Impact Report 2021



Impact Report

Here you will find Rose Brooks Center’s 2021 Impact Report from January 1 – December 31, 2021. Representing far more than service numbers, they are individual lives impacted by the steadfast support and kindness of our donors, volunteers and friends.

Emergency Shelter & Housing

41,172 nights of safety were provided to 575 adults and children through emergency shelter and housing. Safe housing allows the mind and body to heal.

Pet Services

2,952 nights of safety were provided to 76 family pets in our on-site pet shelter. Families may now choose to keep their pets with them in their private rooms!


7,865 individuals in crisis called Rose Brooks Center’s hotline to speak to one of our trained hotline advocates. For many this is where the journey to safety begins.

The Bridge Program

764 patients experiencing domestic violence met with hospital advocates through Rose Brooks’ Bridge Program™, serving 5 health systems across 14 different sites.

Court Advocacy

1,344 survivors were helped by court advocates, helping them navigate the legal system while providing advocacy and ongoing support.

Police Advocacy

2,897 calls to Rose Brooks Center from police on the scene of highly lethal domestic violence situations, as part of a Lethality Assessment Program with KCPD.

Therapy Services

271 adults and children reclaimed their lives through individual and group therapy, helping them heal from the trauma of domestic violence.

Project SAFE®

1,067 students received education about healthy relationships and more through our school-based violence prevention program, Project SAFE®. (2020-2021 school year)

Economic and Employment Advocacy

552 collective economic and employment advocacy sessions were provided to adults, helping address the financial barriers that keep survivors in dangerous relationships.

On-Site Health Clinic

142 clients received 498 services both in-person and via telemedicine,
including health advocacy, medical and dental care through our on-site SAFE Care Health Clinic.

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15,287 safety planning sessions between survivors and Rose Brooks Center staff were provided in 2021. A safety plan identifies options, evaluates those options, and creates a plan to reduce the risk of violence, both during the relationship or once the relationship is over.

To read more about a personalized safety plan, visit

More safety plans, including: Safety Planning While Living With Your Abuser, Safety Planning With Your Children, Youth Safety Plans, or Safety Planning With Your Pets can all be found at

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Rose Brooks Center is about saving lives. Read letters from the CEO, stories about featured programs, and more here.

Bridge Program

Serving patients experiencing domestic violence in the safety of local hospitals and clinics.

Children's Programs

Offering a wide variety of services to support the emotional and physical well-being of children who are healing from domestic violence.

Community Training

Since 2001, Rose Brooks Center has been providing quality domestic violence education to the Kansas City community and beyond.

Court Advocacy

Advocating for and guiding survivors through complex court systems.

Economic Empowerment

Helping survivors repair the effects of economic abuse through credit repair, budgeting, and education.

Emergency Shelter

Providing a safe sanctuary where individuals, families, and pets are welcomed, wrapped in support, and can begin to heal.

Employment Advocacy

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.

Onsite Clinic

On-site medical and healthcare services within the safety of emergency shelter.

Pet Shelter

An on-site state-of-the art pet shelter for dogs, cats, and other family pets.

Police Advocacy

Providing advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and education for officers to improve victims safety.

Project SAFE

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.


Stories about our incredible volunteers and the work they do to support our mission.