Newhouse seeks to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools that allow individuals & families to make positive choices and lead self-sufficient lives.

24-Hour Hotline

816-471-5800

BE AWARE: Computer use can be monitored by an abuser. Turn off location services on your cell phone.

Emergency Shelter

Most survivors arrive with only the clothes they are wearing. Newhouse provides for immediate needs: safe shelter, meals, clothing, and personal hygiene items.

On-site School

Sharon Garfield Memorial School (K-6th grade) is staffed with a certified teacher for children to attend (or transport to current school). No-cost, onsite childcare is provided for infant to age 4.

Shelter Needs

  • School Uniforms: polo shirts (navy, white, red) pants (khaki or navy) ages 5-17 years, boys & girls
  • Laundry Pods, Individual load-Hypoallergenic
  • NEW Women & children`s Underwear
  • Diapers sizes 3-6 & wipes
  • Pajamas all sizes – 2T-3XL
  • Hair brushes & hair products for all ethnicities
  • NEW Baby Bottles / Nipples & Scrub Brush
  • Personal Care: Body wash, Shampoo, Conditioner
  • Purses & Wallets
  • Make Up: Eyes, Cheeks & Lips
  • Chapstick and Kleenex
  • Used cell phones (working or not)
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