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Missoula Community Resources: Feeling unsafe at home or in a relationship?

Need help with non-school related issues? This guide can help you find resources for childcare, food assistance, housing, and more.


From the SARC website:

"If you have experienced sexual assault, relationship violence, bullying, intimidation, or discrimination, SARC is here to help you. Our services are comprehensive and we actively listen, believe in, assist and support our clients. Based upon your decisions and choices, we also provide referrals, connections and advocacy within the justice, medical, and social service systems. Our work is personal for you and your circumstances. All our services are confidential and free."

To get in contact with SARC and learn more about accessing services, call (406) 243-4429.

For immediate support, call the 24hr support line: (406) 243-6559

SAFE - Ravalli County

SAFE offers resources, support, and emergency shelter to families fleeing domestic violence situations. 


(406) 363-4600 
24 Hour Crisis Hotline

(406) 363-2793  Office
(406) 363-0382  Fax

PO Box 534
Hamilton, MT 59840

Crime Victim Advocacy Program

From the Crime Victim Advocate Program website:

"The CVA program provides free and confidential assistance to victims of relationship violence, sexual assault, and stalking by offering advocacy and resource information in civil and criminal matters." 

For more information, you can look at their brochure or website.

Due to COVID-19, the CVA office is currently limiting the number of people in the building at a time. Appointments are preferred when possible. If the front door is locked, please call (406) 258-3830 because an advocate may be available to speak over the phone or to make an appointment. 

Main (406) 258-3830
Toll-free (866) 921-6995
Fax (406) 258-3295
Email -

317 Woody Street, Missoula, MT 59802

First STEP Resource Center

First Step Resource Center provides medical evaluations, forensic interviews, mental health treatments, care coordination and referrals for child and adult victims of abuse or assault.

For more information, you can visit their website or call 406-329-5776.


From the YWCA website:

"The YWCA’s Pathways Program offers shelter, crisis counseling and support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, including the 24-hour crisis hotline; safe shelter for women, men and children fleeing abusive situations; walk-in peer counseling; weekly support groups; in-house short-term therapy; referrals to community resources; and legal, personal and medical advocacy."

Resources about sexual and domestic violence

To find out more about your options, call the 24-hour crisis line: (406) 542-1944 or (800) 483-7858.


Serves people in the Seeley-Swan Valley who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence. Services include transport to safe shelter, support, and education.
(406) 677-3177