With a New Day March 18, 2021 READ MORE
With a new day comes new strength is a personal mantra for many at Rose
What If Home Isn't Safe March 19, 2021 READ MORE
For many of us during this past year, our home has become our safe place
Meet Cooper! Rose Brooks' Therapy Dog March 24, 2021 READ MORE
Meet Cooper! At Rose Brooks Center, we’ve long understood that comprehensive care also includes the human-animal
At Rose Brooks Center, we’ve long understood that comprehensive care also includes the human-animal bond. Which is why in February, Rose Brooks added a four-legged member to the staff, a therapy dog named Cooper.
With a new day comes new strength is a personal mantra for many at Rose Brooks Center, and one that encourages us to reflect on our commitments to you, those we serve, and our community.
What if home isn’t safe? Imagine for a minute, that during this past year your home was a dangerous place. That you and your children were trapped between four walls, 24-hours a day, with the person who emotionally, verbally and physically abused you.
For the past three years, Rose Brooks Center has led an effort to address domestic violence crime in Kansas City - a first for...
Within hours of opening Rose Brooks Center’s onsite pet shelter in 2012, it was full. We knew then that one day we may have...


Cabaret is Sunday, March 7, 2021! We, along with Event Chairs, Bill and Carlene Hall, invite you to stand with us at this year’s...
Next month, Rose Brooks Center’s original service celebrates 42 years of providing critical care as a lifeline to thousands each year. In 1978, seven board members established a charter to support the community through shelters, hotlines, and education. On August 22.

A Message From The CEO-Spring 2021

Earlier this year I made the difficult decision to retire as Rose Brooks Center’s CEO, after 25 years of being part of its mission and work...

Service Categories

Rose Brooks Center is about saving lives. Read letters from the CEO, stories about featured programs, and more here.
Serving patients experiencing domestic violence in the safety of local hospitals and clinics.
Offering a wide variety of services to support the emotional and physical well-being of children who are healing from domestic violence.
Since 2001, Rose Brooks Center has been providing quality domestic violence education to the Kansas City community and beyond.
Advocating for and guiding survivors through complex court systems.
Helping survivors repair the effects of economic abuse through credit repair, budgeting, and education.
Providing a safe sanctuary where individuals, families, and pets are welcomed, wrapped in support, and can begin to heal.
Employment Advocacy includes developing job interview skills, job search, and ongoing support to survivors in maintaining employment.
Providing confidential support, information, individual safety planning, resources, and more. The 24-hour Hotline is 816-861-6100.
Helping survivors find safe, affordable housing and gain economic stability within a safe home, free from violence.
On-site medical and healthcare services within the safety of emergency shelter.
An on-site state-of-the art pet shelter for dogs, cats, and other family pets.
Providing advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and education for officers to improve victims safety.
A school-based violence prevention program working to end the cycle of domestic violence by providing support to youth dealing with violence at home or communities.
Therapy services that help empower adult and child survivors to reclaim their lives through the complex healing process.
Stories about our incredible volunteers and the work they do to support our mission.

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