Helping You Navigate a Sometimes Confusing System
The goal of Safehome’s court and legal services is to is to support survivors within the legal system. Safehome helps survivors understand the criminal legal process and file protection orders.
We are the only domestic violence agency in Kansas and the Kansas City Metro area to have a full-time attorney on staff. Court & Legal Services Include:
- Court accompaniment
- Case assessment
- Guidance and support during the protection order process
- Prep in filing protection order paperwork
- Civil and criminal court accompaniment
- Education on victim rights
- Referral to legal resources
- Safety planning
Who We Serve
To receive any Safehome service, the first step is calling our hotline so we can assess your individual situation and recommend the best course of action. To confidentially discuss your situation with a hotline advocate or ask questions about receiving domestic violence legal aid in Overland Park, please call our 24-hour hotline at (913) 262-2868.
Safehome is a nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence in our community.
We offer free services, including shelter, individual and group counseling, court and legal support, and other community programs. Through these programs, approximately 8,000 individuals each year receive the support they need to live independent and violence-free lives. Our vision, since 1980, is to empower survivors and their children to live a life free of domestic violence.