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hour hotline at 816-471-5800

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The mission of Newhouse is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools that allow women to make positive choices and lead self-sufficient lives.


We accomplish our mission through our values and beliefs:

  • We value inclusiveness, striving to maintain diversity of age, race, sexual orientation, religion, differently-abled, sex, and national origin
  • We value integrity, trust and ethics within our service delivery.
  • We value the philosophy of empowerment.
  • We believe in providing a safe, healing environment, which includes physical, spiritual, psychological, and emotional components, as well as ongoing supportive services.
  • We believe that early intervention with children will maximize the potential of breaking the intergenerational cycle of abuse.
  • We believe in educating the community about domestic violence and the services that Newhouse staff members provide.

 

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In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service
at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete
the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) online. 

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