relationship in which the victim is having difficulty dealing with.

Victim/Witness Assistance Agencies
Agency Phone
Family Violence Center 837-7700
Battered and Abused Assistance-Local 864-7233
Carol Jones Recovery Center 862-3455
Family Violence Center 837-7700
Harbor House (636 N. Boonville) 831-7746
Harmony House 864-7233
Salvation Army 862-5509
Victim Center 863-7273
Victory Mission-Women 882-2540

Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Kirk Manlove

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •